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 temporary, full-time, summer positions available in the Agricultural Services Department for Vegetation Management Personnel (Spray Crew Workers). Successful candidates will perform a variety of duties including roadside and subdivision vegetation management using selective herbicides, mechanical or manual applications for weed & brush control, as well as other related duties. The ability to deal with the public effectively and courteously and maintain accurate reports is required.
Rate of Pay: $29.51 per hour (Licensed Applicator) and $26.52 per hour (Unlicensed Applicator)
Hours of Work: 8 hours/day; 40 hours/week; (May to approximately August 25, 2023)
This position is covered by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 955 Collective Agreement.
Further information concerning this position can be obtained by contacting James Leskiw, Manager, Agronomics at firstname.lastname@example.org
Parkland County is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that welcomes, respects and values the multivariate diversity of current and prospective employees. We strive to provide reasonable access and accommodation throughout the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please connect with our human resources team at email@example.com
High School Diploma supplemented by current enrollment or completion of post-secondary education in Agriculture or a related field.
Valid Alberta Pesticide Applicator's License or the ability to obtain one.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Upon hire, a current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.
Ability to safely perform manual labour tasks relating to weed control.
An agricultural background or pesticide application experience would be an asset.
Interested candidates are invited to apply through our website at:
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Posted Date: Oct 27, 2022
Closing Date: Nov 07, 2022