Permanent Full Time Variable Equipment Operator

The Successful individual reports directly to the Assistant P.W. Director. This Individual will be responsible for repairing all County of Paintearth roads, hauling, and operating various equipment, installing culverts, fencing, graveling roads, snow plowing, and all labor duties. The County of Paintearth No. 18 has a comprehensive benefits plan and participates in the Local Authorities Pension Plan.


  • 3 to 5 years’ experience operating Heavy equipment – Dozer, Excavator, Grader
  • Summer and winter road maintenance would be an asset.
  • General knowledge of servicing and maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to deal effectively with the public.
  • General knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • Current Certification or willing to obtain Certification in:
    1. WHIMIS
    2. Transportation of Dangerous Goods
    3. First Aid
  • Class 1 Drivers License with Q endorsement  
  • Drivers abstract will be required.

All positions with the County of Paintearth will be under the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955

Interested individuals are invited to forward resume with references by 4:00 pm on March 24, 2023 to:

Attention: Variable Equipment Operator Position Opportunity
County of Paintearth No. 18
Hwy 12 & TWP 374
Box 509
Castor, AB T0C 0X0
Phone: 403.882.3285
Fax: 403.882.3560
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Land Sale Opportunities


Crowfoot Crossing Industrial Subdivision
Intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 36
County of Paintearth No. 18

Thank you for your inquiry about Crowfoot Crossing, located just 2 miles east of the Town of Castor in the County of Paintearth, “Energy Capital of East Central Alberta”.

Situated at the prime location of the intersection of Highway 12 (primary highway between Red Deer, AB and the Saskatchewan border) and Highway 36 (high load corridor from USA to Wood Buffalo), Crowfoot Crossing industrial subdivision is a 70+ acre fully serviced land development by the County of Paintearth.

With three parcels currently developed housing the County Administration Office, a Central Alberta Co-op gas bar and cardlock facility, Alberta Highway Rest Area, and a fourth parcel recently sold to be developed into an agricultural chemical warehouse and sales operation, Crowfoot Crossing has parcels available of various sizes with great highway visibility, flexible configurations, and may be subdivided to suit individual needs.  Please refer to the attached subdivision layout and lot information sheet, as well as the land development regulations for the district.

For more information please contact check out the website at crowfootcrossing.ca  Thank you for your interest!

Fleet Lots - Available for Sale

Lots 2-10 in the Fleet Railway Subdivision are now for sale. The County has set a price of $18,900 + GST for each lot sized approx. 1 acre +.

sample sale agreement is also available for review, general terms indicate that development is to commence within one year, and construction within 2 years.

For more information or to make any inquiries, please contact the Director of Community Services, Todd Pawsey at the Administration office 403-882-3211 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.