Seasonal Crew Member - Pesticide Applicator - Beaver County

Employment Opportunity 
 Beaver County – Agricultural Services

Position: Seasonal Crew Member - Pesticide Applicator I
(Pursuant to the I.U.O.E Collective Agreement, Local Union No. 955)

Description:
  • Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, the successful candidate will perform various vegetation management duties including herbicide applications on County roadsides, weed and pest inspections, mechanical brush and tree removal, and other duties as required.

Duties include:
  • Weed Inspection
  • Roadside and Custom Applications
  • Roadside Seeding• Agricultural Pest Inspections
  • Maintenance of County lands
Operation of motor vehicles, ATVs, sprayers, mowers, chainsaws and other brushing equipment will be required.

Employment Terms & Wage Ranges: 
40 hour week, Monday to Friday with opportunity for overtime.
Pesticide Applicator I:   May – October 2023
Salary Range:   $20.91 -- $25.43

Qualifications: 
  • Candidates must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license 
  • Good interpersonal and record-keeping skills 
  • Mechanical aptitude is desirable• Environmental or Agricultural background would be an asset
  • Familiarity with GPS and GIS systems  

Training in weed identification and herbicide stewardship & application will be provided.  
Beaver County has a comprehensive health and safety program.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references by mail, fax or e-mail to:

Careers
Beaver County                            Ph: (780) 663-3730
Box 140                                        Fax: (780) 663-3602
Ryley, AB, T0B 4A0                     E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications will be accepted until February 8, 2023
or until suitable applicants are found.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

https://www.beaver.ab.ca/residents/careers