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Resident and Guest Attendant - Closing Applications: Nov 27, 2018

Employer: Seasons Retirement Communities
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Olds

Job Description:

Job Title: Health Care Aide
Location: Seasons Encore, 3300-57 Avenue, Olds, AB
Status: Part Time & Casual 

Seasons Retirement Communities Encore Olds (Proud new owners of Sunrise Village Encore Olds) is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual to fill the role of Health Care Aide. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of a team that provides care for the residents while following proper policies, procedures and safety regulations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for areas including:
• Assists and attends to care needs of the residents, including administration of medications as required
• Maintains work and storage areas in a clean, safe and sanitary manner
• Participates as a member of the Care Services team and provides support to the other members of the Care team.
• Observes and adheres to all policies and procedures, work standards and safety regulations
• Assists and attends to special needs of the residents as required
• Is aware of employee’s and supervisor’s responsibilities and follows all health and safety policies and procedures
• All other duties as assigned or consistent with work routines and job descriptions

Qualifications or Skills Required:
• Must be able to read and communicate effectively
• Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions
• Demonstrated empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors
• Effective interpersonal relationship and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints
• Must have a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness
• Must be able to operate related equipment
• Must be able to respond to emergency situations
• Must have current CPR & First Aid Certification
• Graduate of a credentialed training program for Health Care Aides or equivalency to certification

How to Apply:
Kindly visit the Careers page of our website to apply. 
Click on the "Apply to work with us" slider. You can search for opportunities and submit an application for positions that interest you.
All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. As a condition of employment, a Criminal Record Search which may include a vulnerable sector screen, will be required.
Seasons Retirement Communities (“Seasons“) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. In accordance with Season’s Accessibility Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Season’s hiring process.

Thank you!

Wage: 
Contact Email: rklamot@seasonsretirement.com

Janitor and General Labourer - Closing Applications: Dec 07, 2018

Employer: Pleasant Solutions
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton

Job Description:

Better than other janitor or general laborer positions. Fast paced but friendly: many kinds of work in a respectful place that will appreciate your efforts.

---Position Overview:---
** Full time and permanent
** 8 hours per day
** Time of Day: flexible, but generally during daytime office hours (starting 7am or 9am or 10am)
** No unhealthy chemicals are used for cleaning
** Janitorial duties at the office (vacuuming, mopping, cleaning washroom, cleaning kitchen, disinfecting, cleaning the fridge)
** Janitorial duties for our employee appreciation program (cleaning car interiors)
** Loading the dishwasher
** Cutting the grass
** Shoveling the sidewalk
** Operating our cafe (making drinks, serving drinks)
** Restocking office supplies
** Preparing board room for meetings
** Genuine appreciation for helping support the team.
** Very close to a bus stop

---Requirements:---
** Minimum 1 year of recent experience doing a job with janitorial work
** Can lift 45 lbs (20kg)

---Nice To Have:---
** Smiles a lot

---About The Work Environment:---
** Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
** Mid-sized company but retaining the speed and flexibility of a smaller company.
** We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
** We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
** Free onsite massage therapy.
** Private nap rooms for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you didn’t sleep well last night.
** Atrium to enjoy the sun during lunch.
** Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, robotics club coming soon, etc).
** An example of our culture: Lunch together is in a very comfy sofa room, and even the quiet types are comfortable there.
** Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
** Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
** Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
** Fast paced
** Consistent work/life balance: mandatory overtime is very rare.

---About The Company:---
** Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton, a large satellite office in Toronto/Vancouver, and small satellite offices across Canada and the USA (including in Calgary, Ottawa, Saskatoon, New York, Denver, Boston, etc)
** Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
** Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
** Stable and well diversified.
** Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
** Very low employee turn-over rate, attesting to the value of working here.
** We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom software for clients who need an internal system or are commercializing an idea. Our in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server, an innovative tool that lets non-technical people build their own web applications using spreadsheets, an event ticketing system, and other business software.
** An innovative software producer with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
** We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
** Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor hundreds of WorldVision children).

---Applying:---
** What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
** Apply online today at https://careers.pleasantsolutions.com
** Even if you don't have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
** Please do not apply via email, apply only by visiting the https://careers.pleasantsolutions.com site.

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: hiring@pleasantsolutions.com

Assistant Greenkeeper - Closing Applications: Dec 03, 2018

Employer: Edgerton Community Golf Club
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edgerton, Alberta

Job Description:

To assist the greenkeeper with maintaining the greens, tee boxes, fairways and equipment.

Wage: 15.00/hour 
Contact Email: edgertongolfclub@gmail.com

Software Developer / Programmer - Closing Applications: Dec 01, 2018

Employer: Pleasant Solutions
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

Not your everyday software developer position. Challenging and fast moving, yet friendly and supportive: a career you will look forward to every day. Work with intelligent people in an exciting environment where every month is different.

