We are looking for an individual with the great skills and traits noted below to add to our fantastic Parks and Agricultural Services team. This individual will bring their enthusiasm for collaboration, energy and expertise in relations to the Public Lands including Parks and Cemeteries within Kneehill County, as well as their fun sense of humor. This is a full-time permanent position working 40 hours/week, you may be required to work weekends and/or evenings to accommodate meetings and peak demands.
Welcome to Kneehill County!
Situated in the heart of central Alberta, Kneehill County is a progressive rural municipality comprised of approximately 814,653 acres of land and a population of 5001. Within the Kneehill County boundaries, are the Towns of Three Hills and Trochu, Villages of Acme, Carbon, and Linden, and 4 Hamlets (Torrington, Huxley, Swalwell, Wimborne) and other neighborhoods (Hesketh,Sunnyslope) with a total population of 11,193.
Today, agriculture remains the backbone of the local economy, complemented by a strong oil and gas industry. Wind power is now a fixture in the Kneehill County hills and skies. We are also part of the Canadian Badlands tourism group. Kneehill County borders the Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller and Rosebud Theatre in Wheatland County, which both play a large part in the tourism of the region. Camping is very popular in our area, which Kneehill County has four overnight campgrounds under its umbrella (Keivers,Braconnier Dam, Swalwell, and Torrington). Municipal campgrounds in Acme, Carbon, Linden and Three Hills are all very busy.
Reporting to and in consultation with the Manager of Parks and Agricultural Services, the Public Lands Coordinator administers components of the department including Parks, Agricultural Services and Cemeteries, with focus on parks and cemeteries. The position also provides parks, cemeteries & public lands expertise as directed to boards, committees, ratepayers, and rural and inter-municipal partners. This position also works in coordination with the Land Care Coordinator in assisting with Agricultural Service Board (ASB) programming as needed.
What do we offer?
- Competitive pay (Starting annual wage $75,006)
- Group Health Benefits
- Local Authority Pension Plan
- Engaging and empowering work environment
- Strong policies and supportive atmosphere
- Open Door policy for ideas and creativity
- Fun and friendly co-workers
- Training Opportunities
Does this sound like you? Are you interested in getting to know us better?
Check out our website: https://kneehillcounty.com/
Think you may want to join our team?
Send an introductory letter, along with your resume providing examples of your most exciting achievements, as well as one story that highlights your community spirit or positive personality. This letter should also provide information as to how you match our list of qualifications and/or skill sets.
Attention: Jessie Kasha – HR Coordinator
RE: Public Lands Coordinator
PO Box 400, Three Hills, Alberta, T0M 2A0
Closing Date: April 30, 2021
We thank all applicants in advance, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
COVID-19 Protocols will be adhered to during this process.