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Patricia Pape, Payroll/HR Coordinator
Yellowhead County
2716 – 1st Avenue, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1N9
Fax: 1-780-723-5066
No Phone Calls Please. 

Seasonal Job Positions:
Pamela Huxter, Payroll/HR Coordinator
Yellowhead County
Mail: 2716 – 1st Avenue, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1N9
Fax: 1-780-723-5066
Email: phuxter@yellowheadcounty.ab.ca
Phone: 780-723-4800 or 1-800-665-6030 

 Please check back for future employment positions with Yellowhead County. 

Payroll and Accounting Technician - Yellowhead County Corporate Services

If you're knowledgeable in accounting procedure and love the challenge of prioritizing and staying organized, you'll fit right in as the County's Payroll and Accounting Technician. Job duties include: Tracking, recording, and reporting on grants; maintaining, verifying, and preparing payroll batches; and preparing and submitting remittances to outside agencies. The following minimum qualifications are required: Proficiency in Excel, knowledge of accounting procedures, and a strong adherence to confidentiality. For more information, view the position description here.

Closing Date: August 25, 2017

Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator - Yellowhead County Corporate Services

If you have a scrutinizing eye for detail, a passion for Human Resources, and you enjoy keeping your coworkers informed about their payroll and benefits, then you're a perfect fit as a County Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator! Some of your responsibilities include: Maintaining personnel files for all salaried staff, assisting with the recruitment and selection of employees, and preparing salary and benefit adjustments as required. This position requires a high level of confidentiality and at least 2 years' experience in payroll/benefits software packages and the completion of a basic accounting course. For more information, view the position description here.

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

Youth Program Assistant - Yellowhead County Community Services

Does working with kids put a smile on your face? Are you eager to deliver youth programs that see kids of all ages beaming about what goes on in the County? Then you'll love working as a Youth Program Assistant! This part-time position requires a minimum of 6 hours, 2 days per week of work plus special weekend evening programming. You'll be assisting the FCSS Outreach and Children's Program Coordinators to bring enticing programming to the County's kids, with a primary focus in the Marlboro area. For more information, view the position description here.

Closing Date: August 11, 2017

Equipment Operator - Yellowhead County Transportation

Are you a jack-of-all trades when it comes to operating road maintenance vehicles? Do you prefer working outdoors, and at times, performing manual labour? If you`ve got a mechanical aptitude and a knowledge of road maintenance techniques, you`ll enjoy being a part of the Yellowhead County Team.

Reporting to the Area Supervisor, the Equipment Operator performs skilled work for both summer and winter road maintenance and is comfortable with a variety of equipment and labour intensive tasksApplicant must reside in the Edson area as the position is based out of the Edson Shop. Minimum 2 years' experience with small and heavy equipment operation, as well as 2 years' experience of road construction and maintenance. Must also possess a valid Class 3 Operators License with Air Brake Endorsement. Snow plow experience would be considered an asset. For more information, view the position description here.

Closing Date: August 11, 2017

Paid On-Call Firefighters - Yellowhead County Fire Department

Are you an energetic, adrenaline seeking, community focused person who likes to be part of a team? Then being a part of the Yellowhead County Fire Department might be for you. As a Paid-On-Call Firefighter, you respond to emergency incidents within the region to provide support to other firefighters and emergency responders. 

Please contact the Yellowhead County Fire Department directly.  

*Defensive Driving, Standard First Aid, & CPR are required for most Yellowhead County positions. Please contact our Human Resources office for more information.

*Detailed Job Descriptions are available by contacting Human Resources.

Vegetation Management Technician (Herbicide Applicator) (2 Positions Available)

Will be responsible for the application of pesticides on County owned lands.  The position will run
from approximately April 30, 2012 to August 31, 2012 with the possibility of an extension.

Deadline: March 9, 2012
Skills & Education Requirements

County Offices


2716 - 1 Avenue,Edson,AB. T7E 1N9
Phone: 780-723-4800
Toll Free: 1-800-665-6030
Fax: 780-723-5066


53404 Rge Rd 92A,Wildwood,AB.
Phone: 780-325-3782
Toll Free 1-800-814-3935
Fax: 780-325-3783

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