---Positions Available:---

** Multiple positions ranging from intermediate up to team lead level (based on skill, regardless of the amount of experience or education), opening up immediately and throughout the year.
** Additional positions for specialists (for example, Android programmers, front-end developers, etc). Tell us your strengths and we’ll go from there.
** Other Positions: We are also hiring for other positions (software tester, business analyst, project manager, graphic designer, and UX designer). You may apply for multiple positions separately. If you know someone in any of these areas, please do them a quick and friendly favour by letting them know about this posting.
** Office Location: The office location shown on mapping systems is not accurate for where this position will be because we are opening multiple new development locations in the greater Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary areas.


---Position Overview:---
** Full time and permanent.
** Fast moving in terms of variety of work and expectations.
** Flexible hours (for example: choose to start your day between 6am and 10am, work late some days and shorter on others).
** Gain valuable career experience in the newest highlevel technologies (C#, .NET 5, Java, MVC7, WCF, web services, SOA, Swift/Objective-C, Xamarin, F#).
** Gain experience with many advanced software engineering tools and techniques (code generation, object relational mappers, advanced .NET reflection, etc).
** Gain experience with both small and large projects, with involvement throughout the product life-cycle.
** Opportunities to be involved with higher level architecture and design.
** Mentoring from experienced software architects and some of the smartest peers in the country, on exciting projects that you can really sink your teeth into.
** A blend of programming methodologies (deliberately part way between agile, Kanban, and waterfall plus occasional extreme and pair programming methodologies).
** Does _not_ involve a lot of boring technical support or fixing broken legacy applications.
** Most of the learning is through hands-on trying and doing and collaborating. Meetings and formal training are minimized.
** Rarely requires meeting with a client for those who prefer not to.
** Environment allows for some privacy at your workstation as well as time to concentrate without distractions when you need it.
** Exchange city program: swap cities with one of our developers in another city! Pleasant covers good portion of travel, no cost accommodation, and stay for a month or two without using up any vacation.


---Requirements:---
** Highly intelligent.
** Fast learner and enjoys learning.
** Passionate about making software and very good at it.
** Gets deeply involved with challenges and will persevere at length to achieve victory.
** Takes pride in work.
** A deep appreciation for reusable code and the benefits of object oriented design.
** No specific requirements for formal education or industry experience. We evaluate each applicant based on merit rather than formalities.


---Nice To Have:---
** Ability to see opportunities for improvement everywhere.
** Experience with .NET or mobile development.
** Pragmatic approach to balancing perfectionism with getting the job done.

---About The Work Environment:---
** Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
** Mid-sized company but retaining the speed and flexibility of a smaller company.
** We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
** We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
** Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, robotics club coming soon, etc).
** Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
** Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
** Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
** Fast paced
** Headquarters and in the future satellite offices too: Free onsite massage therapy.
** Headquarters: Private nap rooms for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you didn’t sleep well last night.
** Consistent work/life balance: mandatory overtime is very rare.


---About The Company:---
** Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton, a large satellite office in Toronto/Vancouver, and small satellite offices across Canada and the USA (including in Calgary, Ottawa, Saskatoon, New York, Denver, Boston, etc)
** Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
** Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
** Stable and well diversified.
** Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
** Very low employee turn-over rate, attesting to the value of working here.
** We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom software for clients who need an internal system or are commercializing an idea. Our in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server, an innovative tool that lets non-technical people build their own web applications using spreadsheets, an event ticketing system, and other business software.
** An innovative software producer with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
** We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
** Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor hundreds of WorldVision children).


---Applying:---
** What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
** Apply online today at the link below
** Even if you don't have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
** Please do not apply via email, use only the link to apply.

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: hiring@pleasantsolutions.com

Software Developer / Programmer - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: Pleasant Solutions
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: EDMONTON

Job Description:

Not your everyday software developer position. Challenging and fast moving, yet friendly and supportive: a career you will look forward to every day. Work with intelligent people in an exciting environment where every month is different.

---Positions Available:---
** Multiple positions ranging from intermediate up to team lead level (based on skill, regardless of the amount of experience or education), opening up immediately and throughout the year.
** Additional positions for specialists (for example, Android programmers, front-end developers, etc). Tell us your strengths and we’ll go from there.
** Other Positions: We are also hiring for other positions (software tester, business analyst, project manager, graphic designer, and UX designer). You may apply for multiple positions separately. If you know someone in any of these areas, please do them a quick and friendly favour by letting them know about this posting.


