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Facilities Assistant



Slave Lake

Competition #:


Open To:

All Applicants

Date Posted:

January 5th, 2018

Closing Date:

January 26th, 2018 - 10:50pm

Compensation Rate:

Salary Range: $41,928 to $49,632 per year

Hours Per Week:

40 hours per week

Additional Information:

Northern Lakes College is a publicly governed Comprehensive Community Institution (CCI) with 23 campuses and 5 cap sites, located in 50 communities across northern Alberta. Diploma and certificate programs include academic upgrading, business administration, office administration, health sciences and human services, trades and technology, university studies, and a variety of continuing education and corporate training certificates and courses. We support and promote professional development and wellness opportunities, and provide our employees with an attractive benefits plan and competitive salaries. The college’s service region offers numerous recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Northern Lakes College has the following full time ongoing position available at our

Slave Lake campus:

Facilities Assistant

Reference # NLC-1647

Salary Range: $41,928 to $49,632 per year


  • High School Diploma or equivalency;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license;
  • Operation of grounds maintenance equipment;
  • Operation of snow removal equipment.

For complete details on this employment opportunity, visit us online at: click on Careers at NLC

Please submit a resume quoting the reference number NLC-1647 to:

Northern Lakes College, Human Resources, 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, AB  T0G 2A3 

Fax Resume to: 780 849-5881

Closing Date: January 26, 2018

Note: Northern Lakes College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Facilities Assistant


Facilities and Ancillary Services

Major Job Function:

This position is responsible for the daily cleaning, operation and maintenance Marten Lakes Wilderness Campus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Checking in/out of user groups;
  • Insuring that the campus buildings are left clean and in good repair;
  • Perform basic landscaping duties and operation of grounds lawn mower equipment;
  • Perform snow removal at sites and operation of snow removal equipment;
  • Maintain fuel and water levels in the generator and shower house;
  • Perform basic repairs and maintenance tasks as required;
  • Drive college vehicles as required.

Contacts (Internal and External):

  • Senior Director of Facilities, Facilities Manager, Housing/Vehicle Coordinator, Facilities Staff, College Tenants, Public Facilities/Recreational Users, Police.


  • A high school diploma or equivalency;
  • Standard First Aid;
  • Basic grounds maintenance experience;
  • Physically fit;
  • Ability to work alone in a remote setting;
  • Operation of basic small grounds equipment and snow removal equipment;
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license.


  • Chain saw operators course;
  • Knowledge of the college mandate and mission statement;
  • Knowledge of the college campus use policies and procedures.

Suggested Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working with public, understanding of professional conduct and appearance.
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