Employment

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TOWN OF TROCHU

 Public Works Position

Under the general direction of the Director of Operations and Public Works Coordinator, the Public Works Position assists in the operation and maintenance of public works, recreation and waste management operations. Work may involve manual labour or monitoring duties. Employees will receive daily instruction or may be given responsibility over specific tasks or projects.

Under the general direction of the Director of Operations & Public Works Coordinator, the Public Works Position will perform the following tasks:

  • Undertake manual labour
  • Assist with facility maintenance (Arena, Pool, Splash Park, Cemetery, Arboretum, Town Public Works Shops, Town Office)
  • Snow/Ice/Sand/Salt from sidewalks and streets
  • Mowing & Landscaping – parks and recreation facilities, green spaces and playing fields
  • Use a variety of hand tools
  • Operate small equipment
  • Assist with minor repairs (equipment, water & sewer repairs etc.)
  • May need to provide assistance at the Transfer Station
  • May be required to perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time
  • May be required to help with water treatment and distribution
  • May be required to help with waste water collection and treatment
  • Working with Community Groups on assigned projects
  • Meeting & dealing with the public and handling routine inquiries
  • Being required to assume on-call duties on a rotational basis
  • Completing special assignments as directed by Director of Operations and/or Public Works Coordinator
  • Trees-Pruning and Downing
  • Meter reading, installation and maintenance
  • Plumbing, electrical, mechanical and HVAC maintenance as required
  • Hydrant flushing

Job Specifications

KNOWLEDGE:

To be effective in the performance of the position described above, an individual would require the following:

  • A minimum of Grade 12 education
  • Hold a valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Knowledge in the operation and maintenance of normal public works equipment

SKILLS:

  • Physically fit with the ability to withstand normal working conditions
  • Ability to effectively organize work and to establish priorities
  • Ability to follow written and oral direction effectively
  • Ability to establish and maintain a high degree of public confidence and public relations
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing are required
  • Ability to deliver quality customer service is required
  • Ability to effectively represent the interests of the municipality
  • Punctuality

EDUCATION:

The knowledge required to adequately perform the duties of this position will have been gained through completion of a grade 12 education. Water and Wastewater certification would be looked upon as an asset. Following commencement of duties, the Public Works Position may be required to take further training related to the responsibilities of this position.

DESIRED SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Motor Vehicles Operators License
  • Airbrake Endorsement Certificate
  • Drivers Abstract
  • Vulnerability Check

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume to The Town of Trochu P.O. Box 340 Trochu, AB T0M 2C0 or cao@town.trochu.ab.ca

Will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Town of Trochu

Employment Opportunity (Maternity Leave)

Administrative Clerk III

Kind & Level of Work

The Town of Trochu is seeking to fill the Administrative Clerk III position for maternity leave coverage commencing June 12th.

The successful candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Corporate Services and the Chief Administrative Officer. The successful candidate must be bondable and will possess a High School Diploma or GED with excellent skills in the following areas:

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the training of other Office employees as required;
  • May include, but not limited to:, utilities, bank deposits, tax administration, journal entries, data input, account maintenance, and reporting, month end and year end balancing;
  • Provide back up to other Office employees as required;
  • Prepare correspondence as required;
  • May be required to issue development permits
  • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Corporate Finance and CAO

Qualifications & Certifications

  • Grade 12 Diploma or GED
  • Post Secondary education in financial accounting and computer related courses;
  • Minimum of three years experience in an accounting position;
  • Sound working knowledge of municipal financial systems;
  • Good working knowledge of computers, office equipment and software programs such as word processing, spread sheets (including excel), internet and email;
  • Possess strong organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • The ability to use discretion regarding confidential matters;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with the public, supervisors and co-workers;
  • Good public relations skills;
  • Knowledge/experience in municipal legislation and public sector generally accepted accounting principles would be definite assets;
  • Working knowledge of Muniware an asset

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume to The Town of Trochu P.O. Box 340 Trochu, AB T0M 2C0 or secretary@town.trochu.ab.ca

Closing date of posting is Friday May 26th.  We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.