---Position Overview:---
** Full time and permanent.
** Fast moving in terms of variety of work and expectations.
** Flexible hours (for example: choose to start your day between 6am and 10am, work late some days and shorter on others).
** Gain valuable career experience in the newest highlevel technologies (C#, .NET 5, Java, MVC7, WCF, web services, SOA, Swift/Objective-C, Xamarin, F#).
** Gain experience with many advanced software engineering tools and techniques (code generation, object relational mappers, advanced .NET reflection, etc).
** Gain experience with both small and large projects, with involvement throughout the product life-cycle.
** Opportunities to be involved with higher level architecture and design.
** Mentoring from experienced software architects and some of the smartest peers in the country, on exciting projects that you can really sink your teeth into.
** A blend of programming methodologies (deliberately part way between agile, Kanban, and waterfall plus occasional extreme and pair programming methodologies).
** Does _not_ involve a lot of boring technical support or fixing broken legacy applications.
** Most of the learning is through hands-on trying and doing and collaborating. Meetings and formal training are minimized.
** Rarely requires meeting with a client for those who prefer not to.
** Environment allows for some privacy at your workstation as well as time to concentrate without distractions when you need it.
** Exchange city program: swap cities with one of our developers in another city! Pleasant covers good portion of travel, no cost accommodation, and stay for a month or two without using up any vacation.


---Requirements:---
** Highly intelligent.
** Fast learner and enjoys learning.
** Passionate about making software and very good at it.
** Gets deeply involved with challenges and will persevere at length to achieve victory.
** Takes pride in work.
** A deep appreciation for reusable code and the benefits of object oriented design.
** No specific requirements for formal education or industry experience. We evaluate each applicant based on merit rather than formalities.


---Nice To Have:---
** Ability to see opportunities for improvement everywhere.
** Experience with .NET or mobile development.
** Pragmatic approach to balancing perfectionism with getting the job done.

---About The Work Environment:---
** Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
** Mid-sized company but retaining the speed and flexibility of a smaller company.
** We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
** We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
** Free onsite massage therapy.
** Private nap rooms for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you didn’t sleep well last night.
** Atrium to enjoy the sun during lunch.
** Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, robotics club coming soon, etc).
** An example of our culture: Lunch together is in a very comfy sofa room, and even the quiet types are comfortable there.
** Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
** Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
** Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
** Fast paced
** Consistent work/life balance: mandatory overtime is very rare.


---About The Company:---

** Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton, a large satellite office in Toronto/Vancouver, and small satellite offices across Canada and the USA (including in Calgary, Ottawa, Saskatoon, New York, Denver, Boston, etc)
** Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
** Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
** Stable and well diversified.
** Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
** Very low employee turn-over rate, attesting to the value of working here.
** We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom software for clients who need an internal system or are commercializing an idea. Our in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server, an innovative tool that lets non-technical people build their own web applications using spreadsheets, an event ticketing system, and other business software.
** An innovative software producer with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
** We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
** Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor hundreds of WorldVision children).

---Applying:---

** What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
** Apply online today at the link below
** Even if you don't have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
** Please do not apply via email, use only the link to apply.

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: hiring@pleasantsolutions.com

Video Editor / Motion Graphic Designer - Closing Applications: Dec 01, 2018

Employer: Pleasant Solutions
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: EDMONTON

Job Description:

Not your everyday video position. Challenging and fast moving, yet friendly and supportive: a career you will look forward to every day. Work with intelligent people in an exciting environment where every month is different.

---Positions Available:---

** Full time Video Editor / Motion Graphic Designer
** Other Positions: We are also hiring for other positions (videographer / shoot producer, graphic designer, writer, marketing project manager, UI/UX Designer, and more). You may apply for multiple positions separately. If you know someone in any of these areas, please do them a quick and friendly favour by letting them know about this posting.


---Position Overview:---

** Full time and permanent
** Flexible hours (for example: choose to start your day between 6am and 10am, work late some days and shorter on others).
** 85% internal projects (for multiple product lines), 15% client projects.
** Focus on post-production: position does _not_ require equipment handling nor production shooting (although we can optionally make use of such secondary talents if you have them).
** Focus on achieving noticeably remarkable and portfolio-worthy results, with only some projects that simply need to be done in a short timeframe.
** The same variety as working at an agency, but without the cutting corners to deliver too quickly.
** Engage in constructive debate to challenge your editorial choices; standing up for your choices, while being willing to use respectful criticism, with or without the sugar coating, to iterate into even better designs.
** Orchestration of post-production elements (time coding, video supers, title cards, special effects, typography, transitions).
** Building motion graphics from static graphics provided by our graphic designers, and by using third party motion templates.
** Screen capture production including deciding zoom in, effects, methods of focusing attention, setting up and populating sample data in apps, sensoring information.
** Technical finishing (audio levels, color mastering, compression, encoding, resizing for multiple destination sizes).
** Crafting the perfect pace for a video: this is absolutely critical to many videos, too slow or too fast and the effectiveness drops dramatically.
** Storyboarding to present to stakeholders.
** Collaborating with script writers, the marketing team, and providing context to the videographer.
** Selecting and directing voice talent.
** Explore and be inventive using A/B testing methodology to create test variations, request resulting data from the analytics team, and iterate until we discover new ways to reach peek results for mission critical videos.
** Gain experience with numerous video types: animated explainer videos, YouTube commercials, infographic videos, company culture interviews, training videos, and short snippits for social media.
** Does _not_ involve TV broadcasting.
** Does _not_ involve constant tight deadlines nor overtime that lead to results you are not proud of; there is pressure but it is manageable and work has steady hours.


