General Laborer – Fort McMurray


 GLVT specializes in playground equipment, indoor climbing walls, indoor playgrounds, spray park installations, and concrete work. If you are looking for a unique career and want to be part of a fast-growing, family-owned company with a high-energy team you will not be disappointed.

GLVT is currently hiring seasonal full-time labourers, experienced and entry-level, for the upcoming summer season.

GLVT offers competitive wages, and a fun and rewarding working environment. This role offers an opportunity at a long-term career position and room for advancement in a small company with added incentives, opportunities, and wage increases for long-term employees.

Employees that complete a minimum of 6 months in one working season are eligible to receive a yearly bonus in cash-flow positive years.


  • Be punctual and dependable
  • Follow directions from your foreman or supervisor.
  • Perpetuate quality workmanship and honesty.
  • Be open-minded and willing to learn our policies and procedures.
  • Perform all duties with a general awareness of safety and hazards. Abide by GLVT safety program.
  • Perform skilled manual labor including but not limited to: raking, shovelling, wheelbarrowing, sweeping, etc.
  • Operate and maintain various hand and power tools
  • Complete pre-start checks on equipment and job checklists


  • Working outside consistently with exposure to all seasonal weather conditions in a physically demanding environment.
  • Long hours including overtime (up to 12-hour days), all days of the week, including weekends, and possibly for periods of 14-21 days straight
  • Work in areas with minimal access to amenities
  • Work all over Western Canada, or in remote locations (based in Alberta)
  • Employees will supply PPE – CSA certified Steel Toe Safety Boots (GLVT will provide all other PPE).
  • Employees are required to wear pants /jeans and a long sleeve or at least 4” sleeve shirt/ t-shirt.


  • Must be able to lift up to 30 kilograms and carry up to 100 meters
  • Must be willing to fulfill Working Expectations listed above.
  • Must have their own vehicle, a valid class 5 driver’s license, and provide their own transportation to Edmonton and the surrounding area. Transportation for out-of-town work will be provided.
  • Good communication skills
  • Must have a personal phone with data to use our time management and scheduling app.
  • Experienced labourers must have at minimum skid steer experience, with other equipment experience preferred.
  • Experienced labourers must have experience with safely loading and securing equipment and supplies
  • Experienced labourers must have a good driving record and be willing to provide a driver’s abstract


  • First Aid, CPSI CAN -Z14 certificate or other valid safety certifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent or any post-secondary education
  • Experience working outdoors
  • Landscaping experience
  • Experience in playground, spray park, or park space construction
  • Experience operating construction equipment
  • Experience operating truck and trailer
  • Reading grade stakes or construction drawings
  • Experience using a laser level

Safety is one of our guiding principles. As such, all employees are required to show proof of full vaccination or produce a negative PCR test every 72 hours per AHS Restriction Exemption Program guidelines.


Full-time Labourers – $20 – $24/hour depending on any related experience as determined by GLVT management.

Job Type: Full-time Temporary/Seasonal.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

General Laborer – Fort McMurray