Employment Opportunities



Location: Transportation Office (Cardston)

Competition #: 16860

Open To: Everyone

Date Posted: November 14th, 2023

Closing Date: December 11th, 2023 - 12:00pm

Additional Information:


Comp. No. - TRANS-11-2023-MEC

This position will commence as soon as possible. 


Are you dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of our students? Westwind School Division is looking for a reliable MECHANIC to join our team. The Transportation Department is located in Cardston, AB.

About Westwind:

At Westwind School Division, we focus on helping every student reach their full potential. We believe in learning that revolves around the students, promoting personal growth and excellence in an environment where all learners can succeed.

Driven by our core values of learning, excellence, relationships, and empathy, we're dedicated to offering top-notch education while fostering deep, respectful connections in our communities. In everything we do, we uphold the highest standards of honesty, collaboration, and open communication.

Become a key member of our community, where you play an essential part in our student's daily lives and help them feel cared for as they travel to and from school each day.

Company Overview:

At Westwind School Division, we are a collaborative community of engaged learners dedicated to inspiring every student to realize their full potential. Our mission is to foster student-centred learning environments that encourage personal excellence and allow all learners to thrive.

Guided by our values of continual learning, excellence, relationships, and empathy, we are committed to providing high-quality education and building strong, respectful relationships within the communities we serve. We prioritize integrity, respect, trustworthiness, collaboration, and transparency in all our actions.

Our mission, vision, and values serve as guiding principles for every decision we make. We constantly strive to ensure our actions are aligned with what is best for our students, fostering trust and enhancing education and learning.

Join Westwind School Division and be part of a team that empowers students, promotes a culture of continual learning, and creates safe and inclusive learning environments that foster kindness and compassion. Together, we will make a difference in the lives of students and the community.

Our successful candidate will:

  • Licensed Mechanic, preference given to Heavy Duty License
  • Hold a Commercial Inspection License or be able to obtain one 
  • A Fleet Management background is an asset
  • Be able to effectively communicate with bus operators, Transportation Supervisor, and all Westwind School Div. staff
  • Holding a Class II Driver’s License is an asset
  • Must be able to stay organized and follow directions from the Transportation Supervisor
  • The hours of work will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., five days per week
  • Consistently demonstrate punctuality, reliability, and a strong commitment to providing our students with the best possible safe and reliable transportation.

Please note: Fleet management is a broad term encompassing the many actions and processes that must occur for a fleet of five or more vehicles to run on time, within budget, and at maximum efficiency.

Benefits and Perks:

  • A collaborative and supportive work environment that values teamwork and encourages innovation.
  • Commitment to a healthy work-life balance, promoting employee wellness and mental health.
  • Full-time employees are eligible for a comprehensive benefit plan and pension plan.  

Application Process:

To apply for this position, please follow the application guidelines below:

  • Submit a comprehensive application packet in PDF format, including the following:
    • A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and highlighting your relevant experience.
    • A current resume outlining your qualifications, educational background, and work history.
    • Three professional references who can speak to your abilities and suitability for the role.

  • Address the application packet to Mr. Darren Mazutinec, Superintendent of Schools, and send it to the following address:

Mr. Darren Mazutinec, Superintendent of Schools

Westwind School Division

Box 10, 445 Main Street

Cardston, Alberta T0K 0K0

Email: pam.boyson@westwind.ab.ca

  • Ensure your application packet is received by noon on Monday, December 11, 2023.  Applications received before the end date are assured of careful consideration.
  • For any inquiries or further information about the application process, please contact Pam Boyson, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent, at the provided email address.


  • Westwind School Division appreciates all expressions of interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment and interviews.


Thank you for considering a position with Westwind School Division. We appreciate the time and effort you have put into your application. Our selection committee will carefully review all submissions and contact shortlisted candidates for further assessment and interviews.