The Town of Innisfail fosters a healthy work environment and acknowledges that all employees have the right to be treated with respect in the workplace. Our commitment to a safe workplace is supported by the Town’s Occupational
Health and Safety (OH & S) Policy and is reflected in the Town’s values of “Spirit. Prosperity. Respect.
Trust. Credibility. Participation.”
Summer Staff - Operations
If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join the Town of Innisfail for a summer role in the Operations Department. Students from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. You will have opportunities to gain direct work experience in a municipality, as well as one or more of the following areas: horticulture, landscaping, & civil construction.
As an Operations Summer Staff Member, you will have the opportunity to learn how to use specialized equipment and better understand what it takes to maintain a municipality like Innisfail. Working mostly outside, you will be assigned to an area and perform various tasks including:
- General Town Maintenance – Assist in maintaining vehicles and equipment, garbage removal, general painting
- Roads – Assist with crack sealing, road repair and patching, signage repair and replacement and road line painting
- Parks – Perform grass cutting, pruning of trees and shrubs, weed control, flower bed planting and maintenance and watering of plants, trees and shrubs
Your standard hours of work will be 40 hours per week, from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm weekdays. Some weekend and evening work may be required depending on projects you are assigned to.
You are at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license. You are willing to learn new things and can perform physical tasks as required by the position. Your education in horticulture, landscaping, construction, engineering, or related areas will be considered an asset, but all students are encouraged to apply. Positions run from May 1, 2023 to September 1, 2023.
Please submit your resume with a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest in the position, in confidence, via email to:
Town of Innisfail
Attention: Angèle Mullins – HR Consultant
Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates have been found to fill the remaining positions.
Thank you for your application and interest in the Town of Innisfail. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Assistant Fire Chief
Reporting to the Manager of Fire and Protective Services/Fire Chief, the Assistant Fire Chief is an experienced Firefighter and will ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the Fire Department, as well as compliance with municipal policies, bylaws, and working with the community to establish good working relationships within the Town’s strategy. This role will provide leadership and management to the Fire Department Team.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Provide day-to-day leadership, management, coordination, and communication to all Fire Department staff
- Act as the Town’s Fire Inspector following the Alberta Safety Code Act
- Respond as required to fire and rescue events in Innisfail, designated rural response areas and for mutual aid requests
- Act as Chief Officer on scene, or in the appropriate role assigned based on scene requirements
- Assist in the preparation of annual departmental budgets
- Recommend, develop, coordinate, and oversee all fire fighter training
- Coordinate the investigation of fire scenes as required to determine origin and cause, and report to the applicable regulatory bodies
- Conduct performance reviews and training plans for direct reports and ensure they are completed for all staff
- Speak on fire safety and prevention programs at public events and with various groups
- Participate in the development of safe, sustainable, and effective fire and emergency response strategies and systems for the Town
- Develop and implement recruitment and retention programs for fire fighters
- Post-secondary education in fire and/or emergency services, or equivalent combination of education and experience
- A minimum of five years progressive management experience in fire services area
- Incident Command System Training Level 200 with the ability to attain level 300 and 400
- Solid working knowledge of the National Fire Code and legislation relating to fire service
- Hold the following certifications: NFPA 1001, 1002, 1041 Level 2, 1072, with additional certifications preferred including NFPA 1006, Rope Awareness, Swift Water, VX and NFPA 1521
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills including experience with public speaking and addressing audiences at all organizational levels
- Valid First Aid and CPR including AED, advanced first aid would be preferred.
- Solid computer experience including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
- Class 3 Driver’s License with Air Endorsement, and Boat Operator’s License
- Safety Codes Council Inspector (required) and Investigator (preferred)
The Town of Innisfail offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. This is a full time position with eligibility for on call pay for required emergency response outside of regular working hours. Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, no later than April 14, 2023, via e-mail to:
Town of Innisfail
Attention: Angèle Mullins – HR Consultant
We thank you for your application and interest in the Town of Innisfail. Please note only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Paid On-Call Firefighter
Innisfail firefighters are the lifeblood of the community. They protect and serve with pride.
Prospective firefighters must be able and willing to commit to regular practices, training and callouts. As well, a strong degree of physical fitness and mental strength must be maintained. All training and equipment will be provided. If you feel you’ve got what it takes, and want to give back to your community in a truly meaningful way, consider becoming a firefighter today.
To download the Application, click here.
For information about joining the Innisfail Fire Department, call 403-227-5800, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Town of Innisfail is accepting applications for part-time lifeguards to work in the Innisfail Aquatic Center.
Part-time Aquatic Centre Staff are accountable to the Aquatic Supervisor for all on-the-job training and tasks required in learning about the pool facility.
Your Key Responsibilities Will include:
- Directly responsible to the Aquatic Supervisor or shift supervisor and must cooperate fully with senior staff by assisting them with their position.
- Must learn specific policies and procedures, appropriate behavior and model your actions accordingly.
- Accept new challenges and greater responsibility as time, experience, ability and demand facilitates. Guidance will be provided by a senior staff member.
- Must demonstrate responsibility and maturity when given jobs to work on individually, such as clean-up, disinfecting, taking water tests, assisting with public and cooperating with others.
- Compulsory attendance at all staff meetings and in-service training sessions.
- Must be willing to improve professionally by completing or attending updated clinics.
Please Note: This position requires work on a shift basis that may include weekdays, weekends and evenings.
– Holds or working towards WSI
– Current certification of Standard First Aid and CPR
– Completion of an RCMP Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector
Town of Innisfail
Attention: Dawn Murray
4943 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1
This posting will remain open until suitable candidates are found.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Click here to download a fillable application form.