---Requirements:---

** Passionate about video storytelling and post-production specifically
** Can be very fast for prototyping variations, but can dig deep for stunning results
** Superb understanding of factors that affect attention span and engagement of viewers
** Attention to detail
** Takes pride in work.
** No specific requirements for formal education or industry experience. We evaluate each applicant based on merit and potential rather than formalities, however a portfolio is required.


---Nice To Have:---

** Experience with Adobe Creative Suite or Creative Cloud (Premiere Pro, After Affects)
** Experience in a wide variety of video types (perhaps from working in an agency environment or otherwise)

---About The Work Environment:---

** Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
** Mid-sized company but retaining the speed and flexibility of a smaller company.
** We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
** We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
** Free onsite massage therapy.
** Private nap rooms for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you didn’t sleep well last night.
** Atrium to enjoy the sun during lunch.
** Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, robotics club coming soon, etc).
** An example of our culture: Lunch together is in a very comfy sofa room, and even the quiet types are comfortable there.
** Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
** Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
** Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
** Fast paced
** Consistent work/life balance: mandatory overtime is very rare.


---About The Company:---

** Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton, a large satellite office in Toronto/Vancouver, and small satellite offices across Canada and the USA (including in Calgary, Ottawa, Saskatoon, New York, Denver, Boston, etc)
** Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
** Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
** Stable and well diversified.
** Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
** Very low employee turn-over rate, attesting to the value of working here.
** We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom software for clients who need an internal system or are commercializing an idea. Our in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server, an innovative tool that lets non-technical people build their own web applications using spreadsheets, an event ticketing system, and other business software.
** An innovative software producer with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
** We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
** Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor hundreds of WorldVision children).


---Applying:---

** What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
** Apply online today at the link below!
** Even if you don't have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
** Please do not apply via email, apply only by visiting thesite.

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: hiring@pleasantsolutions.com

UI / UX Designer - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: Pleasant Solutions
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: EDMONTON

Job Description:

Not your everyday designer position. Challenging and fast moving, yet friendly and supportive: a career you will look forward to every day. Work with intelligent people in an exciting environment where every month is different.

---Positions Available:---

** UI/UX Designer
** Other Positions: We are also hiring for other positions (front-end developer, digital advertising specialist, media and marketing communications, marketing project manager, business analyst, account manager, infrastructure analyst, software developer, and more). You may apply for multiple positions separately. If you know someone in any of these areas, please do them a quick and friendly favour by letting them know about this posting.


---Position Overview:---

** Full time and permanent
** Fast moving in terms of variety of work and expectations.
** Flexible hours (for example: choose to start your day between 6am and 10am, work late some days and shorter on others).
** 80% internal projects (for multiple product lines), 20% client projects
** Gain valuable career experience with campaigns from mature departments to early stage start-up departments, and from patented disruptive products to more routine competitive sectors.
** Gain valuable career experience in a variety of platforms (for example: web, responsive web, native mobile phone, tablet, and maybe even kiosk).
** Gain experience with both simple and highly complex projects.
** Responsible for ensuring a world-class user experience in terms of clarity of meaning, discovery of features, and speed of use.
** Will get to know our brand over the long-term to produce deep insight "wow" results that continue our brand's fast growth.
** Interviewing stakeholders to determine the purpose and goals of new software, or starting from business requirement documents.
** Informal usability studies like watching in-person or video usage of software to discover areas needing improvement.
** Formal usability studies (fairly rare).
** Creating wireframes, interactive mockups, and innovative concept proposals.
** Collaborating with the marketing team and front-end developers.
** Engage in constructive debate to challenge designs; standing up for your choices, while being willing to use respectful criticism, with or without the sugar coating, to iterate into even better designs.
** Does _not_ require technical front-end development, although positions are possible for those that prefer doing both sides but still excel at UX Design.
** Does _not_ involve a focus on consistency or lengthy design standard documents: we want to push new boundries, not be repeatedly tied to previous design decisions.
** This is _not_ a role created due to UX hype and with no understanding of its function or value: this role will be an integral part of many projects.


---Requirements:---

** Highly intelligent
** Superb spatial reasoning
** Deep appreciation for how different platforms involve different usage patterns.
** Gets deeply involved with challenges and will persevere at length to achieve victory.
** Passionate about user experiences.
** Takes pride in work.
** No specific requirements for formal education or industry experience. We evaluate each applicant based on merit and potential rather than formalities.


