Medium Equipment Operator- MD Spirit River

Employment Opportunity- Seasonal Medium Duty Equipment Operator – 2 Positions

The Municipal District of Spirit River No. 133 is now accepting applications for Seasonal Medium Duty Equipment Operator Positions.


Medium Equipment Operator - 2 Position

Commencing in May and reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, the Medium Equipment Operators will be required to operate mow tractors on MD rights-of-way, clean-up and maintain equipment, and perform other tasks as directed by management.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Locating mowing sites on a map
  • Reviewing local land conditions
  • Operating a tractor with mowing equipment
  • Maintaining mower records (hour, ground conditions, mileage mowed)
  • Cleaning mowers before leaving site to avoid cross contamination of weeds.
  • Notifying the Agricultural Fieldman of noxious and prohibited noxious weeds and providing land location.
  • Picking weeds, as required.
  • Seeding ditches, as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license with an acceptable driver’s abstract. Class 3 preferred.
  • Experience operating farm equipment, tractors, side-arm mowers,3-pt hitch mowers, seeders, skidsteers and other medium duty equipment.
  • Ability to maintain equipment (i.e change oil and lights)
  • Knowledge of regulated weeds an asset
  • Ability to manage time and priorities, and ability to multitask.
  • Comfortable reading maps.
  • Physically fit.


These are temporary positions and will commence in May, 2020 and last until approximately September.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted and a driver’s abstract will be requested.

Please quote position title when applying.

These positions follow the CUPE Local 787-02 Collective Agreement.

Deadline for applications is March 15, 2020.

Interested applicants may apply by submitting their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Resumes can also be dropped off at the office at 4202-50 Street or mailed to the MD of Spirit River No. 133 Box 389 Spirit River, AB T0H 3G0.