Career Opportunities

 

Director of Operational Services

 

The Town of Innisfail is excited about the opportunity to attract a Director of Operational Services to its senior leadership team. This unique individual must have the ability and desire to serve within the values of trust, integrity and respect within the principles of transparency, teamwork, pride and fun. The Town of Innisfail, population 8,000 is located within the central Alberta core and offers modern amenities, regional tourist attractions, and easy access to the major urban centres of Red Deer and Calgary. The new Director will have the opportunity to assist the council in establishing a strategic focus. Reporting to the CAO, the Director is responsible to lead the functions of planning, public works and utilities.

 

Key Responsibilities include:
• Create and maintain a unified and collaborative team approach in the areas of engineering, planning and development, project management, GIS, utilities, solid waste and infrastructure
• Provides strategic leadership and supports the effectiveness and efficiency of the Operations Department
• Development of departmental operational plans in relation to council’s corporate plan
• Focus on effective team building, conflict resolution, reaching consensus for best results, in particular mentoring, coaching and motivating employees
• Represents the Town professionally and has the ability to develop effective working relationships with the public, council, employees, agencies and stakeholders.

 

Requirements:
• Graduation from an accredited Civil Engineering degree program, a Civil Engineering Technology Program or professional designation in planning. Considerable related experience combined with education may be considered an equivalent
• A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience and positions in the municipal engineering or planning functions
• Experience working with a regional water and waste water would be an asset
• The ability to empower staff
• Experience in infrastructure and asset planning and management
• Strong communication skills with proven ability to effectively communicate with the CAO, council, employees and the public
• Ability to prepare request for proposals, interpret reports and documents related to the position

 

The Town of Innisfail offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes in confidence by 4:00 p.m. on July 23, 2019 to:

 

Town of Innisfail

Attention: Erica Vickers, Finance Manager
4943 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1
Email: [email protected]

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

Head Lifeguard

 

The Town of Innisfail is seeking an energetic and reliable individual for the position of Head Lifeguard/Swim Instructor. This is a full-time permanent position with the Aquatic Centre department of the Community Services Department. Under the supervision of the Aquatic Supervisor, this position is responsible for lifeguarding, instruction, shift supervision and general operations of the Aquatic Centre.

 

Key Responsibilities include:

 

  • Supervise and participate in the work which the Innisfail Aquatic Team needs to perform
  • Perform administrative duties as required
  • Perform general janitorial duties as required
  • Perform general understanding of the pools filtration system and be able to trouble shoot issues that may arise with mechanics or water quality.
  • Understand and monitor water chemistry in the facility; correct deficiencies
  • Communicate effectively with the Aquatic Supervisor, and co-workers and the public
  • The ability to take a leadership role and direct staff and patrons during emergency situations
  • Supervise staff on respective shifts
  • Other duties as required
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    Requirements:

     

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an aquatics facility as a lifeguard and swim instructor is required
  • Possession of valid certifications in the following:
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR
  • National Lifeguarding (NL) Award
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
  • Lifesaving Instructor (LSI)
  • AARFP Swimming Pool Operator Level 1 & 2 Certificates are an asset.
  • NL, WSI, First Aid Trainer Certificates are an asset
  • Successful criminal record check, hold valid Alberta driver’s license and provide a clean drivers abstract
  • Demonstrated excellent communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of independence and organization
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    The Town of Innisfail offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. This posting will remain open until a candidate is found.

     

    Qualified applicants are invited to submit a PDF version of their resume to:

     

    Town of Innisfail

    Attention: Erica Vickers, Finance Manager

    4943 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1

    Email:    [email protected]

     

    We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

     

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