Employment Opportunities

Cultivate a great career with the MD

The MD offers a variety of employment opportunities to help you make a difference in your community and grow professionally. The MD employs over 75 full-time, part-time, seasonal, casual, and contract staff that serve a population of more than three thousand residents.

Make a difference in your community, grow professionally, and get paid while you do it. The MD of Lesser Slave River employs over 75 full-time, part-time, seasonal, casual, and contract staff that serve a population of more than three thousand residents. Explore the opportunities below to apply for a job with the MD and take your career to the next level.

Contact Information

Lana Spencer
Executive Assistant

Email lana.spencer (@) mdlsr.ca
Phone 780.849.4888
Toll-Free 1.866.449.4888
Fax 780.849.4939

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Join a Progressive Workplace Where Opportunity Abounds

The MD values and respects its employees for the diversity of skill, experience and knowledge they bring to the organization.

In order to attract and retain great people, we foster a work culture that acknowledges and rewards participation, teamwork, and commitment to excellent customer service. We strive to maintain a healthy and flexible workplace that encourages employees to think strategically, work collaboratively and champion new ideas.

Lesser Slave River offers competitive wages and benefits, family-friendly policies, and an environment of respect. We strive to offer a progressive workplace with opportunities to grow and develop staff through ongoing training and development while also supporting work-life balance for employees and their families. 

Listed below are just a few highlights of the MD's enviable corporate culture, great benefits and generous work/life balance.

Comprehensive Benefits

  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Extended health coverage
  • Dental/orthodontic care
  • Vision care
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance & dependent life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment
  • Critical illness
  • Employee and family assistance program
  • Joint employee and employer contributions to the Local Authorities Pension Plan

A Great Corporate Culture

  • Social Committee, run by volunteer employees, organize several events each year including the Spring Kickoff, Christmas Party, Kids Christmas Party, barbeques, golfing
  • Acknowledgement of dedicated employees with Annual Service Awards at 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 years
  • Retirement celebrations
  • Health & Safety Program

Lifelong Learning

  • Online webinars and inhouse seminars
  • Health, safety, wellness training
  • Job specific training
  • Course reimbursement
  • Support for professional association fees

Location, Location, Location

  • There's nothing like living in Alberta's boreal region
  • The regional housing market has recently softened
  • Preferential taxation (we're just hours away from Edmonton, but receive the Northern Living Allowance)
  • The main administration office is in Slave Lake - minutes from amenities, schools, hospital, recreation, box stores and more
  • A caring, close-knit comumunity

Employment Application

Everyone at the MD – from front desk to the field – works beyond the boundaries of a mere job description. They contribute their collective insight and expertise to a culture of respect and empowerment, and they reap the rewards of an organization that's focused on customer service. If you can see yourself in our mission, vision and values, and if you'd like to leverage your time and talent into an amazing career, we'd love to hear from you.


Welcome to Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton lies the remarkable region of Lesser Slave River. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound.

Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

Reeve Murray Kerik
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no. 124

Tangent Civic

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