Career Opportunities

Cultivate your career with the MD.

Lesser Slave River offers a variety of employment opportunities to help you make a difference in your community and grow professionally. From permanent roles to seasonal positions, there are a number of different ways to ply your trade at the municipality while furthering your career path and working with a diverse and dedicated group of colleagues. We offer competitive wages and benefits, true work/life balance, family-friendly policies, and an environment of respect.

As a service-oriented employer, the MD seeks individuals with a solid work ethic and a genuine passion for customer service. Explore the opportunities within this section to apply for a job with the MD and take your career to the next level. Don't see a position that applies to you? Feel free to submit a confidential employment application.

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Everyone at the MD – from front desk to the field – works beyond the boundaries of a mere job description. They contribute their collective insight and expertise to a culture of respect and empowerment, and they reap the rewards of an organization that's focused on customer service. If you can see yourself in our mission, vision and values, and if you'd like to leverage your time and talent into an amazing career, we'd love to hear from you.

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Career Opportunities

Competition #1714 | Closes August 25, 2017

The M.D is currently seeking a full-time Water/Wastewater Operator Level 1 or 2. Under the supervision of the Director of Utilities, the incumbent will assist with the daily operation and maintenance of the municipality’s three water treatment facilities, seven water distribution facilities, and three wastewater collection and treatment facilities which includes monitoring and reporting as per Alberta Environment Codes and Regulations and applicable Codes of Practice. The M.D. is also currently in the construction stage of a $20 million Regional Waterline Upgrade.

The preferred Candidate would have the following skills and aptitudes:

  • Alberta Environment Certification – minimum Level 1 or eligible to write Level 2 in all four disciplines
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to keep accurate and detailed records
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to deal with the general public in an effective and courteous manner
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and SCADA systems would be an asset


The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive compensation/benefits package, a variety of developmental opportunities, as well as the opportunity to make a real difference within a growing and dynamic organization.


Interested parties are invited to submit an electronic copy of their cover letter and resume in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 4:30 pm, August 25, 2017.


Thank you in advance for your interest; we regret that we can only respond to candidates chosen for interview.

Closing: 4:30pm on August 25, 2017.

Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

Outdoor enthusiasts find world class activities in the Slave Lake Region: fishing, hunting, boating, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, golfing, motocross, snowmobiling, ATV-ing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and more! Sports such as hockey, soccer, curling, baseball, cricket, swimming and tennis are enjoyed by all in the area. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
Legendary Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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