---Nice To Have:---

** Experience with both web and mobile UX design.
** Ability to see opportunities for improvement everywhere.
** Pragmatic approach to balancing perfectionism with getting the job done.

---About The Work Environment:---

** Friendly, non-threatening, and non-political environment.
** Mid-sized company but retaining the speed and flexibility of a smaller company.
** We are a great environment for both outgoing people and those who are very shy and introverted (applicable to non-client facing positions).
** We strive to have every employee sitting near a window for natural light and to have plenty of plants throughout the office; we care about employee health.
** Free onsite massage therapy.
** Private nap rooms for isolated thinking time or for taking a nap if you didn’t sleep well last night.
** Atrium to enjoy the sun during lunch.
** Social events worth remembering (fencing competitions, curling, video game or board game parties, coding competitions, commando combat training, robotics club coming soon, etc).
** An example of our culture: Lunch together is in a very comfy sofa room, and even the quiet types are comfortable there.
** Unlimited access to pillage our kitchens for caffeine, sugar, healthy snacks, soups, and more :)
** Additional perks that are cost-shared like motorized sit-stand desks.
** Task focused: everyone in the company heavily uses centralized to-do lists to stay organized, prioritize, and coordinate.
** Fast paced
** Consistent work/life balance: mandatory overtime is very rare.


---About The Company:---

** Pleasant Solutions is a dynamic company headquartered in Edmonton, a large satellite office in Toronto/Vancouver, and small satellite offices across Canada and the USA (including in Calgary, Ottawa, Saskatoon, New York, Denver, Boston, etc)
** Silicon Valley kind of excitement and growth potential.
** Fast growth: One of the 200 fastest growing technology companies in North America with 955% growth over 5 years (based on growth rates in published rankings of the 2014 Profit 500 and 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500). Canadian Profit Guide ranked us #88 out of 500 for fast growth in Canada, announced in Sept 2015.
** Stable and well diversified.
** Full of smart and passionate people whom you can learn from.
** Very low employee turn-over rate, attesting to the value of working here.
** We do a mix of in-house product development, software development services, and IT services. For consulting, we build both large and small custom software for clients who need an internal system or are commercializing an idea. Our in-house products include the high-security Pleasant Password Server, an innovative tool that lets non-technical people build their own web applications using spreadsheets, an event ticketing system, and other business software.
** An innovative software producer with an aim of achieving results in creative ways.
** We develop high quality software you will take pride in. Our company name says it all.
** Socially conscious (for example, we pay for employees to sponsor hundreds of WorldVision children).


---Applying:---

** What do you have to lose by exploring the possibility? Applying does not take long and we keep your application confidential (never disclosed to existing employer).
** Apply online today at the link below!
** Even if you don't have your resume updated or ready to go, apply anyways, we want to hear from you!
** Please do not apply via email, use only the link to apply.

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: hiring@pleasantsolutions.com

Groundskeeper - Closing Applications: Nov 20, 2018

Employer: Concordia University of Edmonton
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Job Description:

Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) is a boutique university, small enough where every student is essential yet large enough for a global outlook. We’re constantly seeking the right balance between teaching and research, between specialization and adventurousness. Our ultimate goal has not changed since 1921: to create a community of active citizens, of good and honourable people. Our vision is to become Canada’s pre-eminent small university.

Reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator, the Groundskeeper performs a variety of functions that are crucial to the operation of the institution. This position is responsible for ensuring that the roadways, walkways, parking lots, and grounds are maintained in a safe, functional, and aesthetically attractive condition. This position also assists in the planning and execution of improvements to the campus properties.

Responsibilities:
• Maintain lawns and athletic field;
• Spread top-soil, lay sod, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures;
• Cut grass, rake, aerate, dethatch, fertilize and water lawns, weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties as directed by supervisor;
• Operate and maintain power mowers, tractors, chain saws, electric clippers, sod cutters, pruning saws, snow blowers and other landscape maintenance equipment;
• Spray and dust trees, shrubs, lawns and gardens, to control insects and disease;
• Operate Skid Steer loader;
• Repair landscape and move landscape items;
• Sweep debris and remove snow from streets, sidewalks, building grounds and other areas;
• Spread sand or salt on sidewalks for snow and ice control;
• Lay or spread concrete and asphalt on road and walkway surfaces using shovels, rakes and hand tampers, etc.;
• Collect and remove refuse and litter from grounds;
• Assist in routine maintenance and repair of grounds related equipment;
• Assist skilled tradespersons such as carpenters, plumbers and mechanics when required;
• Operate mobile sidewalk-cleaning equipment.

Requirements:
• Minimum 5 years experience in a related field.
• General OH&S Knowledge.
• Certified Skid Steer Operator.
• Flat-work experience.
• Concrete and asphalt maintenance and repair.
• General landscape knowledge; trees, shrubs, decorative and athletic turf and flowers.
• Certification in herbicide/pesticide application an asset.
• Mechanically inclined - able to perform light maintenance on related equipment.
• Self motivated with excellent time management and advanced planning skills.
• Able to work efficiently as part of a team, as well as, independently.
• Successfully pass a security clearance.

