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Bylaw Services - Seasonal Bylaw Officer

Bylaw Services Seasonal Bylaw Officer

       Part-Time, Seasonal     



Why work for the Town of Canmore? Our team is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about this work, our community, and the endless opportunities for play in our magnificent Rocky Mountain environment.  Our Bylaw Services department strives to maintain community harmony by fostering compliance with municipal bylaws and statutes, as well as through community engagement and education initiatives related to bylaw services.  You will play a critical role in making Canmore a place that is safe and enjoyable to live and spend time in, and you’ll get to work outside in our beautiful town while conducting foot and bike patrols.   

Position Overview:  The Bylaw Services Community Peace Officer serves the community and visitors through highly visible educational and enforcement activities. You are responsible for performing community patrols, responding to complaints regarding bylaw infractions and conducting investigations.  In addition you will implement positive ticketing initiatives and participate in public education drives, while also working collaboratively with other Town departments. Confidentiality and discretion are a significant part of this job, as well as the ability to represent our organization and community in a positive manner.  This is a part-time summer seasonal position, with daytime, evening and weekend hours required.  

Attributes: This is the perfect job for someone who wants to make a difference in our town.  You must love working outdoors throughout the year, know Canmore well, be confident handling dogs and cats and have the ability to handle conflicts and complaints in a constructive and personable manner.  The successful candidate must hold a valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License, provide a sound driving record and clear criminal record check, and possess the physical ability and keen interest to conduct multi-hour foot and bike patrols.  In addition you have strong written and verbal skills, minimum intermediate level computer skills and possess a high attention to detail.  You must be comfortable working alone while conducting patrols and completing other duties.

Closing Date for Applications: May 13, 2016. To apply, please submit your resume and cover to:

  • Human Resources
  • E‐mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

APPLICATION TIP: To help us learn more about you, in your cover Letter, please clearly detail the following: 

  1. Why you want to work for Bylaw Services?
  2. What skills, experiences and attitude you will bring to enhance the team and enrich the community?
  3. If you don’t live in Canmore/Banff ; your research and plan for obtaining housing 

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit a satisfactory RCMP Criminal Records Check, along with other required certifications and a driver’s abstract. The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Arts and Events Student - Summer Internship




     Arts and Events Student         Summer Internship

       Part-Time, Term  



Education Requirement: University or College Student (Currently enrolled or recent graduate)

Position Type: Internship $15, per hour 

The Job: The Town of Canmore, Arts and Events Department has an exciting part –time opportunity for a summer student who is passionate about the arts and enriching the community with engaging and meaningful events! This is the ideal position for art or design student who has outgoing, highly detail oriented, able to multi-task and passionate about the arts!  In this role you will have the opportunity to work with community programs and events in our unique mountain setting and culture from a municipal level!  The successful candidate will gain valuable insight into various aspects of arts and events administration such as; Front desk reception, volunteer coordination, art collection management, large event programming    (Canada day and National Aboriginal Day).

The Ideal candidate will possess: 

  • Great verbal and especially written communication skills (you will be drafting internal documents as well as promotional material such as newsletters and social media posts)
  • Proficiency  with MS office( word, excel, publisher, outlook )
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign is a great asset!
  • Proven leadership ability and positive team work orientated attitude! 

Note: This is a part–time position. Applications must also be available and willing to work a diversity of shifts (evenings, weekends) and specifically July1, 2016 ( Canada Day Event). 

Deadline to apply:  May 13th, 2016.  

How to apply: Please send a resume and detailed on-page cover letter detailing:

  1. WHY you really want to work for/in Canmore
  2. WHAT you love about arts
  3. WHY you think you would be a good fit for our team ( skills, experiences, attitude)

Applications can be sent to :

  • Amanda coon Sorfleet- HR Coordinator
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to complete a clear RCMP Security Check. The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Accounts Receivable Representative


 Accounts Receivables Representative

Full-Time, Permanent

Why work for the Town of Canmore? For starters, you can take great pride in our organization, its positive work culture and our exceptional team of talented professionals who accomplish outstanding work each and every day for its citizens.  You will have the opportunity to join a finance team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about the work, our community, and the endless opportunities for adventure in our magnificent rocky mountain environment. As our Accounts Receivables Representative, you will play a crucial part in achieving our fiscal responsibility to provide the community with the best value and responsible use of their taxpayer’s dollars.

Position Overview: This is the ideal career opportunity for someone who is seeking to make meaningful and direct impacts in the community through the use of their mathematical, analytical, research and investigation skills. You will have the opportunity to further develop your strong relationship building, leadership and customer service skills as you collaborate with many diverse people within our organization, external business clients and residents to better manage accounts and resolve discrepancies efficiently and effectively. This position will provide you with autonomy, as you will be required to take the lead on a diversity of daily tasks and projects such as ; invoicing, adjustments, collections and reconciliations with minimal supervision. As you seek to tackle this diverse portfolio of clients and transactions, you will have the opportunity to utilize your exceptional customer service and conflict resolution skills as you coordinate delinquent accounts. In addition, you will be able to cultivate your leadership skills as you consult, advise and seek to build strong partnerships with both clients and internal business units to administer and maintain key accounts and receivables transactions such as the business and animal registry.  Click Here to review the full position description on our website. 

