Leduc County

Careers

Leduc County provides competitive wages, learning and development opportunities, an incentive bonus and the opportunity to work with people who are committed to providing quality municipal services to the residents of Leduc County.

To apply for any of the below career opportunities, or for further information, please contact human resources at 780-979-2392 or hr@leduc-county.com.

Early Years Mentor - Parent Link (Open until a suitable candidate is found)

Open until a suitable candidate is found

The early years mentor - parent link assists in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of Parent Link programs and services throughout the region in the core areas of early childhood development, family support, parent education and information and referral.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Program Planning and Service Delivery:

    Depending on skill levels and based on the business plan, responsibilities may include:
    1. Developing, implementing, facilitating and evaluating early childhood development, family support and parent education programs for families/caregivers with children aged 0-6 years old.
    2. Delivering the Triple P -Positive Parenting Program, or assisting in the delivery of components of the training
    3. Ensures Parent Link locations remain a safe, clean and informative place for parents and children to play and learn. 
    4. Provides parents and caregivers with information on parenting, child development and community resources and makes parent directed referrals in a timely, supportive and respectful manner.
    5. Consults with parents on the developmental stages of their children and administers the Ages & Stages/Ages & Stages - SE Questionnaire. 
    6. Participates in the promotion of the program by attending community awareness and special events.
    7. Provides input into resources needed in the region.
  2. Community Engagement
    1. Maintains positive relations with agencies and service providers to build partnerships and awareness of services available.
    2. Participates and/or facilitates community meetings, committees and/or workshops in order to define the needs, identify gaps and help to guide the programming of services in each community. 
    3. Works collaboratively with communities, programs and agencies in the region to support their relevant projects and events.
    4. Facilitates community events to communicate and promote this and other programs and services and to develop support and promote volunteerism for the program.
  3. Evaluation and Reporting
    1. Maintains client and group files and statistics using a database and other programs as required.
    2. Administers the provincial Parent Link Participant Survey to families.
    3. Provides evaluation tools to families as recommended or directed.
  4. Administration
    1. Adheres to FCSS Policies and Guidelines.
    2. Adheres to the mandate and guidelines of Parent Link Centres as set out by
    3. Alberta Human Services (site review guidelines).
  5. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.
  6. Participates in the county Health, Safety, and Wellness Program as required.
  7. Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

Post secondary education, with a diploma in social services and/or human services discipline and a solid understanding of early childhood development and the needs of parents, children, and families is required. Demonstrated group facilitation and training skills with adults, youth and children is required. Accreditation in Triple P Levels II, III and/or IV is a strong asset, as is at least one year experience in parenting and associated programs. 

Knowledge and experience working with community agencies and services and the services they provide is an asset. Strong verbal and written communication skills and Microsoft Office (word processing and data entry) skills are required.

An ability to work independently and collaboratively on projects and programs is required. 

First Aid and CPR certification.

Personal transportation is required for travel throughout Leduc County and evening and weekend work is required in order to meet the needs of the community.

Manager of Engineering (Closes March 15)

Closes March 15 at 11:59 p.m.

The manager of engineering provides technical support and expertise to Leduc County operations including road, utility and construction and acts as a resource to other Leduc County departments.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manages the Engineering section of the Public Works & Engineering department.
  • Oversees capital programming, development review/engineering (roadways/utilities), annual roadway programs, bridge program, traffic management and traffic related bylaws.
  • Provides technical and engineering assistance to support the planning, construction and operations and maintenance of Leduc County’s roadway, water, wastewater and solid waste systems. Ensures environmental due diligence in all areas of Leduc County.
  • Develops, manages and supports Leduc County's annual road programs.
  • Initiates and manages the technical and long range planning for the transportation, utility, and drainage infrastructure, including updating and administering off-site levies.
  1. Oversees the contracts for Leduc County within areas of expertise.
  • Develops terms of reference, reviews proposals, and manages consultant and construction contracts.
  • Liaises with consultants, contractors, and developers to review Leduc County’s requirements for development and re-development in the areas of infrastructure development and upgrading.
  1. Leads the Engineering team to achieve best practices and procedures.
  • Reviews, updates and recommends changes to existing bylaws, policies and guidelines per legislated requirements.
  • Responsible for administration of crossing/pipeline and franchise utility agreements.
  • Prepares correspondence, briefings, and reports on all matters related to infrastructure in Leduc County for presentation to Senior Administration and County Council.
  • Manages the development and maintenance of technical databases to support the work of Public Works and Engineering in its ability to provide historical information, current projects and future projections both graphically and textually.
  1. Develops and mentors staff to create a highly productive and cohesive team.
  • Direct reports to the Manager of Engineering are a Senior Municipal Engineer, Municipal Engineer, Senior Infrastructure Engineer, Infrastructure Coordinator, Engineering Technologist and Third Party Utility Coordinator.
  1. Advises and supports the public engagement process.
  • Interacts with the public community and external stakeholders, partakes in National Public Works Week and other Open Houses as applicable.
  • Represents Leduc County on various inter municipal committees as required.
  1. Works with and provides support to other Managers within Public Works & Engineering, and other departments as required.
  2. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.
  3. Participates in the County Health, Safety, and Wellness Program as required.
  4. Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

