Welcome to Municipal District of Foothills No. 31

Careers with the Municipal District of Foothills

Benefits of Working for the MD of Foothills

The MD of Foothills is a rural atmosphere, which lends itself to the perfect combination for work/life balance. As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to enhance the well being of the municipality and help shape the future of the MD.

The MD of Foothills has a long standing loyal employee base which covers a variety of professional and unique working opportunities; this provides new employees opportunities to receive mentoring from employees that have a great deal of experience to share. Positions range from laborers to chartered accountants and everything in between.

Please ensure that you check back often so you don't miss any exciting opportunities to join our team!

Divisional Grader Operator

November 9, 2018

Permanent, Full-Time

The Municipal District of Foothills No. 31 encompasses a diverse rural landscape covering approximately 3,600 square kilometres located in the foothills of southern Alberta.  The M.D. is currently accepting applications for a permanent full-time Divisional Grader Operator working within the Public Works Department.

This position is responsible for the maintenance of M.D. roads in a designated area which includes an extensive snow removal route.

To view the complete Job Description for each position, please click here.

Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
M.D. Foothills No. 31
309 Macleod Trail SW
High River, Alberta, T1V 1M7
E-Mail:  opportunities@mdfoothills.com

This competition closes on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 4:00pm.

We thank all applicants but please note that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Utility Operator

November 9, 2018

Permanent, Full-Time

The Municipal District of Foothills No. 31 encompasses a diverse rural landscape covering approximately 3,600 square kilometres located in the foothills of southern Alberta.  The M.D. of Foothills is inviting applications for a permanent full-time Utility Operator.

The Utility Operator will perform a variety of skilled, technical and maintenance work in the operation, maintenance and repair of the M.D. of Foothills Water and Wastewater assets including the SCADA system.

This position is responsible for operating the water, water distribution, wastewater collection and wastewater disposal facilities.  The position will also operate, maintain, troubleshoot and monitor all necessary equipment and structures and develop solutions to rectify any issues.  As part of the Utilities Team the operator will follow regular maintenance programs, procedures and schedules, provide accurate reports, complete testing and ensuring compliance with Alberta Environment. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have an Alberta Environment certification through NAIT’s Water and Wastewater Technician Program or a recognized AEP equivalent.
  • Completion of Alberta Environment Operators Certificate for Water Distribution I, Wastewater Collection I and Wastewater Treatment I would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of the Alberta Environmental Codes of Practice for Water/Wastewater Systems and the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license

This position is required to work on-call as well as after hours and weekends as necessary.

To view a full copy of this Job Description please click here.

Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
M.D. of Foothills No. 31
309 Macleod Trail SW
High River, AB     T1V 1M7

E-Mail:  opportunities@mdfoothills.com

This competition closes on Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 4:00pm.

We thank all applicants but please note that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.