Job Description: Public Works – Maintenance 3

Under the direction of the Public Works Lead or in his/her absence, the Maintenance 2 or C.A.O., Maintenance 3 is responsible for performing duties related to the general repair and maintenance of Town owned facilities and equipment including street, sidewalks, water and sewer systems, cemetery, recreation areas and parks/natural spaces.


Parks/Natural Space and Recreation Areas

    1. To maintain all trees and vegetation in a safe and healthy state.
    2. To provide for the coordinated development of trees, shrubs and plants in the Town.
    3. To repair and/or maintain all equipment, buildings, and structures in a clean, safe and attractive manner.
    4. Maintain tree farm and ensure sustainability of Town trees.

Water and Sewer Services

    1. To assist the Lead and/or Maintenance 1 whenever necessary, in the operation and/or repair of all equipment.
    2. To read/document water meters/usage.

Street and Alley Maintenance

    1. To assist the Lead and/or Maintenance 2, whenever necessary, in maintenance and/or repair of the roads, streets and alleys.

Public Property

    1. To assist the Lead and/or Maintenance 2, whenever necessary, in the performance of any operation regarding public property.


    1. To assist the Lead and/or Maintenance 2, whenever necessary, with the maintenance and/or repair of all equipment.

Disaster Services

  1. Provide assistance to the Lead and/or Maintenance 2 in the performance of Disaster Services.

Administrative Functions

  1. Participate in and help insure safe work practices are followed.
  2. Rotates on standby with other department staff for evening and weekend on-call, and may be required to work shifts outside the regular hours of work.
  3. Assist in development of inspection and work reports
  4. Fill out and make reports as required.
  5. Performs other duties as may be required.


  1. Minimum High School education or GED certificate
  2. Valid Class 5 drivers license with air ticket
  3. First Aide Certificate
  4. General knowledge of trees, plants and growing conditions
  5. General knowledge of construction practices.
  6. Ability to operate all types of power tools.
  7. Ability to establish and maintain good public relations
  8. Ability to operate heavy equipment

Salary Range: $20.15/hr (Maintenance Person 3 as per CUPE Local 37 agreement). Wage increase and generous benefits package upon completion of 3 month probationary period.

Hours of work: 7.5hrs/day; 37.5 hours/week

Must be willing to provide a Criminal Record Check and Drivers Abstract

Closing date: January 8, 2017

Interested applicants are requested to submit their resume in confidence to the Municipal Office.

Email:, or Fax at (403) 935-4270 or by mail: Box 100, Irricana AB T0M 1B0.

Resumes may also be dropped off in person to: 222- 2nd Street, Irricana, AB T0M 1B0.

Please only submit one resume.