Closing Date: Application review will commence October 29, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Concordia is an equal-opportunity employer. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please forward your cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to:

Human Resources 
Concordia University of Edmonton 
E-mail:humanresources@concordia.ab.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wage: 
Contact Email: hr@concordia.ab.ca

Custodians, On Call - Closing Applications: Nov 18, 2018

Employer: Central Okanagan School District 
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Kelowna

Job Description:




Central Okanagan Public Schools (School District No. 23), Kelowna BC, provides education services to 22,000 students in the communities of Peachland, West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country and the Regional District of Central Okanagan. 

We are currently hiring:
CASUAL CUSTODIANS 

Custodians are responsible for performing routine cleaning and maintain the upkeep and safety of schools and facilities. Custodians take on a range of janitorial task on including, cleaning waxing, and ensuring adequate heat and light. Custodians have an essential role in the Operations Department; they assist school based staff in locking or unlocking rooms, moving furniture and equipment. Custodians are responsible to maintain the recycling program.

Custodians have knowledge regarding methods, materials and equipment required to provide high standard custodial services. Also a working knowledge of systems to safely respond to an emergency is needed.

Casual Custodians will be working on-call throughout the district and will be eligible to apply on full time custodian positions available. Please note that while the majority of shifts are 3:00pm to 11:00pm, Monday to Friday successful applicants may be required occasionally to work day shifts or during weekends.

Applicants for Custodial positions must have completed Grade 10. Successful completion of the Building Service Worker (BSW) course or comparable course, and/or have at least two years' experience in the application of modern custodian methods and procedures required for School District buildings. The Building Services Worker (BSW) Certificate is offered at the Okanagan College and we will consider applicants who are registered or willing to take the course.

Along with the above successful applicants will be expected to:
Possess the physical condition and health to carry out the required duties of this position;
Requires a level of English to be able to understand oral or written instructions;
Display excellent interpersonal skills;
Work with little or no supervision and as a team player:
Complete a criminal record check.

The hourly wage for this position is $21.57. Relief Custodians will get 4% of bi-weekly earnings in lieu of vacation and 4.6% of straight time earnings in each pay period in lieu of statutory holidays.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at www.makeafuture.ca/central-okanagan with cover letter and resume outlining relevant background and work experience, 3 references and copy of the BSW certificate. 

Once you have reached the Make a Future website, please look for the Central Okanagan School District by clicking on Regions & Districts, then Okanagan and you will see Central Okanagan 23. Browse through the Job Openings to find the Custodian ad and click on "APPLY ONLINE" to submit an application.

The Central Okanagan Public Schools thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Wage: 21.57 
Contact Email: silvanas@makeafuture.ca

Pest Control Technician or Assistant - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: Ecopest Inc
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Alberta

Job Description:

Advise clients on how to prevent pest infestation; Prepare and spray chemical mixture on infested areas; Place and set traps to capture and remove animals; Install animal control barriers to keep animals off property; Inspect buildings and outside areas to detect signs of infestation;Determine type of treatment required; Clean out areas that harbour pests

Wage: $18-$20 per Hour 
Contact Email: hr@ecopest.ca

Equipment Technician - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: McKenzie Meadows Golf Course
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

McKenzie Meadows Golf Course

Equipment Technician
McKenzie Meadows Golf Course; Calgary, Alberta.

McKenzie Meadows is seeking an experienced equipment technician to join the turf maintenance department in a full time capacity. We are seeking an individual who is highly motivated, responsible and has a strong work ethic. 

McKenzie Meadows Golf Club is Calgary’s Finest Public Golf Facility. Our 18 hole course also features two driving ranges and was built in 1996 and is located in Fish Creek Provincial Park in the Bow River valley in Calgary’s south east corner of the city. 


Key Responsibilities
• Schedule and perform appropriate preventative maintenance work
• Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical defects in golf course maintenance equipment (including gas, diesel, electric, hydraulic and computerized equipment).
• Sharpen and set up HOC on reel and rotary mowers. 
• Maintain shop in a neat and orderly fashion.
• Assist the Superintendent in equipment management and safety concerns.
• Train staff in safe operation of equipment use.
• Maintain and repair golf cart fleet as required.
• Welding and fabrication skills are an asset.
• Responsible for administrative duties in relation to operation of shop including purchasing, receiving, documentation of repair logs, and inventory control.
• Able to assist in budget preparation for shop and equipment requirements
• Capable of joining in on the maintenance of the golf course.

Qualifications / characteristics
• High school diploma or equivalent is required.
• Valid drivers licence is required.
• Education, training and experience in golf course equipment repair and maintenance.
• Computer skills are an asset.
• Toro training and familiarity is preferred.
• General understanding of golf course maintenance operations.
• Must be a team player with a positive attitude and willingness to learn.


