Service Technician (Casual)

Requisition #: 23/25
Job #: J0223-0609
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Positions: 1
Posting Date: February 13, 2023
Closing Date: April 2, 2023
Salary/Wage: 19.79 - 24.10/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 400 Campbell Road

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As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 66,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

The City of St. Albert’s Recreation and Parks department is recruiting for a Casual Service Technician.

As a Service Technician, you will be responsible for supporting general maintenance, repair and upkeep of recreational facilities and equipment, including aquatics-related equipment and processes such as water chemistry or chemical-feed systems and building operational machinery such as heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and plumbing. The City of St. Albert operates a multipurpose leisure centre (Servus Credit Union Place), two year-round indoor aquatic complexes (Fountain Park Recreation Centre and Landrex Water Play Centre), as well as three seasonal outdoor facilities (Grosvenor Park Outdoor Swimming Pool, Versailles Splash Pad and Woodlands Water Play Park).

The Service Technician supports infrastructure operations ensuring compliance with Alberta Building Codes, Alberta Health Pool Standards, and Occupational Health and Safety legislation. The work encompasses completing preventative and ongoing maintenance/repair which can include Aquatics equipment and chemistry, minor carpentry, Plumbing, HVAC including filter replacements. As well, the incumbent will be required to first level troubleshoot emergent issues in all areas of Aquatics or Building Maintenance. The Technician plays a key role in the annual start up and shut down of outdoor aquatic facilities
The individual we are looking for has demonstrated mechanical aptitude, good communication and teamwork skills, and wants to contribute to a team passionate about creating great patron experiences.


• A minimum of 3 years related experience .
• Swimming Pool Operator Level 1 is preferred.
• Building Maintenance related experience with plumbing, HVAC, pool operations, mechanical control and security systems.
• Proficient in the use of MS Office programs,
• A valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use is required.
• Experience working in an aquatic environment is an asset.

Hours of Work:

This position requires flexibility to accommodate day, evening, and weekend shifts, up to 40 hours per week. This position may also participate in an 24/7 on-call support program.


Starting at $19.79 - $24.10 per hour based on qualifications and experience.

• Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
• Valid Class 5 Drivers License and a personal vehicle for work use are required.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. Do you hold a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license and have access to a personal vehicle for work use?
*3. Are you able to work evenings and weekends?
*4. Are you able to start work at the beginning of April?
*5. Do you have building maintenance experience?
*7. Do you have aquatics mechanical experience?

Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing or calling 1-877-427-7717.