Agricultural Fieldman - MD Wainwright





Agricultural Fieldman


The Municipal District of Wainwright No. 61 has an exciting opportunity to join our management team, as the Agricultural Fieldman. The current Ag Fieldman is retiring after 33 years of service.

 Reporting to the Municipal Administrator, the Agricultural Fieldman will work closely with the Agricultural Service Board (ASB) while providing leadership and direction in developing, implementing, maintaining, and managing all aspects of the Agricultural Services Department (ASD) staff and programs within the MD of Wainwright. The Agricultural Fieldman will also be responsible for administering and enforcing provincial legislation including the Agricultural Service Board Act, Agricultural Pests Act, Soil Conservation Act and assisting with the Animal Health Act, as well as following all municipal policies and bylaws.

 The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal and administrative skills, the ability to effectively manage staff and deal with the public, as well as having a strong agricultural background to efficiently carry out ASD programming. A related agricultural or environmental post-secondary education and a Pesticide Applicator License (Agricultural, Industrial) is required for this position. Equivalencies will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 A detailed job description is available on the MD of Wainwright’s website: .  Salary will be contingent on experience and qualifications.   Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and resume outlining their experience and qualifications for this position to:

 M.D. of Wainwright No. 61
Agricultural Fieldman Competition
Attention Kelly Buchinski, Municipal Administrator
717- 14th Avenue
Wainwright, Alberta
T9W 1B3
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The M.D. of Wainwright is an employer of choice with an excellent working environment and a very competitive salary and benefit structure. The M.D.’s annual operating and capital budget is approximately $40 million per year.

 We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.