Land and Environment

Herbicide Applicator Assistant - Closing Applications: Apr 20, 2019

Employer: Hymark Energy Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Rimbey/Eckville, AB

Job Description:

Assist in vegetation management operation in West Central Alberta (Rimbey, Rocky, Sundre, Eckville). Mainly oilfield based. Must have safety tickets (First Aid, H2S) and an Authorized Assistant Applicator License would be an asset but not necessarily required. 
Work consists of spray application and also spray reporting using a web based input program. 
Work is weather dependent with possible long days when weather is favourable. 
Must be punctual, organized and have attention to detail. Must have reliable transportation. 
Start date approx. May 1/19 to approx. end date Sept. 1/19 +/-

Wage: Experience dependent 
Contact Email: sclough@hymarkenergy.com

Industrial Herbicide Applicator - Closing Applications: Jun 01, 2019

Employer: Combat Spraying Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Big Valley Alberta

Job Description:

Primary duties include applying vegetation control to oilfield lease sites, operating spray truck/ATV sprayers & completing spray reports. Other duties can include environmental backpack spraying, operating & assisting in field equipment washing & weed whacking.
Applicants must have valid drivers license & standard 1st aid. All other training will be provided by Combat Spraying Ltd.

Wage: $21 - $23 
Contact Email: combatspraying@xplornet.com

Engineering Technologist - Closing Applications: Mar 29, 2019

Employer: Ducks Unlimited Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Camrose, AB

Job Description:

Engineering Technologist Alberta Technical Services Team
Camrose, Alberta (3-year term position)
The Opportunity
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for
one confident, energetic and dedicated Engineering Technologist to join our team in Alberta.
As a member of the Alberta Technical Services team, you will be responsible for inspecting, surveying, designing and supervising construction of water control structures – activities that appeal to you because you love working outdoors.
You need to be an enthusiastic team player – a self-starter who can work with anyone, is capable
of seeing the bigger picture and enjoys thinking out of the box.
You are an effective communicator who is able to build positive working relationships.
You possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills. 
You have demonstrated expertise in project planning and execution, financial and contract management, and tendering and contractor supervision. 
You are self-motivated, enjoy a complex, changing environment and can manage numerous projects
on tight deadlines.
Your minimum three years of experience, related knowledge and academic achievements in the
engineering field make you the ideal candidate for this position.
Practical experience with water control structures, conservation projects, agriculture
and/or biology, would all be considered assets to this very diverse and challenging opportunity.
Requirements
• A civil engineering technology diploma
• Strong planning, reporting and project management skills
• Experience with MS Office, AutoCAD, ArcMap and GPS surveying is a definite asset
• Knowledge of engineering design, hydrology and construction involving heavy equipment
• Awareness of AB Occupational Health and Safety practices
• Knowledge of the AB Water Act, Dam Safety Regulations and the approvals process would be considered an asset
• Excellent organization, interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
• A valid class 5 driver’s license
• Ability to work flexible hours, and travel as required
Additional Details
• One 3-year term position available
• Based in Camrose, AB
• Annual salary will fall between $52,000 to $65,000
How to Apply
Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff. Let us know if making a difference is important to you.
Please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration.
Closing deadline: March 29, 2019 (EST)
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. 
Learn more at ducks.ca.
While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Wage: 
Contact Email: resumes@ducks.ca

Property Agent - Closing Applications: Mar 21, 2019

Employer: Alberta Transportation
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Barrhead

Job Description:

Program Services 5

Alberta Transportation, Barrhead. Alberta Transportation is a Centre of Excellence for transportation in North America. We contribute to Alberta's prosperity and quality of life by providing and supporting a safe, innovative, and sustainable provincial transportation system. As an organization, we strive to provide our staff with a work-life balance including reasonable hours of work and flexible work options to ensure time with family. We believe in building careers and providing our employees with the tools and supports they need to excel.

To learn more about Alberta Transportation, follow the link to http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/ 

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx 

If you are seeking to establish or progress your career in the land acquisition and management sector and the public service, we have a rewarding opportunity available for you to apply your education and gain valuable experience and training. 

Working as a professional Property Agent and reporting to the Property Manager, you will be responsible for land acquisition, property management and general real estate functions for provincial government purposes. You will be comfortable working with a diverse clientele, have excellent human judgement, highly developed written and verbal communication skills and broad general real estate knowledge. You will use your superior negotiation skills to acquire property and will supervise the activity of external consultants including land agents, appraisers and surveyors. A strong understanding of real estate valuation principles, survey/construction plans, contracts and Land Titles procedures is required to make decisions and formulate recommendations, using sound judgement. You are a born problem solver and you will utilize this to identify and resolve issues arising from property acquisition and ownership. Organization of time and effort is important as is the ability to develop internal and external networks. 

Don't hesitate! Take the next step in your career. Join a great team that is innovative, highly successful and committed to helping you realize your full potential.

We offer:
• Comprehensive benefits plan: https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/offer/index.html 
• Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca/ 
• Professional learning and development
• Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

Salary: $2,963.75 - $3,904.80 biweekly ($77,353 - $101,915 annually). Closing Date: March 21, 2019, Job ID #1053861

Qualifications: University graduation in a related field plus six years of directly related experience such as property acquisition or property/land management is required. Equivalencies will be considered including additional directly related experience in lieu of education. The successful candidate must possess an SR/WA designation with the International Right of Way Association or an AACI or CRA designation with the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required.

The following experience would be considered assets for this role: property acquisition, appraisals and valuation; sale of property; drafting a broad range of real estate agreements; linear acquisition; working with the Expropriation Act, Highway Development and Protection Act and contract law.