What we offer:
• Year round, Full time employment.
• Competitive salary based on experience.
• Golf and range privileges.
• Meal and golf shop merchandise discounts.
• Association dues.
• 2 weeks paid vacation.
• A comprehensive benefits package including health and dental.

Closing Date: November 30, 2018
Start Date: January 15th – February 1stContact: All interested persons should forward their resume with cover letter to:

McKenzie Meadows Golf Course
C/O Wade Bishop, Golf Course Superintendent
17215 McKenzie Meadows Dr. SE Calgary, Alberta. T2Z 2T9 or via Email – super@mckenziemeadows.com

Wage: Negotiable 
Contact Email: super@mckenziemeadows.com

Wildfire Crew Member - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: Government of Alberta
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Alberta

Job Description:

The Wildfire Management Branch of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is hiring Initial Attack firefighters (Helitack/ Helitack Rappel crews) and Sustained Action Unit Crews for the 2019 fire season. 
Persons with a dedication to fitness, teamwork and safety will be considered for positions on these firefighting crews. 
Prior to training camp, all candidates must have and be able to show proof of: a valid standard first aid certificate with CPR, a driver's license, defensive driving certificate, and a valid high school diploma or equivalent. 
If you are interested in this type of work, please visit our website:
wildfire.alberta.ca/jobs
OR phone the Alberta Wildfire Coordination Centre:
780-427-6807
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS is NOVEMBER 30, 2018

Wage: $21.08 - $25.95 per hour 
Contact Email: WF.WildfireEmployment@gov.ab.ca

Fun Manager - Closing Applications: Oct 29, 2018

Employer: Seasons Retirement Communities
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Oakville

Job Description:

Seasons Retirement Communities Olds (Proud new owners of Sunrise Village Olds) is seeking an energetic, motivated individual to fill the role of Fun Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to participate as a member of the management team and to develop and coordinate programs and services that meet the needs of the residents. The successful candidate will be responsible for areas including:
 Ensures a smooth transition for the resident by liaising with the appropriate departments.
 Plans, implements and evaluates a recreation program developed to meet identified needs of the residents.
 Develops and prepares communication tools (newsletters, posters, notices, calendars, etc.) designed to provide information regarding current and future activities and special events.
 Establishes and maintains the operating budget for the Community Relations department.
 Participation in promotional events and meetings with members of the community, seniors’ groups and associations, Chamber of Commerce, etc.to raise the profile and market the services of the organization.
 Provides support and response to resident and family inquiries and concerns related to accommodation and living arrangements.
 All other duties as assigned
Qualifications or Skills Required:
 Degree or Diploma in Recreation Therapy
 Must be able to read and communicate effectively
 Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions
 Demonstrated empathy and understanding of the needs of seniors
 Effective interpersonal relationship and conflict resolution skills
 Ability to organize work and work under strict time constraints
 Must have a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness
 Must be able to operate related equipment
 Must be able to respond to emergency situations
 Need to have/obtain the appropriate valid vehicular license for the community
 Need to have/obtain a certificate to responsibly serve alcoholic beverages
 Need to have/obtain current CPR & First Aid certificate
In addition, the successful candidate will be required to promote high quality care while maintaining a safe and healthy environment for residents, resident families, visitors and staff. Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills are essential, as is excellence in achieving continuous quality improvements. Related experience within the seniors housing industry is preferred.
How to Apply:
Kindly visit the Careers page of our website to apply.
Click on the "Apply to work with us" slider. You can search for opportunities and submit an application for positions that interest you. All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. As a condition of employment, a Criminal Record Search which may include a vulnerable sector screen, will be required. Seasons Retirement Communities (“Seasons“) is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. In accordance with Season’s Accessibility Policy, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Season’s hiring process.
Thank you!

Wage: 
Contact Email: lscott@seasonsretirement.com

General Labourer - Closing Applications: Nov 15, 2018

Employer: Express Employment Professionals
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Red Deer

Job Description:

Express Employment Professionals in Red Deer, Alberta is seeking labourers to start for a construction project lasting up to 12 weeks. Work will include cleaning surfaces, excavation, assembly, moving construction materials and other labour related duties. This project is located in Olds and is Monday to Saturday 730am to 530pm. This is an ideal opportunity for students who want to work Saturdays or who have days off in the middle of the week.

