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Facility Maintenance Operator

  • Type:Casual
  • Salary/Pay Rate:26.30
  • Posted Date:04/14/2022 4:00 PM


Facility Maintenance Operator

Six Month Seasonal Term from April until September

Casual Hours from October to March

Internal/External Posting

Competition No. 22-018



The Town of Taber is looking for a suitable person to perform day-to-day preventative maintenance of Town-owned buildings and equipment, as well as perform a variety of duties to support the ongoing maintenance and operation of municipal infrastructure systems.



  • Performs minor building and equipment maintenance repairs.
  • Works in accordance with all required safety regulations and legislation. 
  • Maintains facilities and equipment including: interior/exterior finishes, roof structures, electrical equipment, plumbing equipment, air handling systems, pumps, compressors, valves and controls.
  • Consults with suppliers, confirms specifications and requests equipment and supplies purchases. Maintains adequate supplies & materials; purchases replacement stock.
  • Maintains and updates records such as checklists, incident reports, lifecycle plans, tailgate meeting records, contractor orientation, progress reports and operating procedures.

  • Identifies and analyzes buildings & equipment maintenance issues; implements solutions.
  • Reads, interprets and updates mechanical, architectural and structural blueprints; sketches schematic diagrams.
  • Conducts regular building and equipment inspections.
  • Researches and develops equipment and materials specifications.
  • Performs routine vehicle and equipment maintenance such as checking fluids & tire pressure, greasing, and cleaning.

  • Performs tailgate safety meeting and hazard assessments with contractors.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a team and safety-focused environment
  • Participates in the workplace health and safety program, including monthly worksite and hazard inspections, complying with all safe work practices, policies and processes in a safe manner at all times.
  • Completes tasks in a safe and timely manner with all the required paperwork.
  • Performs other related duties as designated by the Director of Engineering and Public Works, including but not limited to; community event setup, painting, health and safety program duties, hanging Christmas lights, shop maintenance, and solid waste pickup.



  • Minimum (2) years’ experience in residential/commercial construction and building maintenance
  • Successful completion of grade 12 or equivalent
  • Interest in working with construction materials, machinery, equipment, and techniques commonly used in construction, maintenance, and operation
  • Proven experience or journeyman’s trade certificate in a trade such as plumbing, carpentry, electrical, millwright, etc.
  • Aerial Lift Truck considered an asset
  • Confined Space Entry considered an asset
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Valid Class 5 license
  • Ability to provide a clean Police Information Check and drivers abstract
  • Standard First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to multi-task
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds frequently on a repetitive basis


WAGES                                   $26.30/hour

HOURS OF WORK:                40 hours per week during the 6-month term

START DATE:                         Immediately

COMPETITION CLOSE DATE: Open until a suitable candidate is found


This position falls within the scope of CUPE Local 2038 and therefore, internal candidates will be given first consideration.

Please submit a resume and cover letter, in confidence to:


    Human Resources Manager

    Town of Taber

    4900 A 50 St.

    Taber, AB  T1G 1T1

    Fax:  403-223-5530

    e-mail hr@taber.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those applicants who will be interviewed will be contacted.


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