New Job Maintenance Service Worker In Alberta

Maintenance Service Worker
Maintenance Service Worker

Maintenance Service Worker

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $3,685–$4,467 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 45242

Ministry: Infrastructure

Location: CALGARY

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: July 20, 2023

Classification: Maintenance Service Worker 2

About Us

We believe in building careers and providing opportunities to develop within the organization. We also provide our staff with a work-life balance including reasonable hours of work and support for wellness at work with a series of activities over the lunch break and after office hours. In short, we provide staff with the tools and support they need to excel. Working together we will promote the Alberta Public Service Values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability and Excellence.


Reporting to the Facilities Coordinator, the Maintenance Service Worker will perform general maintenance duties related to the operation of various buildings within the jurisdiction of the Facilities Manager for the Calgary Correctional Spyhill Complex.

The Maintenance Service Worker performs general maintenance tasks and activities which include:

  • Completing work orders in a timely and efficient manner
  • Moves of and repairs to client furnishings
  • Painting
  • Repairs to equipment
  • Lamp replacement
  • Unclogging toilets
  • Cleaning and completing caretaking in various locations and reporting unusual conditions observed to the Facilities Coordinator

The Maintenance Service Worker assists trades by:

  • Working with hand and power tools
  • Performing semi-skilled work
  • Ordering and picking up material and supplies

The Maintenance Service Worker 2 provides direction to contractors by:

  • Meeting and escorting them on site
  • Inspecting the work of contractors (in some instances)

Other duties as required.

This incumbent will interact with clients for the purpose of providing or receiving routine information regarding their needs as well as providing general labour activities at Spyhill Complex (Calgary Correctional Centre, Calgary Remand Centre and Calgary Young Offenders Centre) as needed. This includes working in close proximity to inmates.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Some high school education PLUS one year of related experience
  • Equivalencies will be considered on the basis of one year of education for one year of experience

Other Requirements:

  • Physically able to perform the manual duties of the position
  • Willing and able to work in a correctional facility and in close proximity to inmates

Experience or knowledge that will be considered and asset:

  • Working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of building systems

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:

Essential Competencies:

Agility – Take action and remain objective under pressure by making sound decisions

Build Collaborative Environments - Promote positive conflict resolution by identifying issues and facilitating discussion and/or coaching to constructively resolve conflict

Systems Thinking - Take a long-term view of challenges and integrate an in-depth knowledge of underlying issues, the political environment and potential risks when considering possible actions

Creative Problem Solving –Identify several analytical techniques and sources of knowledge to solve problems


$1,842.63 to $2,233.62 bi-weekly ($48,092 - $58,297/year).


Hours of Work:
8 hours a day / 40 hours a week

Term of Employment:
Full-time, permanent

Pre-employment checks will be completed to assess the candidate’s suitability for a role. These checks can include (but are not limited to): references, criminal record check, academic verification, driver’s abstract, et cetera

Instructions for your Resume:

For Employment Experience:
Please indicate duration of employment (month, year)
Please specify employment status (i.e. casual, part-time or full-time)
Ex: Youth Worker, Jan 2006 - June 2009, Part-time (three, 8 hour shifts/week)

For any Post-Secondary Education:
Please specify your major and length of program
Please specify the year you graduated
Ex: Bachelor of Social Work, 4-year Degree (Graduated 2017)

What the GoA has to offer:

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreements
  • Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –

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:

Closing Statement

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 job description, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Michele Murphy at [email protected].

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