Weed Inspector/ Pesticide Applicators
Smoky Lake County
Smoky Lake, AB

Smoky Lake County is seeking 2* self-motivated individuals for the seasonal position of Weed Inspector/ Pesticide Applicator* for approximately four months, starting May 1, 2019. The successful candidate must be willing to work flexible hours and preference will be given to individuals with a pesticide applicator license or the ability to obtain one, prior experience in agriculture, pesticides, spray operations and weed and plant identification. Smoky Lake County does provide all applicable training.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Roadside and spot spraying of weeds;
  • Weed inspection on private land;
  • Working with producers to control noxious weeds;
  • Insect and disease surveys;
  • General maintenance and equipment upkeep.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Valid Alberta driver’s license;
  • Pesticide Applicators License or
  • Authorized Assistant Pesticide License;
  • Weed species identification;
  • Modern agricultural production practices; and
  • Any applicable experience and training.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes in strict confidence by noon March 31st, 2019 to:

Box 310 Smoky Lake, Alberta, T0A 3C0

Fax: (780) 656-3768

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $21.00 to $25.00 /hour

Experience:

  • College: 1 year (Preferred)