New Job Caretaker In Saskatchewan



Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $22.74 - $24.09 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 22163

Ministry: Environment & Parks

Location: Cypress Hills Provincial Park (Elkwater)

Full or Part-Time: Wage

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Seasonal Wage Opportunity

Scope: Wages

Closing Date: February 25, 2022

Classification: Subsidiary 12D 3625 Caretaking Services 1

About Us


Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park in the South Region of the Alberta Parks system is looking for Caretakers for the 2022 summer season. The unique landscape of the area contrasts the surrounding prairie landscapes, making it an exciting destination for campers and day users alike.

Caretaker duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning and disinfecting of park facilities, including the Visitor Centre, administration office, campground washrooms, shower houses, days use areas, staff accommodations, and comfort camping units
  • Daily collection of garbage and recycling
  • Safe operation of cleaning appliances, use of chemical cleaners, lifting and carrying
  • Following Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) practices and procedures
  • Regular servicing of caretaking vehicles
  • Interacting with the public in a professional manner and maintaining a positive visitor experience



  • Some high school education; high school diploma preferred plus 6 months of related cleaning or custodial experience

Successful candidate will also have the following:

  • Good judgment and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Physically fit as this is a physically demanding position
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s license


  • WHMIS training
  • Valid Standard First Aid + CPR Level C/AED
  • Familiarity with Occupational Health and Safety Standards (OH&S) practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of Cypress Hills Provincial Park (Elkwater) facilities and services

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

AGILITY— anticipates, assesses, and readily adapts to changing priorities, manages resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively works in a changing environment.

CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING — assesses options and implications in new ways in order to achieve outcomes and solutions.

BUILDING COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS — leads and contributes to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.

DRIVE FOR RESULTS — holds self and others responsible for achieving results and agreed upon targets while maximizing resources.


$22.74 to $24.09 per hour

Wage employees receive 11.2% in addition to regular wage earnings in lieu of benefits and vacation leave.

  • 5.2 percent of regular wage earnings instead of paid holidays
  • 6 percent of regular wage earnings instead of annual vacation pay


Terms of Employment

  • Fulfill seasonal contract (anticipated May – September)
  • Access to reliable transportation to and from place of work
  • Position may require some outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Must provide 5-year driver’s abstract issued within 30 days of application submission with no more than 8 demerits (4 demerits for GDL)
  • Must provide defensive driving certificate from within the last 3 years, or obtain upon hiring, prior to first day of work
  • Training will be provided to successful candidates
  • Onsite staff accommodations may be available for rent
  • Hours of work are up to 7.25 hours/day, and up to 36.25 hours/week.
  • Evening, weekend and holiday work may be required

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

Closing Statement

The Government of Alberta is implementing a proof of COVID 19 vaccination policy for all Alberta Public Service employees, to improve the health and safety of Alberta Public Service employees and Albertans we serve.

Any candidates in the process for applying for employment with the Government of Alberta, must be able to comply with one of the following:

  • Proof of COVID 19 vaccination;
  • If you are a successful candidate and have not provided proof of COVID 19 vaccination, you may select to produce a negative PCR (molecular polymerase chain reaction) or rapid test result, date-stamped within 72 hours of every scheduled work day/shift, on an ongoing basis starting on December 14, 2021. These tests will be paid for by the employee;
  • Candidates and employees who are unable to get vaccinated based on a protected ground under the Alberta Human Rights Act may request approval for an exemption and accommodation.

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Samantha Kith at [email protected]

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check

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