Requirements

Physical strength, stamina and dexterity to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively, reach, bend and stand for long periods.
Ability to work indoors or outdoors
Minimum of 6 months previous industrial work experience is an asset
Mechanical aptitude is a definite asset
Must have steel toed boots, gloves, hard hat, high visibility vest and safety glasses
Availability to work Monday to Friday - 730 AM to 4:30 PM Daily. (Transport departure time at 6:30-645 AM and drop off at 5:30-5:45 PM)
Must bring own meals and suitable work clothing based on weather conditions
Reliable, dependable,ability to take direction and work within a team
Ability to communicate clearly and to understand others communication
Safety conscious


Please apply online

Thank you to all those who apply but only those selected for an interview process will be contacted.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $18.00 /hour

Wage: $18/hr 
Contact Email: reddeerab@expresspros.com

Moving Labourer - Closing Applications: Dec 31, 2018

Employer: BOOMER MOVERS INC.
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Olds, AB

Job Description:

Boomer Movers assists Seniors to re-locate. Jobs require strong physically fit persons willing to work; carrying, lifting, a variety of household items and boxes. Some travel required/Safety training provided.

Wage: $18/hour - $20 after probation period of 20 hours 
Contact Email: info@boomermovers.ca

Student Fitness Center Clerk - Closing Applications: May 30, 2019

Employer: CLC Fitness Center 
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Olds Alberta

Job Description:

Greet customers, paper work, payments, answering questions

Wage: Minimum 13.60 
Contact Email: mackenziekunz543@gmail.com

Slope Grooming Operator - Closing Applications: Nov 15, 2018

Employer: Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Banff

Job Description:

SLOPE GROOMER- Driver I
Department: Mountain Operations
Dates: November – May; subject to snowfall
Salary: $16.50-$20.00
Accommodation: shift work duty room available

Description
Slope groomers reshape the ski runs on the mountain at night using highly sophisticated machinery. Starting in November, the tasks include compacting new snowfalls caught is snowfencing, building ski slopes and maintenance during the regular season, pushing snow from areas of accumulation to areas that need coverage, working in the terrain parks., as well as hauling, moving or repositioning industry type equipment and implements. Working mostly shift work at night the goal is create a positive memorable skiing/boarding experience for our guest’s by “laying down corduroy” for the next day.

Driver I
 Entry level position
 Operation of snow grooming machinery in a safe and competent manner to compact new snowfalls, maintain and renovate the beginner ski runs- for primarily entry level sliders,
 Provide the highest quality grooming possible that is both fallline and coordinated with all other grooming
 Under the direction of the Cat Crew Supervisor or the Assistant; Shift Supervisor


Essential Functions
• Arrive to work on time, rested, and ready for your shift- dressed appropriately, wearing 
approved protective footwear
• Perform pre start inspections; shut down procedures and complete all required documentation.
• Become knowledgeable with the manufacturers’ standard operating procedures of all machinery 
that you operate and complete documentation that shows such
• Will have read, understood and signed a copy of the Cat Crew manual
• Will have read the PB manual
• Will fill out all required paperwork fully and properly
• Will be required to attend a Cat Crew orientation
• Report all incidents and near misses immediately to your shift supervisor; this includes all 
injury accidents, close calls, property damage, or other reportable incidents.
• Adhere to all SSV Corporate policies and procedures and all Maintenance standard operating 
procedures for the safe operation and proper maintenance of all vehicles
• When directed, perform clearing and snow accumulation maintenance of buildings entrances, 
lift terminals (load/unload), Gondola terminals or other areas, as and when required
• Maintain a positive working relationship with all staff and assist other departments as and 
when required
• Be able to identify improper, inadequate, or poor quality grooming and how that might relate 
to risk management issues that if left unchecked could injure public, staff or fellow 
operators; 
report all instances to Shift Supervisor and document 
• Understand and strive toward departmental goals and objectives as laid out by Supervisor 
and/or Slopes Supervisor
• Be able to follow instruction that comes from the daily meetings or is written in the 
Grooming List for the shift; report all short-comings with explanation
• Keep your assigned cat clean and tidy for the next operator
• Identify, contain, mitigate and report all fuel leaks according to the Fuel Management 
Program
• Take direction from the Senior Slope Supervisor and Mountain Operations Manager 
• Do general maintenance to machines before, during or after shift including but not limited 
to changing: lights, grouser bars, track guides and tires.

Experience/Requirements
 Mountain operation experience and/or heavy equipment operation experience
 Mechanically inclined
 Valid drivers license
 Self-motivated, responsible and open minded
 Capable to work alone or with others
 Able to work AM or PM shifts and odd hours as required
 Physically healthy and enjoys skiing or snowboarding
 Is able to sit for prolonged periods over a shift- adept at steering the snowcat with the 
left hand while manipulating the front blade control with the right.
 Can function in a variety of winter conditions to clear ice and snow from the machine, 
perform pre-trip maintenance and post trip preventative maintenance.

This position includes a multi-area ski pass to Sunshine Village & other resorts, a staff event calendar for experiencing the Rockies, and subsidized transportation from Banff and Canmore to Sunshine. 

 

Wage: $16.50 - $20 
Contact Email: catsupr@skibanff.com

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