The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River requires a full-time Agricultural Fieldman, reporting to the Director or Rural Services. The position is based out of the Flatbush Sub-Office Monday to Friday with a 36.25-hour work week.
Key Responsibilities Include:
·Directs and coordinates the day to day operation of the Agriculture Services Department to achieve the Agricultural Service Board’s vision, mission, values, goals, and activities
·Administers and enforces provincial legislation including the Agricultural Service Board Act, Weed Control Act, Soil Conservation Act, Agricultural Pest Act and the Animal Health Act
·Adheres to municipal procedures, policies, and bylaws
·Ensures compliance under the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Environmental Protection & Enhancement Act
·Plans, directs, and coordinates the seasonal landscape work which includes parks, playgrounds, and other municipal green spaces
·Cross trains in other municipal disciplines such as planning, development, workplace safety, FireSmart, etc.
·Other duties as required
·Post-secondary degree or diploma in Agriculture or other related discipline
·3 to 5 years of supervisory or management experience
·Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and competence with geographical information systems
·Knowledge in landscaping, planning, development, and FireSmart would be a definite asset