Agricultural Services Summer Seasonal - Saddle Hills County

EMPLOYMENT OPPOURTUNITY
SADDLE HILLS COUNTY

COMMENCING MAY 2023
TEMPORARY SEASONAL POSITIONS
AGRICULTURAL SERVICES SUMMER SEASONAL (6 Positions)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Agricultural Coordinator, Agricultural Foreman, or designate, the Agricultural Services Summer Seasonal will work outdoors in all weather conditions and assist with roadside seeding, weed control, vegetation management, weed and pest inspections, and operate light equipment and mowing machinery. Salary ranges from $22.92 to $27.27 per hour.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Successful candidates will assist in the County’s vegetation management and weed and pest inspection programs. They will perform vegetation management activities which include manual brushing, herbicide application and manual and/or mechanical weed control as well as mowing grass. They are also responsible for weed and pest identification and inspections. The ability to deal with the public effectively and courteously is required. Heavy lifting and working outdoors in all kinds of conditions is required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  •Agricultural experience is preferred.
  •Knowledge of tractor, light equipment, and utility terrain vehicles.
  •Experience operating vehicles and towing trailers.
  •Understanding of land ownership maps required.
  •A Pesticide Authorized Assistant Certificate or Pesticide Application Certificate (orability to obtain) is preferred.
  •Ability to ensure all work-related information is kept confidential and in accordancewith the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Applicants must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and provide their own reliable transportation to work. A satisfactory driver’s abstract and acceptable criminal records check will be required prior to employment commencement.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the position and is not a complete job description of all responsibilities and activities required for this position.

Applications will be accepted until suitable qualified candidates are selected. Saddle HillsCounty would like to thank all those interested in the position. Only those considered qualifiedfor an interview will be contacted.

Please send resumes clearly marked “Personal and Confidential” to:
Human Resources Coordinator
Saddle Hills County
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Spirit River AB, T0H 3G0
E-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

https://www.saddlehills.ab.ca/en/resourcesGeneral/Agricultural-Services-Summer-Seasonal-2023.pdf