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 two seasonal positions available in the Agricultural Services Department working from April to October each year. Reporting to the Manager, Agronomics, the Team Lead, Vegetation Management and Team Lead, Mowing are responsible for coordinating the County’s weed control program on County properties, assisting in the coordination of the roadside mowing program, coordinating the County’s mowing program on County properties, monitoring the mowing program and ensuring herbicide application records are maintained in accordance with Provincial legislation. The Team Leads will assign daily duties to Vegetation Management personnel, Mower Operators and a Service Truck Operator and will also provide mentorship and instruction to guide the daily work activities of these positions.
Competition Number: 22-27
Rate of Pay: $31.42 - $39.27 per hour
Hours of Work: 8 hours/day (40 hours/week)
Competition Closing Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.
Benefits Extended health and dental benefits, including a flexible health spending account and pension through the local authorities pension plan.
A degree or diploma in an agricultural related field.
A minimum of two years’ experience related to vegetation management and pesticide application along with some previous experience in a Supervisory capacity is required.
Familiarity with computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite is required. Experience with GPS and GIS is an asset.
A Pesticide Applicators License with a minimum of Industrial/Landscape/Agricultural classification.
Knowledge and experience in the operation of medium duty vehicles including sprayers and tractors.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Upon hire, a current commercial Driver’s Abstract must be provided.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Feb 28, 2022
Closing Date: Mar 09, 2022