Attributes:  You are a confident, personable and approachable self-starter who takes initiative, but can work successfully in a strong team environment. You are a positive, effective communicator, who listens actively and has the ability to cultivate collaborative, effective relationships with a diversity of internal and external clients. This is a fantastic opportunity for a creative problem solver and analytical thinker who thrives on problem solving, conflict resolution and quality customer service.  To be the best fit for this position, you have a genuine interest and demonstrated aptitude for numbers and mathematical tasks, the ability to analyze, investigate and solve problems systematically. With 2+ years of related experience in finance, accounting or office administration, you have developed excellent detail orientation and administration skills, you are not afraid to tackle, communicate and solve accounting problems. Strong computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to create documents and manipulate data using Excel, Word and detailed accounting software will enable you to be successful in this role. Post-secondary education in a related field such as; finance, accounting or public administration, office administration and /or equivalent experience of 2+ years in a similar role is required. Additional finance courses or certifications in accounting, excel, computer upgrading or familiarity with accounting software is considered as strong asset. 

Perks and Benefits: In addition to being a great place to work, the Town of Canmore offers a competitive salary, a full benefits package, a Health Spending Account and a generous retirement savings program. 

Closing Date for Applications: Monday, March 28, 2016
Please submit your resume and cover to:
Amanda Coon Sorfleet, Human Resources Coordinator
Town of Canmore 
E‐mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web: Apply online at www.canmore.ca/Work-With-Us

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate will be required to submit all required certifications and documentation, including driver`s abstract and records checks.  The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted

4th Class Firefighter - Casual




  4th Class Firefighter

       Career Casual 

Position Overview: Reporting to the Fire Chief, the 4th Class Firefighter is responsible for coordination of emergency operations as well as providing on scene coordination of personnel during an emergency response when required. This position protects life and property through suppression, rescue, and prevention of fires and other emergencies. 

  • Respond to fire and rescue emergencies in accordance with operating guidelines. 
  • Carry out station routines including tool, apparatus, and equipment maintenance and general maintenance of the fire hall. 
  • Ensure operational readiness of all equipment and apparatus. 
  • Conduct daily training and drill evolutions to maintain the skills of all personnel at a level of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 standard and Pre-hospital Care best practices
  • Maintain scope of practice in accordance with Alberta College of Paramedics
  • Perform related duties as prescribed from time to time by the Fire Chief or designate.
  • Complete collects, examines and/or submit fire reports and special reports as required.
  • Assist in the instruction and implementation of new firefighting and emergency response techniques.
  • Assist with the implementation of public relations programs.
  • Notify Fire Chief or designate of any station maintenance required.
  • Inventory and control of apparatus, equipment and stores as required.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Compensation: as outlined in the IAFF Local 4705 Collective Agreement, based on relevant training and experience.

Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Valid Alberta Class 3 Driver’s License
  • Q Endorsement
  • S200-400 and 472 Awareness
  • Basic Pump Operations
  • Paramedic or EMT designation
  • ICS 100 (Incident Command System)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years progressively responsible fire-rescue experience preferred. 
  • High school diploma
  • Excellent customer service and time management skills
  • Well-developed conceptual and problem solving skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Strong written, verbal, conflict resolution, and presentation skills combined with the ability to work under pressure
  • Work well independently and with teams
  • Deal effectively with the public and other stakeholders

Deadline for Applications is 12 Noon (MT) May 13, 2016 to

Town of Canmore

Therese Rogers, Manager of Human Resources

Applications may be submitted by: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We will be interviewing applicants throughout the posting period and may select strong candidates prior to the closing date. Interested applicants should therefore submit  their application as soon as possible. 


“Serving the Community to Enhance Our Quality of Life”

Weight Room Monitor



 Weight Room Monitor

Casual, Permanent

Why work for the Town of Canmore? What could be better than working in our beautiful new building with a team of staff who are fun to work with, dedicated to recreation and fitness, and who are the best in the business?  Working with us means that you get to encourage fitness and wellness in your community, while putting your best talents to work.  You’ll have a wonderful sense of pride in what you do, our organization and the people you work with, and the results of your hard work will have an impact that contributes to the well-being of our town.  As an organization, the Town of Canmore exists to serve the community and visitors to Canmore, to support a sustainable future for all, and to ensure the most efficient and effective use of taxpayer dollars.

Position Overview: The Weight Room Monitor will welcome clients to the weight room and fitness space at Elevation Place.  Your primary role will be to orient new guests and members to the facilities and equipment, while also ensuring that the fitness areas are being used safely and in a manner respectful to other guests.  Some administrative work will also be required in order to collect data on the usage of the fitness facilities and the upkeep and maintenance of the equipment.  This casual position has a variable schedule that will include shifts during evenings and weekends.  

Attributes: Customer service is what it’s all about in this position.  Your love of fitness combined with your lively, friendly and upbeat attitude will make guests thoroughly enjoy their time working out at Elevation Place.  As a physically fit individual, you will be a positive role model and advocate for a healthy lifestyle.  In addition to this, you hold current certification in First Aid & CPR/AED Level C and have a basic level of computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook 2010.  Our preferred candidate will also have post-secondary education in recreation, sports or office administration, as well as other fitness certifications (such as Can Fit pro).  Prior experience working in a fitness centre would also be an asset. 

If this position matches your interest and skill set, please click here for the full position description.  

Compensation: The starting wage range is $13.22 - $16.81 per hour, commensurate with skills, experience and certifications.

Deadline for Applications: Until Filled
Please submit your applications to: 
Human Resources 
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web: by using the online application included on this site

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the submission current certifications including a satisfactory RCMP criminal records check, and current driver’s abstract. The Town of Canmore wishes to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

“Serving the Community to Enhance Our Quality of Life”


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