Reporting to the CAO and/or designate, the Agricultural Fieldman is the Administrator for the Agricultural Service Board (ASB) and is responsible for the implementation of Agricultural services, and Integrated Vegetation Management programs, activities, and associated services within the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Directs and coordinates the daily 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 Integrated Vegetation Management Services inclusive of seasonal landscape work which includes parks, beaches, playgrounds, and other municipal green spaces
Cross trains in other basic municipal disciplines such as planning, development, workplace safety, emergency management, etc.
Other duties as required
Post-secondary degree or diploma in Agriculture or other related Sciences discipline required
3 to 5 years of supervisory or management experience required
Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and competence with geographical information systems required
Knowledge in landscaping, planning, development, and Emergency Management is an asset
Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate – Industrial, Agricultural/Landscape or ability to obtain is preferred
Good communication and public relation skills
Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License required
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, a variety of developmental opportunities, and the opportunity to make a real difference.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit in confidence to email@example.com referencing Competition #AF-001 in the subject line. This competition will remain open until October 7, 2022, or until a suitable candidate is found.
The MD thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Sept 13, 2022
Closing Date: Oct 07, 2022