- Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to communicate effectively and courteously with supervisors, co-workers and the public.
- Familiarity with the Alberta Township Survey (ATS) System.
- Ability to maintain accurate records and to prepare written reports.
- Ability to identify noxious and prohibited noxious weed species.
- Knowledge of pesticides.
- Completion of some post-secondary studies in agriculture, environmental science or a related field.
- A current pesticide applicator Authorized Assistant certification (or the ability to obtain).
- Valid class 5 driver’s license with an acceptable driver’s abstract.
- Standard First Aid certification (or the ability to obtain).
- Defensive Driving certification (or the ability to obtain).
- Ability to wear a half mask with organic carbon filters when handling and applying herbicides, and completion of a Respiratory User Screening Form as per the CSA Z94.4-11.
3 positions available
Hours of Work:
May 10 – May 14, 2021, Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
May 17 – August 27, 2021, Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm (These hours may be subject to change)
Please submit your application by email quoting the competition number 08-2021 in the subject line to: email@example.com
Thank you to all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Sturgeon County is an equal opportunity employer.
- Ability to conduct strenuous work in an outdoor setting and perform medium lifting of 25 kilograms.
- Experience with trailer hookup, cargo securement and towing.
- Experience operating ATVS/UTVs and/or towing trailers with a pickup would be an asset.
- An agricultural background would be an asset.
- Experience driving a pickup on gravel roads would be considered an asset.