Special Areas Board

Seasonal Equipment Operators/Construction Road Workers

Term Seasonal Camp Based Positions Available for 2024

Positions available include:

  • Construction Crew Operators (grader/scraper/dozer)
  • GBC/Chip Crew Operators (spreader operators/helpers, gravel checkers/spotters, grader operators)
  • Support Crew Operators (flag persons/packers/sweepers/rakers/reclamation)
  • Truck Drivers (water/gravel/oil)
  • Camp Attendants and Camp Cooks

Workplace: Special Areas 2 (Hanna area), 3 (Oyen area) and 4 (Consort area) and the Youngstown Service Centre

  • Hourly rates starting at $21.8093 - $36.3330 depending upon licencing, experience/education
  • Work week hours are dependent on Crew assignment – majority of placements are Camp Based (Monday through Friday) or from our Youngstown Service Center

Description: Key Duties will include:

  • Operation of road construction equipment for tasks such as road construction and repair
  • Equipment servicing and minor repairs
  • Delivering the Special Areas Safety Program and all reporting requirements


  • Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent (GED) – combination of experience/education will be considered
  • Prior road maintenance and/or construction experience is an asset
  • Physical capabilities to perform job duties - required lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs.
  • Working knowledge in the care and use of tools and equipment common to these positions
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion and use good judgement
  • Valid Drivers’ Licence

Preference may be given to candidates possessing:

  • Class 3 AB Drivers Licence – Air Endorsement
  • Class 1 Drivers Licence

Important Considerations for Applicants

  • These are designated safety sensitive positions and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees
  • These positions will be working outside completing fieldwork in rural-remote areas
  • Availability to work into September/October
  • Overtime work may be expected as a part of this role.
  • Please include a contact email address on application or resume

Requests for additional information may be directed as follows:

  • Brent Fecho – Superintendent Roads and Streets – 403-857-9245
  • Lisa Colby – HR Supervisor – 403-854-5604

COMPETITION NO: 321505                                                    CLOSING DATE: March 1, 2024

Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number, preferred work location and specific equipment experience and relevant training to:

                     Human Resource Services - Special Areas Board

                                     Box 820, Hanna, AB T0J 1P0


We thank all applicants; however only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted

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