The Town of Stony Plain Planning & Infrastructure department is currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Foreman – Horticulture.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Under the general direction of the Operations Supervisor, this position will be responsible for the daily supervision and coordination of staff. This position will be engaged in ornamental horticulture and assist in arboriculture activities as well as tree clearing.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a Horticulture diploma or related education along with an ISA Certification and Alberta Environment Pesticide Applicator License. The incumbent will have a minimum of 5 years’ practical field experience in horticulture, arboriculture, landscape maintenance and construction and a minimum of 5 years in a supervisory capacity; Preference will be given to candidates with municipal government experience. Your comprehensive knowledge of horticulture will ensure success in this role, as will your excellent understanding of landscaping and construction. Your excellent communication and public relations skills will enable you to work effectively in a team as well as with our members of the public. The successful candidate must be willing to participate in the on-call rotational schedule and be available to work shift work and overtime as occasionally required.
The Town offers an exceptional benefits package including the Local Authorities Pension Plan. In accordance with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 955 collective agreement, this position will work a 40-hour work week and offers an hourly wage rate of $33.68 - $36.80 (plus an additional premium based on certification).
For full details and to apply, please visit our website at www.stonyplain.com under "Careers".
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is recruited.
The Town of Stony Plain thanks all respondents, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.