Hanna – The Special Areas Board requires a temporary full-time employee, to cover a maternity leave, in the Agriculture Service Department. The successful applicant shall implement, promote and direct agriculture programs and services in Special Area No. 2.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Reporting to the Special Area No. 2 Administrator, duties will include, but not be limited to the following key duties:
Annual budgeting, reporting and administration
Identification and inspection of weeds and insects
Managing soil and water conservation programs
Organize field tours and seminars
Coordination of equipment and maintenance
Supervision of seasonal staff
Collecting and recording field data in a responsible record keeping system
Ensure compliance of various Acts and Regulations
Participation in and compliance with the Special Areas Safety Program; and
Other duties as required.
Degree or diploma in agriculture or related field
Demonstrate good communication, interpersonal and leadership skills to work within a team environment
Highly organized team leader comfortable working in remote areas
Experience with modern farming/ranching techniques or practical agriculture background
Excellent organizational, record keeping skills, computer knowledge and public relations are essential
Agricultural and Industrial Pesticide Applicators License (or ability to obtain prior to commencing)
Valid Alberta Driver’s license
Equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
Requests for additional information may be directed to Special Area No. 2 Agricultural Fieldman, Jesse Williams, 403-854-5624.
COMPETITION NO: 621002MAT CLOSING DATE: March 3, 2021
This is a designated safety sensitive position and mandatory drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees.
Please send cover letter and resume quoting competition number to: