Careers

With Beaver County

The following opportunities are available in the Agricultural Services.

1.  Pesticide Applicator 1
2.  Weed Inspector

See below for complete details.

Position: Pesticide Applicator 1
(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, mechanical brush and tree removal, and other duties as required.

Additional Duties include:

  • Weed Inspection
  • Roadside seeding
  • Agricultural pest inspection
  • Maintenance of County lands

Operation of motor vehicles, ATVs, sprayers, 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 2019
Salary Range:                          $19.95 -- $24.27

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:

Mike Bates
Agricultural Fieldman
Beaver County                            Ph: (780) 663-3730
Box 140                                     Fax: (780) 663-3602
Ryley, AB, T0B 4A0                     E-mail: mbates@beaver.ab.ca

Applications will be accepted until suitable applicants are found.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

Position:       Weed Inspector

(Pursuant to the I.U.O.E Collective Agreement, Local Union No. 955)

Description:

  • Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, the successful candidate will assist with the County’s weed control program by performing weed inspections of public and private property, engaging residents in matters related to weed control, issuing weed notices, enforcing weed notices and other duties as required.

Additional Duties include:

  • Conducting herbicide applications
  • Tree removal along roadsides, driveways, and intersections
  • Roadside seeding
  • Agricultural pest inspection

Operation of motor vehicles, ATVs, sprayers, chainsaws and other brushing equipment will be required.

Employment Terms & Wage Ranges:
40 hour week, Monday to Friday with opportunity for overtime
Weed Inspector Position:        May – August 2019
Salary Range:                          $18.80 - $22.88

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:

Mike Bates
Agricultural Fieldman
Beaver County                           Ph: (780) 663-3730
Box 140                                    Fax: (780) 663-3602
Ryley, AB, T0B 4A0                    E-mail: mbates@beaver.ab.ca

Applications will be accepted until suitable applicants are found.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

In the Community

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