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Career Opportunities

Head Lifeguard

The Town of Innisfail invites applications for the position of a Full Time Head Lifeguard.  As a member of the leadership team, this position is responsible for lifeguarding, instruction, shift supervision and general operations of the aquatic centre.    

The candidate must have a minimum of two years experience in an aquatics facility and the following certifications are required:

  • National Lifeguarding Service (NLS) Award
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor 
  • Standard First Aid
  • CPR-C

Preference will be given to applicants with any of the following:

  • Pool Operators Level 1 and 2
  • National Lifeguard Service Award Instructor
  • Water Safety Instructor Trainer
  • Lifesaving Instructor and Instructor Trainer

This is a full time position, alternating full day and evening shifts base on season; the successful candidate must be able to work early morning, days, evenings and weekends. A complete job description is available upon request. The hourly rate of pay starts at  $21.17 along with a comprehensive benefit package.  The job description and duties can be emailed upon request.

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.  

Forward Cover Letter and Resume to:

Attention:  Dawn Murray 

Aquatic Supervisor
4943 – 53 Street
Innisfail, Alberta  T4G 1A1
Phone: 403-227-2924 ext 3
Fax: 403-227-3571

Seasonal Opportunities

Utilities Labourer

Position: Utilities Labourer
Reports to: Utilities Supervisor  
When Absent: Public Works and Utilities Superintendent

General Accountability:

This position is accountable to the Utilities Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Perform manual tasks such as general cleanup in pump houses, lift stations and vehicles, digging, painting, as well as general labourer duties as required.
2. Assist in various projects including but not limited to: sewer flushing, hydrant and valve maintenance, lift station maintenance and camera inspections.
3. Help clean, maintain and service vehicles.
4. Other duties as assigned by the Utilities Supervisor.


- Valid Class 5 driver’s license
- Capacity for physical labour


Please email résumés to, or drop them off at the Town Office (4943 - 53 Street, Innisfail).

Position will remain advertised until a suitable candidate is found.

Recreation & Parks Labourer (8)

The Town of Innisfail Community Services Department is accepting applications for seasonal labourers for its Recreation & Parks (summer) operations. Reporting to the Recreation & Parks Supervisor, this position will assist in turf maintenance operations of town parks and green spaces, and supervision of indoor facility rentals.


  • Assist in maintenance of turf and structural amenities within Town owned parks, playground and green spaces.
  • Operate and maintain turf maintenance equipment and/or power tools.
  • Assist in operation and maintenance of Town owned indoor recreation facilities.
  • Perform custodial services as required.
  • Completions of other duties as assigned


  • Previous work experience operating small machinery and power equipment.
  • Minimum Grade 12 High School education, enrolment in a post-secondary educational institution is desirable.
  • Possess a valid class 5 driver’s license.  Air endorsement is an asset.
  • Successful completion of a RCMP Criminal Record Check.
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certificate is an asset


  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor, co-workers and general public.
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as, on own in unsupervised situations.
  • Ability to exert moderate physical effort on occasion and works in all types of environments.

Term of Employment

  • Generally the end of April through to the last Friday in August.

Hours of Work

  • Generally 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with occasional evening and/or weekend shifts to a total of 80 hours every two week pay period.
  • May be required to work alone in the facility in accordance with the Working Alone Policy.


  • Starting at $14.83 per hour plus standard benefits (EI, CPP, and vacation pay).
Forward Resumes to:        Town of Innisfail
                                                Attention:  Recreation & Parks Supervisor
                                                4943 – 53 Street
                                                Innisfail, Alberta  T4G 1A1
                                                Phone: 403-227-3376
                                                Fax: 403-227-4045

Application Deadline:       Posting will remain open until all positions are filled.

Summer Camp Counsellor

Department:                       Community Services
Reports To:                          Recreation Program Coordinator
Term of Employment:       June 26 to August 25, 2017
Hours of Work:                   35 hours/week of preparation work in June
                                                40 hours/week running day camps July and August
Application Deadline:       March 31, 2017
Wage:                                    $14.83 hr

Basic Function

Under the supervision of the Summer Camp Coordinator, this position is responsible for implementing daily camp programs through superior customer service, enthusiasm, creativity. 

Typical Duties

  • Provide direct support to Camp Coordinator
  • Provide direct supervision of campers
  • Assist in the set-up and storage of day camp equipment in a safe and appropriate manner
  • Have knowledge of activities being performed during the day camps
  • Understand basic safety guidelines and have the ability to correct unsafe conditions immediately
  • Be aware of individual problems and special needs, especially medical concerns
  • Report daily to Camp Coordinator
  • Pass on comments involving concerns, suggestions and compliments to Camp Coordinator
  • Assist in the distribution and pick up of participant evaluations
  • Perform general janitorial, housekeeping and maintenance duties as they arise

Coordinating Volunteers

  • Attendance at the Leaders-in-Training session for summer volunteers
  • Evaluating volunteers throughout & at the end of the summer
  • Attendance at the volunteer recognition for the end of the summer

Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade 11 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working with children or  day camp programs
  • Standard First Aid certification is an asset
  • Any training in fields such as recreation (High Five, NCCP), music, the arts or childhood development will be considered an asset.


  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Demonstrate a high level of verbal and listening skills.
  • Strong oral and written communications
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to work in stressful conditions and apply conflict resolution strategies
  • Ability to do minor lifting

If selected, applicant will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check. Please send cover letter and resume to or fax 403-227-4045.

Volunteer Opportunities

Community Services Standing Committee

The Community Services Standing Committee discusses and researches issues and concerns affecting areas including, but not limited to, parks, recreation, culture, transportation, support services, beautification and business revitalization, and provides recommendations to Council for decision. The Committee meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m.

Number of vacancies: 1 youth representative

Term: One year

  Download Application

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)

The SDAB hears appeals on developments and subdivisions, and meets on an as-needed basis.

Number of vacancies: 2

Term: One year

  Download Application 

Municipal Planning Commission

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. 

Number of vacancies: 1

  Download Application 

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

Phone:  403.227.3376


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Upcoming Events

Boob Tour
March 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Provincial Archery Championships
April 08, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Car Seat Clinic-2
April 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

Program Guide

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