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With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Now Hiring: Vegetation Management Personnel (Spray Crew Workers)
Parkland County has temporary, full-time, summer positions available in the Agricultural & Environment Services Department for Vegetation Management Personnel (Spray Crew Workers). Successful candidates will perform a variety of duties including roadside and subdivision vegetation management using selective herbicides, mechanical or manual applications for weed & brush control, as well as other related duties. The ability to deal with the public effectively and courteously and maintain accurate reports is required.
The ideal candidate would have the following:
- High School Diploma supplemented by current enrollment or completion of post-secondary education in Agriculture or a related field.
- Valid Alberta Pesticide Applicator's License or the ability to obtain one.
- Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Upon hire, a current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.
- Ability to safely perform manual labour tasks relating to weed control.
- An agricultural background or pesticide application experience would be an asset.
The total rewards package for this position includes:
An hourly rate of pay of $30.10 (Licensed Applicator) or $27.05 (Unlicensed Applicator) working 8 hours/day; 40 hours/week; May to approximately August 30, 2024.
Parkland County offers a total rewards package including competitive pay aligned with the Collective Agreement of The International Union of Operating Engineers – Local 955, access to our confidential Employee and Family Assistance Program, and 4% vacation pay and 4% statutory holiday pay in addition to your regular earnings. Our organization offers access to physical fitness including an employee on site gym and lunch exercise programs, a Social Club, a mental health committee, and a comprehensive training program with extensive learning and development opportunities. Visit our careers page to view our Total Rewards Package for this position!
Interested Candidates are Invited to Apply Online at careers.parklandcounty.com.
This competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found in it’s place.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Applications will only be considered through the Parkland County website.