Have you always wanted to make a difference in the community? Do you have experience working on roads, construction or agriculture? Lethbridge County is accepting applications for the 2020 season. Positions may be available in Public Works or Agriculture Services departments, working out of our Picture Butte Shop. We are looking for skilled people that will be available to start as early as April for full time hours through August or October, depending on the position.
The number of vacancies will depend on the response to our seasonal call back.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Work on the construction, gravelling and oiling crews assisting with setting up signs, applying water for dust control and compaction on construction projects.
Perform manual labour and assist on various County projects ranging from crack filling and dust control to yard cleanup.
Operate various equipment as trained and required.
Assist backhoe, hi hoe and sign truck operators in set up and job duties as required.
Work as a water truck driver on local road construction projects as well as other various projects in Public Operations.
Work in our Agriculture Department involves: mowers, park maintenance and sprinkler repair. Operate weed sprayers (3/4-ton truck, ATV, backpack) operate the 3-ton spray boom truck tractors or additional equipment that includes but is not limited to tractors, 15-foot pull type mowers, 3pt. type equipment such as mowers and seeders.
Operate equipment that includes, but is not limited to, power tools, weed whips, ATV, and hand tools.
Traffic control and flagging duties for construction or worksites.
Conduct daily inspections and provide basic daily maintenance on equipment.
Provide accurate record keeping on daily records, reports and timesheets
Active participation in Lethbridge County’s Health and Safety program.
Various other related duties as assigned.
Must have a minimum Class 5 Driver’s License in good standing. A Class 3 Driver’s License with Q or Class 1 may be required depending on positions available. Please provide a 5-year driver’s abstract to ensure compliance with County Policy.
Minimum grade 12 High School Education or GED (General Education Diploma) or equivalent.
Must have experience and knowledge in the operation of various light equipment including hand and power tools.
For Public Works- preference will be given to candidates with experience in road or general construction, gravelling, oiling, patching, bridge repair and dust control programs as well as other various projects within the department.
For Agriculture Services- preference will be given to candidates with experience operating tractors, mowers and other related farm equipment. Experience with maintenance and repairs would be an asset. These positions can be a great fit for students or semi-retired farmers.
Previous experience in equipment operation through farming or construction.
Candidate must be physically fit, work independently and be a self-starter.
Flagging and additional safety training would be an asset.
Able to establish and maintain a good working relationship with other staff members, supervisors and the general public.
Able to recognize, rectify and/or report upon actual or potential safety hazards.
A satisfactory criminal record check is required for all County positions.
This position will work 9-hour days Monday through Thursday (7am-4:30pm) and 8-hours on Friday (7am-3:30pm) out of the Picture Butte Shop. Positions may be subject to overtime in order to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
If you are interested in a position for 2020 season, please apply by sending your 5-year drivers abstract, cover letter and resume to Human Resources no later than 4:00 pm on Monday March 9, 2020 to be included in our first round of screening and interviews. Applications after this deadline will be accepted, but not include in the first round of screening. Applications can be submitted by email or in person at the Picture Butte Shop or Lethbridge Office. Applicants from this competition will remain on file and may be used to fill additional summer vacancies.
Lethbridge County, Human Resource
#100, 905 - 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4E4