Casual Labourers

Requisition #: 21/133
Job #: J0821-1470
Job Title: Casual Labourers
Job Type: Casual
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Casual Labourer
Number of Positions: 9
Department: Public Operations
Location: Chevigny Street
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The Opportunity:

The City of St. Albert is accepting applications for Casual Labourers in our Public Operations department. These are popular seasonal positions that offer primarily full time hours and the opportunity to work outdoors while maintaining St. Albert’s superior green spaces, roadways and infrastructure for our residents.

We are looking for individuals with excellent, customer service, teamwork skills and the ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions. These positions mostly work outdoors and in various weather conditions. Candidates working inside one of our City facilities, can expect to work in different environments and on varied surfaces.

Duties may vary based on placement area and could include tasks related to public park spaces, water and wastewater, road maintenance, building maintenance, garage and maintaining recycling and compost depots. Physical labour includes repetitive task movements pushing and pulling and lifting up to 60 lbs repeatedly as well as standing for extended periods.


• Valid class 5 drivers license (full or GDL).
• Physical ability to conduct assigned duties as including lifting, sitting, riding, and standing.
• Class 3 with Q endorsement is considered an asset.
• Preference will be given to those candidates who currently have Standard or Emergency First Aid and Defensive Driver training.
• Related work experience is beneficial so please identify any prior labour or maintenance experience and indicate expertise with handheld or power tools and small equipment.

Hours of Work:

The hours of work may vary by position but is generally full time (40 hours per week).
Some positions require afternoon shifts.


$16.96 - $19.72 per hour

Positions will start in December or January through March 2022. The assignments may potentially be extended longer depending on operational needs.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check and provide a driver’s abstract.

This position is represented by the CUPE Local 941 Collective Agreement.

Condition of Employment:
To keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City has decided to apply the Provincial Restriction Exemption Program standards with some modifications for employees. New employees joining the City must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination provided by Alberta Health Services will be required prior to start. Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed and validated before commencing work with the City of St. Albert. Those with approved exemptions will be required to submit negative test results twice a week before entering a City worksite.

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 able to meet the physical demands as identified in this posting?
*2. Do you have a valid full Class 5 license or the ability to remove the GDL rating within 3 months?
*3. Are you willing to work outside in variable weather conditions?
*4. In order to comply with COVID Provincial Restrictions and to keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City requires new employees to be fully vaccinated or request an accommodation because they are unable to be vaccinated based on a protected ground/area. Although we do not require proof of vaccination for candidates, we require you to confirm the following: I am aware of the City’s requirements for vaccination and in the event I am offered a position with the City of St. Albert I will provide proof of full vaccination or will request an exemption (that may/may not be available based on the nature of the work responsibilities.)

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