Employment Opportunity                                                  

Beaver County – Agricultural Services

Position:       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, mechanical brush and tree removal, and other duties as required.

Additional Duties include:

  • Weed Inspection
  • Custom Spraying
  • 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 2022

Salary Range:                          $20.15 -- $24.51

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:

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

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