Casual Labourers - Summer Employment

Requisition #: 24/40
Job #: J0224-0831
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Casual Labourer
Positions: 8
Salary/Wage: 17.39 - 20.22/Hour
Department: Public Operations
Location: 7 Chevigny Street

The Opportunity

The City of St. Albert is accepting applications for Casual Labourers in our Public Operations department. These are popular seasonal summer 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.


$17.39 - $20.22 per hour


ASAP to September 1, 2024

Conditions of Employment

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check and provide a Driver's abstract demonstrating a valid class 5 drivers license (full or GDL) with no more than 6 demerits.

Application Information

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

Closing Statement

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

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. Will you hold a valid Class 5 drivers license (Full or GDL)?
*3. Are you available to work full time hours until September 1, 2024 or longer?
*4. Are you okay with working outdoors in variable weather conditions?
*5. Are you willing to work a modified weekly schedule (i.e. 4 days/week, 10 hours per day)?

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.