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The MD of Foothills is a rural atmosphere, which lends itself to the perfect combination for work/life balance. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to enhance the well being of the municipality and help shape the future of the MD.

The MD of Foothills has a long standing loyal employee base which covers a variety of professional and unique working opportunities; this provides new employees opportunities to receive mentoring from employees that have a great deal of experience to share. Positions range from laborers to chartered accountants and everything in between.

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Cemetery Specialist

August 18, 2017

(Part Time–One Year Term Position–October 2017 to October 2018)

The Municipal District of Foothills No. 31, a rapidly growing rural Municipality in Southern Alberta and is inviting applications for a Cemetery Specialist, part time one year term position working 20 hours per week.

The Cemetery Specialist will provide specific duties at various cemeteries managed by the M.D. of Foothills.  The candidate will be required to liaise between bereaved families and service providers with constricted timelines in sensitive situations.  The candidate must have the ability to handle multiple tasks at any given time including a wide range of clerical duties and out of doors tasks.  Good communication and organizational skills are necessary to be successful in this position.  This position also requires shift work and on call availability.

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Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter, resume, and current drivers’ abstract to:

Human Resources
M.D. Foothills No. 31
309 Macleod Trail SW
High River, Alberta, T1V 1M7
Email:  opportunities@mdfoothills.com

This competition closes on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 4:00 pm.

We thank all applicants but please note that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Recreation Facility Operator - Seasonal

August 10, 2017

The Scott Seamen Sports Rink is located in the M.D. of the Foothills No.31 and opened in November 2013. The facility boasts one NHL sized ice surface, a running track, two multipurpose rooms, concession and commercial kitchen. The facility will support local minor hockey, figure skating and various community programs. We are currently inviting applications for a seasonal Recreation Facility Operator.  

To prepare for this position, you will have obtained Arena Operator Level 1 certification, with three (3) years of experience in the arena/recreation industry.  You have highly developed interpersonal, organizational, problem solving and mechanical and maintenance skills, along with proficient computer skills.  You have a proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the community, user groups and other stakeholders.  You must possess a valid class 5 driver’s licence, First Aid/CPR certification would be considered an asset.  Your knowledge and ability to make, paint, and mark ice and operate arena equipment and machinery will help ensure your success in this position.  Candidates must be available to work shift work, including evening and weekend shifts.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Ice maintenance and resurfacing
  • Assist in ice installation and removal
  • Refrigeration plant checks
  • Custodial maintenance including a variety of tasks such as cleaning dressing rooms, stands, bathrooms, multi-purpose rooms, walking track and all public areas, replenishing supplies as well as, wash and wax floors as required
  • Facility maintenance including a variety of tasks such as changing lights, painting, basic carpentry, basic plumbing and grounds upkeep
  • Assist in the delivery of services in the arena facility to support the user groups and ensure the arena facility is properly maintained to provide a safe environment to the user groups and  minimize user group inconvenience
  • Develop and maintain accurate records, producing statistical reports tracking time and maintenance activities
  • Troubleshoot as necessary
  • Promote positive relations with the public and provide customer service to all patrons, ensuring that public inquiries and complaints are responded to positively and quickly

For a full job description and more information about this exciting career opportunity, please click here.

Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letters and resumes to:

Human Resources
M.D. Foothills No. 31
309 Macleod Trail SW
High River, Alberta, T1V 1M7
E-Mail:  opportunities@mdfoothills.com

This competition closes on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants but please note that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.