Weed Inspector - Yellowhead County

Position Summary

Reporting to the Agriculture Services Coordinator the Weed Inspector is a seasonal field position primarily
responsible for performing weed inspections on private and public lands in accordance with the Weed
Control Act and County policies.

Position Responsibilities

  • Safe operation of County vehicles and equipment such as pick up trucks, ATV/UTVs and trailers.
  • Assists with agricultural pest inspections.
  • Assists with extension events.
  • Assists with weed control on County lands.
  • Inspects private, industrial and municipal lands for weed infestation advising landowners ofweed problems and potential control methods.
  • Conducts re-inspections of weed problem areas.
  • Develops weekly and daily inspection plans and contacts landowners regarding plans.
  • Completes weed inspection reports and detailed weed infestation maps as required.
  • Keeps informed on weed identification and control methods.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Skills

  • Clean Class 5 Drivers License
  • Defensive driving completion
  • Completion of Grade 10 or higher
  • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • Good documentation skills
  • WHMIS completion
  • Physically fit

Working Environment

    • Work is conducted primarily outdoors in all weather

    • Physical exertion and extensive walking required

    • Public contact may be confrontational

  • Potential interaction with domestic animals and wildlife

The wage range is $22.26 to $24.24 per hour. This is a seasonal position from approximately May 1, 2023 to August 31, 2023.
Position will be based out of Wildwood.
Competition closes February 17, 2023
Only those considered will be contacted.

 

For the full lisitng please see the Yellowhead County Website