Job Opportunities

Cultivate a great career with the MD

Job Opportunities

Cultivate your career with the MD

A job at the MD enables you to grow professionally while making a difference in the community. We employ about 75 full-time, part-time, seasonal, casual and contract staff that serve a local population of more than three thousand residents!

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Seasonal Rural Mowing Operator

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River is seeking a full time Seasonal Mowing Operator. The positions will be based out of our Smith, Flatbush and Slave Lake office, dependent on where candidate resides, with a 40-hour work week.

*Please indicate if you are interested in the Slave Lake or Smith/Flatbush location.


Duties may include (but are not limited to):

  • Mechanical vegetation management using small tractors rototillers, pull behind and side arm mowers, large tractors.
  • Operation, maintenance, and inspection of equipment including mowers, trimmers, ATVs/UTVs, trucks, tractors and trailers.
  • Loading, unloading, and towing equipment on trailers.
  • Participation in the Municipal Health and Safety Program.
  • Ensure safe operation of the equipment being used, and use appropriate PPE.
  • Service and maintain all related equipment.
  • Ensure that Work Safe Practices are being followed during site visits.
  • Use MD materials wisely and report any shortages to the supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma – required
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License or GED – required
  • Mechanical aptitude – required
  • Experience with operation of equipment – required
  • Willingness to work in all types of weather conditions – required
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, positive attitude – required
  • Ability to work well under pressure, individually and as part of a team – required

Salary Range: $27.66 – 36.40/hour, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit in confidence to recruitment (@) referencing "Competition #SMO2024" in the subject line.

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

The MD thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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MD administration offices are open from Monday to Friday between 8:15am and 4:30pm.
Main Office: Box 722 - 3000, 15th Ave SE, Slave Lake, AB
T:780.849.4888  F:1.866.449.4888
Sub-office: 660061 Range Road 20, Flatbush, AB
T:780.681.3929  F:1.866.681.3929




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