Agricultural Fieldman – Special Area No. 2 – Special Areas Board

Agricultural Fieldman – Special Area No. 2

AGRICULTURAL FIELDMAN

Wage: $27.4922 to $31.5717 Per Hour

Hanna – The Special Areas Board requires a temporary full-time employee, to cover a maternity leave, in the Agriculture Service Department. The successful applicant shall implement, promote and direct agriculture programs and services in Special Area No. 2.

Reporting to the Special Area No. 2 Administrator, duties will include, but not be limited to:

    •  Annual budgeting, reporting and administration
    • Identification and inspection of weeds and insects
    • Pesticide application
    • Managing soil and water conservation programs
    • Organize field tours and seminars
    • Coordination of equipment and maintenance
    • Supervision of seasonal staff
    • Collecting and recording field data in a responsible record keeping system
    • Ensure compliance of various Acts and Regulations
    • Participation in and compliance with the Special Areas Safety Program; and
    • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in agriculture or related field
  • Demonstrate good communication, interpersonal and leadership skills to work within a team environment
  • Highly organized team leader comfortable working in remote areas
  • Experience with modern farming/ranching techniques or practical agriculture background
  • Excellent organizational, record keeping skills, computer knowledge and public relations are essential
  • Agricultural and Industrial Pesticide Applicators License (or ability to obtain prior to commencing)
  • Valid Alberta Driver’s license
  • Equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.

Requests for additional information may be directed to Special Area No. 2 Agricultural Fieldman, Jesse Williams, 403-854-5624.

COMPETITION NO: 621002MAT         CLOSING DATE: March 3, 2021

This is a designated safety sensitive position and mandatory drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees.
Please send cover letter and resume quoting competition number to:

We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted.