Weed Inspector (2 Positions)
Lamont County is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of a Weed Inspector. The Weed
Inspector will report directly to the Agricultural Fieldman. This is a seasonal position starting from
April 29th to August 30th, 2019 (date may vary based on weather).
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful applicant will be responsible for:
- Receiving and responding to weed complaints, conducting field inspections and weed identification;
- Advising landowners of their weed control responsibilities; and
- Issuing of enforcement notices as required by the Agricultural Service Board and the Weed Control Act.
- Assist with annual crop pest surveillance, including insect and crop diseases
The successful applicant shall be a student of, or a recent graduate of, a post-secondary program in Environmental or Agricultural Studies from an accredited institution in the area of weed and species identification. The individual shall possess good communication and public relation skills. A working knowledge of weed species identification, crop pest identification, an agricultural background, and a familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet computer software would be an asset.
All applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and provide their own reliable transportation to work. A driver’s abstract will be required prior to employment commencement.
This competition will remain open until 4:00 p.m., March 22, 2019. Please forward your resume/application to:
Human Resources Department
5303 – 50 Avenue
Lamont, AB T0B 2R0
Please indicate which position you are applying for with your application.
Lamont County thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.