Designation as a P. Eng. or P.L. Eng. or eligibility for membership in APEGA is required. Five (5) years’ experience in a management level position and experience with the operation, maintenance, and construction of a rural road network; knowledge of water distribution, wastewater collection and solid waste disposal is required. 

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and other database and spreadsheet applications is required. Experience in engineering software is desirable (AutoCAD, Arc/GIS, utilities and traffic modelling).  Experience with municipality operations, knowledge of rural communities and membership in the Society of Local Government Managers (SLGM) is an asset.

Strong leadership, communication and presentation skills (oral and written) and the proven ability to manage projects, coach staff effectively and to work cooperatively in a team environment, independently and inter-departmentally is required to be successful in this position.

Utility Worker (Closes March 20)

Closes March 20 at 4:30 p.m.

The utility worker works outdoors in all weather conditions with minimal supervision in support of the day-to-day operation and maintenance of municipal roads, rights-of-way, property, facilities, equipment and other municipal infrastructure.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assists in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of municipal roads, rights-of-ways, properties, facilities, equipment, and other municipal infrastructure:
    • Repairs and patches municipal gravel, cold mix, and hot mix surfaced roads;
    • Ensures municipal roadways and rights-of-ways are clear of litter, garbage, dead animals, rocks, brush, and trees;
    • Installs, removes, repairs, and cleans roadway signs and rural address signs;
    • Installs, removes, repairs, steams, and cleans culverts in rights-of way;
    • Installs, removes, and repairs permanent and temporary fencing in rights-of ways;
    • Inspects and maintains municipal shops, yards, parking lots, sidewalks, and other properties;
    • Assists in the maintenance of other infrastructure such as solid waste transfer station sites, sanitary sewer manholes, and other water and wastewater facilities;
    • Operates and maintains trucks, light equipment, and other equipment used to carry out duties;
    • Maintains and stores tools required for work safety;
    • Assists with clean-up following construction and maintenance projects; and
    • Assists the area foremen and utilities officers to locate underground utilities.
  2. Ensures that the area foreman is regularly updated on the condition of municipal roads, and reports any major problems.
  3. Provides traffic accommodation such as flagging and signage required for gravelling, dust control, construction, and maintenance activities.
  4. Assists in collecting traffic data by undertaking manual traffic counts and by installing and removing portable traffic counters as directed.
  5. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy manual.
  6. Participates in the county Health, Safety, and Wellness program as required.
  7. Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

Completion of high school diploma is preferred. Knowledge of handling, maintaining, and operating light equipment, which may include tractors and mowing equipment, and general mechanical abilities are required. Welding and carpentry experience would be an asset.

Must have written and verbal communication skills in order to record daily reports and logs and communicate effectively with the public to provide good customer services. A valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license with trailer towing experience is a strong asset. 

Although not a requirement, a Class 3 license and experience running equipment, i.e. wheel-loader, track or loader backhoe, or grader is an asset.

Must be able and willing to work under minimal supervision and perform physical labour outdoors in all types of weather. Shift work and standby/call-out for emergency duties is required.

Deputy Fire Chief - Emergency Management (Closes March 31)

Closes March 31 at 11:59 p.m.

