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Employment Opportunities

The Town of Drumheller is seeking a municipal accountant, in a non-permanent role, to assist Corporate Services in achieving the department’s operational and strategic objectives.  

Located in the heart of the Canadian Badlands, the Town of Drumheller is a worldwide tourism destination community serving 8,000 permanent residents and over 425,000 visitors annually.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, responsibilities in this role will be primarily project driven including the completion of an asset management project that is currently underway.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate will include:

  • Reviewing GL accounts and preparing reconciliations
  • Assist with the preparation of annual operating and capital budgets
  • Assist with the preparation of accurate and timely financial information for management and council as required
  • Conduct necessary research and provide recommendations as related to ongoing and future projects
  • Assist in the preparation of year end working papers
  • Other accounting related accounting duties as required

Required Qualifications

  • Related undergrad degree and a CPA designation or nearing completion of
  • Minimum 2 years experience in financial accounting and reporting, preferably in a municipal environment
  • Skilled in account analysis and reconciliation
  • Highly proficient in Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


This out of scope position has a salary range of $75,237-$86,520 per annum, based on experience and qualifications

Successful applicant will be required to provide verification of education and a satisfactory criminal records check.

Using the subject line CS2018-Municipal Accountant, Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume in confidence by email or fax to:


Town of Drumheller

224 Centre Street

Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y4

Email: hr@dinosaurvalley.com

Direct: 403-823-1305

Fax: 403-823-7739


The Town of Drumheller is accepting applications for the position of Utilities Manager for our water treatment, water distribution, and wastewater treatment and collection facility

As the Utilities Manager you are responsible for the planning, coordinating and daily supervision of the activities of the Town’s Utilities department including water treatment, water distribution,

wastewater collection and treatment. 

Assist the Infrastructure Director in developing and implementing sound initiatives for short and long-term service delivery, oversee the daily activities of the staff and contracted services, prepare and manage operating budgets, and undertake small capital projects.     

Position Function

Reporting to the Director, Infrastructure Services, this position:

     • Leads, plans, directs, coaches and coordinates the operations of the Utilities department and the interaction of the department with other Town departments and services. 

     • Oversees and ensures that all tasks and projects performed by employees, specialists and contractors, within functional area, are carried out within Occupational Health and Safety

        standards, and that all proper due diligence is carried out.  Also ensures that all contractors have proper Workers’ Compensation coverage.

     • Regularly monitors a data information system for water and sanitary sewage control systems (SCADA).  Ensuring compliance with Alberta Environment codes, Bylaws, policies and


     • Diagnoses utility system problems and directs the necessary repairs in a timely and cost efficient manner, in compliance with all Town, departmental, provincial and federal


     • Assists the Infrastructure Director in the preparation of the corporate annual and long range (manpower, equipment, services) plans, operational and capital budgets.  Monitors all activity

        budgets on a regular basis.

     • Supervises, hires, promotes, disciplines, demotes, suspends, releases (as necessary), transfers and directs all subordinate staff within approved personnel policies, Collective Agreement and legislation.

Training and Experience Requirements:

     • Minimum grade 12 combined with Water Treatment and Distribution Level 3 Certification and Wastewater Collection and Treatment Level 3 Certification.  Level 4 certification in anycategory would be an asset.

     • Five to seven (5-7) years of progressive supervisory experience, preferably municipal, in utilities, or waste management operation.

     • Valid Class 3 driver’s license, preference Air Brake endorsement., with the ability to operate and maintain department machinery

     • Proven ability to deal directly with staff and public in a courteous and friendly manner

     • Hands-on application and use of computer system and applications

     • Solid planning, organizing and problem-solving skills.  Effective management, team building, leadership and supervisory strengths.  Commitment to continuous improvement and excellent customer service.

     • Familiarity with Municipal Government Act, sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that apply to municipal utilities, and other provincial statutes.

If you find this opportunity intriguing, we invite you to submit your resume in confidence to:    

Email:  hr@dinosaurvalley.com

Subject Line: Utilities Manager

Attention:  Human Resources        

Town of Drumheller      

224 Centre Street      

Drumheller, AB T0J 0Y4

Closing date:  Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

The Town of Drumheller offers competitive rates and has an excellent benefit package

Current Salary Range – $79,298-$100,665.  

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.    


Position Summary:  At the foot of the World’s Largest Dinosaur, the Drumheller Aquaplex continues a long-standing tradition of service as one of the Town of Drumheller most treasured community assets.  As we move forward with plans to provide enhanced aquatic services to the public, we seek highly energetic, qualified individuals to serve us as Casual and Seasonal Lifeguards or Instructors. Reporting to the Supervisor of Aquatic Operations and Recreation Programs all staff are responsible for providing a safe, clean, professional and friendly environment to ensure that pool patrons have a positive aquatic experience. Staff paid training in return for a long term commitment to the organization. Further involvement in facility scheduling, programming, pool operations and maintenance are coordinated in collaboration with other town departments.

Employment Category: Casual and Seasonal Lifeguards or Instructors

Hours per Week: Up to 37.5 - 40 hrs/week. Shift work includes morning, days, evenings and weekends – conforming to the Town Policy and CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Pay Scale:  As per current CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Education and Experience:  Depending on the level of experience, all applicants must have their National Lifeguard or Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate &/or Water Safety Instructor or Lifesaving Instructor; Standard First Aid and Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross.  Candidates with excellent communication and positive interpersonal skills; time management and computer skills and knowledge of aquatics programming principles are encouraged to apply.  An effective customer approach and the ability to work in a fast paced environment are essential.

Submit Resumes with Cover Letter to:     

HR Department      

Town of Drumheller     

224 Centre Street,     

Drumheller, T0J 0Y4

Email:  hr@dinosaurvalley.com

Direct: (403) 823-1305
Fax: (403)823-7739 

Aquaplex Cashier/Waterslide Attendant

Reports to: Aquaplex Supervisor, Shift Supervisors

Position Summary:

  • Responsible for providing assistance the public at the front counter;
  • Respond to inquiries and answer the telephone at the Aquaplex, and;
  • Responsible for cashiering services. Responsible for supervision to the public in the waterslide area and performs maintenance and janitorial duties throughout the Aquaplex.
  • Provides cashier services for the Aquaplex.
  • Responsible for taking cash and issuing receipts for daily Aquaplex admission, swimming lessons, as well as season passes.
  • Ensures good public relations on behalf of the Town.
  • Greets the public and provides assistance when requested.
  • Responds to in person and telephone inquiries and provides the necessary advice.
  • Ensures participants and general public follow the facility’s safety rules.
  • Provide direction to the public regarding safe use of the facility.
  • Performs maintenance functions as described in the daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Familiar with and adheres to the Town of Drumheller’s safety policy and relevant Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
  • Performs other related duties as required by supervisor.

Education & Experience:

  • Fifteen years of age or enrolled in a minimum of Grade 9.
  • Preference given to those entering or enrolled in a post secondary institution recognized by the Federal Summer Employment Grant Program or Provincial Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP)

Must meet the following:

  • Bondable
  • Performs all duties with a minimum of supervision and works effectively with variable work loads and produces timely and accurate documentation.
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills.
  • Must Submit to a Criminal Records Check.
  • Valid Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross certifications.
  • Standard First Aid award or Assistant Water Safety Instructor award an asset.

Submit Resumes with Cover Letter to:     

HR Department      

Town of Drumheller     

224 Centre Street,     

Drumheller, T0J 0Y4

Email:  hr@dinosaurvalley.com

Direct: (403) 823-1305 
Fax: (403)823-7739