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Career Opportunities

Manager Fire and Protective Services

The Town of Innisfail is seeking a qualified and highly motivated individual for the position of Manager Fire and Protective Services. 


The Manager is responsible for leadership, administration and supervision of the operations in the delivery of the Protective Services department including Fire Services, Municipal Enforcement and the coordination of Emergency Management and Preparedness within the Town of Innisfail. 

The Manager will develop and maintain policies and procedures concerning firefighting services, enforcement services in accordance with municipal bylaws, policies, federal and provincial legislation. Additionally oversee the development and implementation of the health and safety program ensuring consistency and compliance with Town standards. 

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Development Officer

The Town of Innisfail invites applications for a self-motivated professional for the position of Development Officer. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to a high level of customer service, have experience working in a municipal setting and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Reporting to the Director of Operational Services, the Development Officer is responsible for the processing of development permits and day to day implementation of the Town’s Land Use Bylaw. The position also assists the Director with the activities and responsibilities of the Planning and Development Department. Key areas of activity include support for the processing of safety codes applications, land sales and marketing, and economic development.
Qualifications & Experience Required:
  • Degree or Diploma related to land use planning, civil engineering (CET), landscape architecture, urban studies of a related discipline
  • Minimum of two years directly related experience; municipal experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of the Municipal Government Act and familiarity with land use bylaws
  • Knowledge of land development activities and building processes and activities
  • Ability to successfully communicate in verbal, written and graphic forms
  • Good time management and organization skills

The Town of Innisfail offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary range commensurate with experience. 

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resumes in confidence by 4:30 p.m. by Tuesday, September 27, 2016 to:
                        Town of Innisfail
                        Attention: Frank Colosimo, P.Eng., Director of Operational Services
                        4943 – 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1

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Custodial Worker - Casual

 The Town of Innisfail is accepting applications for a casual Custodian. Reporting to the Facility Maintenance Technician, this position will provide building access services and complete necessary custodial duties at the various municipal facilities as required.


  • Primarily to attend to opening/closing for facility rentals of specific facilities, and to ensure that said facilities are returned in the condition received.
  • To provide custodial services to specified town facilities as required/scheduled.
  • Assist with set up/cleanup for a variety of community events as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum Grade 12 Education
  • At least six months related work experience
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License and reliable transportation
  • Successful completion of a RCMP Criminal Record Check


  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, with supervisor, staff, facility users and the public.
  • Ability to work with considerable independence
  • Ability to respond courteously to complaints and deal with inappropriate behavior
  • Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations
  • Ability to exerts moderate physical effort on occasion and works in all types of environments

Hours of Work

  • Hours of work are on an “as needed” basis primarily on evenings and weekend up to a maximum of 20 hours per week
  • Will be required to work alone in the facility in accordance with the Working Alone Policy.


  • $16.53 per hour plus standard benefits (EI, CPP, and 4% vacation pay)

Please Forward Resumes to:

Town of Innisfail (Attention: Facility Maintenance Technician)
4943 53 St.
Innisfail, AB, T4G 1A1
Phone: 403-227-3376
Fax: 403-227-4045

Application Deadline

Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.

NOTE:  Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Municipal Planning Commission - Volunteer Opportunity

Do you have an interest in planning and development and how your community will look in the future? If so, you might consider joining the Town Innisfail's Municipal Planning Commission (MPC). Consisting of three members of Town Council, and two members of the community, MPC considers all development permit applications for discretionary uses and any other development applications referred to it by the Development Officer.  The MPC meets as required, typically on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of month, at 3:00 p.m. 

Applicants must reside in the Town of Innisfail.

Please submit a letter of interest detailing reasons for interest on the board and what qualities you bring to the position.  Experience and contributions in the community as well as an understanding of the delivery of municipal planning will be considered. 

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For more information contact:
Town of Innisfail
4943 – 53 Street
Innisfail, AB  T4G 1A1

Phone:  403.227.3376


FCSS Advisory Board - Volunteer Opportunity

Do you have an interest in preventative social services which enhance the quality of life for Innisfail residents? If so, you might consider joining the FCSS (Family Community Support Services) Advisory Board.  Consisting of one member of Town Council, and five citizens-at-large, the FCSS Advisory Board meets four times per year.

Duties and responsibilities of the Board are as follows:

  1. Submit annually to Council for approval a program plan and budget for Provincial FCSS Grant monies and municipal contributions and administer the applications as approved.
  2. Advise and make recommendations to Council on the allocation of grants and funds in accordance with the Alberta Provincial FCSS Act and Regulation to eligible non-profit organizations providing preventative social programs and services.
  3. Promote a co-operative spirit throughout the Town to encourage the sharing of all available resources towards the provision of preventative social services opportunities for everyone in the Town.
  4. Monitor and review operating policies and procedures and make recommendations to Council regarding the creation and implementation of bylaws, policies and procedures relating to preventative social services matters.
  5. Advise and make recommendations to Council regarding the completion of a Community Social Needs Assessment outlining development of FCSS programs and resources.
  6. Work together with Council annually to set priorities for services and projects that fall within the mandate of FCSS.
  7. Support Council and/or designate in preparing an Annual Report to Council for the preceding year based upon the Financial Statement for the year.

Applicants must reside in the Town of Innisfail.

Please submit a letter of interest detailing reasons for interest on the board and what qualities you bring to the position.  Experience and contributions in the community as well as an understanding of the delivery of preventative social services will be considered.

Deadline for applications is Friday, October 14, 2016.

For more information contact:

Karen Bradbury
Community & Social Development Coordinator
Town of Innisfail
4943 – 53 Street
Innisfail, AB  T4G 1A1
Phone:  403.227.3376


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