The deputy fire chief, emergency management, is responsible for the supervision of fire and rescue operations, including personnel and the fleet and equipment maintenance program, and for directing operations in emergency preparedness for the county.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manages fire and rescue operations by:
    • Liaising with county staff, other governmental agencies and emergency services;
    • Attending departmental meetings as required;
    • Supervising the fleet and equipment maintenance coordinator, ensuring programs are in place to maintain facilities;
    • Ensures vehicular apparatus and equipment are in good operating condition and inventory is controlled through a records management system;
    • Procuring emergency and command staff vehicles.
  2. Manages emergency incidents by: 
    • Administering the department records management programs;
    • Attending emergency situations and assuming command where necessary;
    • Providing on call duty officer rotation;
    • Ensuring an adequate number of firefighters are available on call or on standby;
    • Ensuring the safety of firefighters is monitored at all times;
    • Maintaining knowledge of current strategic and tactical methods of dealing with firefighting, rescue and emergency control, including incidents involving dangerous goods;
    • Ensuring that firefighters follow departmental policies and procedures.
  3. Performs duties as assistant director of emergency management;
    • Prepares and maintains county municipal emergency plans;
    • Assists in holding regular emergency exercises and training;
    • Represents the county at regional emergency planning meetings;
    • Assesses and ensures the integration and maintenance of digital systems interface with the Emergency Communications Center and the Mobile Command Unit;
    • Maintains and upgrades radio communications, as required, to ensure interoperability with other municipalities;
    • Manages county radio tower licensee agreements for clients and other municipalities.
  4. Assists the fire marshall when required by:
    • Investigating fire cause, determination and fire reporting;
    • Preparing reports for Leduc County and the province;
    • Performing duties as a county fire guardian.
  5. Assists the fire chief by:
    • Submitting monthly activity reports;
    • Forwarding proposals for policies, regulations and procedures, for consideration;
    • Submitting annual budget proposals for consideration in areas of responsibility;
    • Reviewing personnel time sheets and authorizing purchase orders;
    • Providing advice on departmental operations;
    • Enhancing the working relationships with the other county fire districts.
  6. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the county Human Resource Policy Manual.
  7. Participates in the county Health, Safety, and Wellness Program, as required.
  8. Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

A high school diploma and certification to NFPA 1001 and 1021 is required, along with a minimum of five years’ experience as a chief fire officer. An Emergency Management certificate, ICS 400 and other related ICS training are strong assets, as the candidate selected will provide leadership in emergency management and is required to train ICS level courses. Certification as an Alberta Safety Codes Officer Level 1 Inspector and Level 1 Investigator combined with the ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications is a requirement; however, if the successful candidate cannot meet the training requirement, they will have one year to attain certification to meet the requirement.

Competency in data entry, maintenance and reporting and report writing using software including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word is required. An Alberta Class 3 licence with air brake endorsement is required, as is a successful security clearance.

Peace Officer (Closes April 12)

Closes April 12 at 11:59 a.m.

The peace officer enforces county bylaws and provincial statutes in accordance with the policies set by council and the authorities obtained from the province of Alberta.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Enforces county bylaws, load restrictions and orders as required.
  2. Develops public awareness campaigns, and maintains positive public relations at all times.
  3. Assists Public Works and Engineering in the enforcement of overweight permits, and assists in routing truck traffic to avoid road damage.
  4. Issues warning tickets, violation tickets, and offence tags where appropriate for bylaw/provincial statute infractions within the jurisdiction of Enforcement Services.
  5. Liaises with the various RCMP detachments and agencies in providing law enforcement services within Leduc County.
  6. Attends Provincial Court to provide evidence in the event that charges are disputed.
  7. Adheres to the following policies:
    • Enforcement Services policies and procedures;
    • Code of Conduct for peace officers;
    • Handling of public complaints and administration for peace officers; and
    • Human Resource Policy Manual.
  8. Participates in the county Health, Safety, and Wellness program as required.
  9. Performs related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

The minimum level of education required by this position is a certificate/diploma in a recognized law enforcement program, and at least five years law enforcement and Traffic Safety Act enforcement experience. A combination of education and experience will be considered. Training and experience in commercial vehicle weights and dimensions is a strong asset. Self-defense training is mandatory. Exemplary communications, conflict management and public relation skills are required. Class 5 Alberta Operator’s Licence with an acceptable driving record is also required.

Position

Closing Date

We thank everyone for your application; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.