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Foothills County 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 County.

Foothills County 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.

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Accounting Clerk

October 19, 2020

Temporary - Full time: (Maternity Leave Coverage: November 2020 to December 31, 2021) 

Foothills County is a vibrant and thriving municipality south of Calgary with its administrative office located in High River, AB.  Valuing customer service, continual professional development, open communication and work/life balance, Foothills County is inviting applications for an Accounting Clerk to cover this term from November 2020 to December 31, 2021. 

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for reconciling cash receipts and making bank deposits daily along with coding invoices and posting transactions to Great Plains Dynamics or Worktech systems.  This position will also reconcile vendor statements, run cheques and EFT’s when required and complete journal entries.

The successful candidate must possess accurate data input skills, strong computer skills and be detail oriented.  The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a finance environment.  This experience will include accounts payable and deposit reconciliation.  You will also have attended a recognized post-secondary institute with a major in accounting/business. 

To view the complete job description and more information about this opportunity, please click here.

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

Human Resources
Foothills County
Box 5605, 309 Macleod Trail
High River, Alberta  T1V 1M7
Email:  opportunities@foothillscountyab.ca

This competition closes on Friday, November 6, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.

Recreation Facility Operator

October 16, 2020

Casual (16 to 20 hours/week)

The Scott Seaman Sports Rink is located in Foothills County and boasts one NHL sized ice surface, a running track, two multipurpose rooms and a concession. We are currently inviting applications for a casual Recreation Facility Operator.  

To prepare for this position, you will have obtained Arena Operator Level 1 certification, with three (3) years of experience in the arena/recreation industry.  You have highly developed interpersonal, organizational, problem solving and mechanical and maintenance skills, along with proficient computer skills.  You have a proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the community, user groups and other stakeholders.  Your knowledge and ability to make, paint, and mark ice and operate arena equipment and machinery will help ensure your success in this position.  Candidates must be available to work shift work, including evening and weekend shifts.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Ice maintenance and resurfacing.
  • Assist in ice installation and removal.
  • Custodial maintenance including a variety of tasks such as cleaning dressing rooms, stands, bathrooms, multi-purpose rooms, walking track and all public areas, replenishing supplies as well as, wash and wax floors as required.
  • Facility maintenance including a variety of tasks such as changing lights, painting, basic carpentry, basic plumbing and grounds upkeep.
  • Promote positive relations with the public and provide customer service to all patrons, ensuring that public inquiries and complaints are responded to positively and quickly.
  • Follow all COVID-19 direction/guidance.

For a full job description and more information about this exciting career opportunity, please click here. 

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

Human Resources
Foothills County
309 Macleod Trail SW
High River, Alberta, T1V 1M7
Email:  opportunities@foothillscountyab.ca

This competition closes on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. 

We thank all applicants but please note that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.  The successful applicant will be required to provide an acceptable driver’s abstract as well a vulnerable person security clearance.