With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a Temporary, Full-time position available for an Agriculture & Environment Student from approximately May 1 to August 30, 2019 with the potential for extension until the end of 2019. In this position, you will provide support to the County’s stewardship programs (ALUS and Green Acreages) by assisting with field surveys, monitoring and reporting; ecosystem service project research; and extension material development and delivery. You will also support environmental education and engagement by developing materials, organizing logistics and supporting the delivery of engagement sessions including events targeted at both adults and youth. Additional duties of this position include writing material related to plan and policy updates, participating in administrative meetings and performing various administrative tasks.
Rate of Pay: $19.03 - $23.02 per hour
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week
Current or previous enrollment in an Environmental Sciences, Community Sustainability, Agriculture, Earth and Atmospheric Science, or relevant program.
Experience with biophysical site assessments and plant identification is required.
Experience with community engagement or environmental education program deliverance is an asset.
Experience with agricultural and rural communities is an asset.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. A current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.
Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at https://www.parklandcounty.com
Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).
For further information on our organization, please visit www.parklandcounty.com
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.