Candidates with lesser experience, with other related designations or without designations, may be considered at a lower classification and salary level.

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. 

The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=learning/apscompetencies/titlepage&cf=9

Critical competencies for this role are: 

Drive for Results: Property acquisition is a prerequisite to the successful and timely completion of all Alberta Transportation projects. Success in this role requires the ability to set and accomplish and priorities, take accountability and deliver projects. 

Creative Problem Solving: Property acquisition projects range in complexity and include agricultural, commercial, industrial, institutional and residential land plus improvements. The size of a land acquisition project can range from a single parcel to hundreds of parcels of land. Your ability to assess options and implications and recommend innovative solutions will be crucial in this role. 

Develop Networks: As the Property Agent you will deal with individuals, corporations, utility companies, financial institutions, and other levels of governments and their legal and professional representatives. Your ability to proactively build networks, connect and build trust in relationships with these stakeholders will enable you to find the best solutions and solve complex problems through collaboration. 

Build Collaborative Environments: This position promotes sharing of expertise among wide-ranging teams to achieve broader outcomes within the organization.

Independent travel throughout the region is required, therefore candidates must possess a valid driver's license. The ability to conduct site inspections is also required.

This position is based in the Town of Barrhead. For more information, please visit http://www.barrhead.ca .

This competition may be used to fill current or future vacancies at an equivalent or lower level in various locations throughout Alberta. 

What we offer:
• Comprehensive benefits plan: https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/offer/index.html 
• Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca/ 
• Professional learning and development
• Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

Online applications are preferred via www.jobs.alberta.ca . Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies. 

Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please ensure that this document is saved using the following naming convention (Last name, First name_Job ID Number). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.

If you are unable to apply online, please call Human Resources at 780-422-7757. 

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Position Profile
https://www.alberta.ca/jobs/pprofile/pp1052875.htm 

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

www.jobs.alberta.ca

Wage: 
Contact Email: AEP.HRS@gov.ab.ca

Golf Course Superintendent - Closing Applications: Mar 29, 2019

Employer: Madge Lake Golf Resort Inc
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Kamsack

Job Description:

18 Hole Resort Destination Golf Course in rural Saskatchewan is seeking the services of a Golf Course Superintendent. Ideal candidates will be a graduate of (or graduating from) a recognized Turfgrass Management program and have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the golf course maintenance industry, be mechanically inclined (having a working knowledge of the latest John Deere turf equipment an asset but not mandatory). Successful candidates will possess (or be eligible to obtain) Saskatchewan Pesticide Applicators licence, have good working knowledge of golf course irrigation, and be willing to relocate to the Kamsack/Madge Lake area for this 6 month/year term position (April 15-Oct 15). salary is negotiable depending on experience

Wage: negotiable 
Contact Email: rich@madgelakegolf.com

surface land agent - Closing Applications: Mar 30, 2019

Employer: Touchdown Land Consultants Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: East Central Alberta

Job Description:

We are looking for a natural communicator who works well both on their own and within our team. The successful candidate will be willing to move to the greater Lloydminster area and be willing to do what it takes to add value to our group. The job will include field work; from leases and easements to access agreements and rent reviews.

Wage: negotiable, depending on what YOU bring to the table 
Contact Email: touchdown@touchdownland.ca

surface land agent - Closing Applications: Mar 30, 2019

Employer: Touchdown Land Consultants Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: East Central Alberta

Job Description:

We are looking for a natural communicator who works well both on their own and within our team. The successful candidate will be willing to move to the greater Lloydminster area and be willing to do what it takes to add value to our group. The job will include field work; from leases and easements to access agreements and rent reviews.

Wage: negotiable, depending on what YOU bring to the table 
Contact Email: touchdown@touchdownland.ca

Entry Level Environmental Project Manager - Closing Applications: Mar 25, 2019

Employer: Wolverine Land Services Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Trochu, AB

Job Description:

Wolverine Land Services Inc., is a small consulting firm recruiting an entry level Environmental Project Manager beginning spring 2019. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of wellsite reclamation and remediation as well as assisting with environmental planning and approval applications for various projects. This position will involve approximately 60% time based out of your home office and 40% field work around Southern and North Central Alberta. 

Preference will be given to graduates of the Olds College Land and Resources program that demonstrate strong technical writing skills, have previous agricultural or oilfield experience and are actively seeking accreditation as a R.T. Ag with the AIA. Candidates must prove to be well organized and self motivated.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Conducting Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (ESA) and associated reporting 
• Planning and conducting Phase II ESAs, including: 
o drilling and soil sampling activities 
o interpreting analytical laboratory results 
o analyzing and interpreting collected environmental data and writing technical reports 
• contractor management and cost tracking 
• Planning and completion of reclamation activities
• Coordinate and complete vegetation management activities 
• Reclamation Application and Onestop processes 
• Comply with Health and Safety policies and principles

Wage: $30-35/hr 
Contact Email: wolverine.land.service@gmail.com

Soil Handling Monitor - Closing Applications: Mar 13, 2019

Employer: Paragon Soil & Environmental Consulting
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Edmonton

Job Description:

Paragon is a leading environmental consulting company specializing in soils and vegetation as they relate to natural resource and infrastructure development and reclamation. Our team has the good fortune to work on many of the largest and most dynamic industrial projects in the country. Our reputation with clients is built through using applied science, decades of experience, and consistently sound judgment to help their projects be successful. We recognize the collective strengths of our team and are committed to providing high-quality service, while providing a safe and rewarding work environment. Paragon offers our team members an engaging and professional workplace that fosters creativity and diversity. We invest in our team by offering competitive salaries and benefits, interesting projects, fun group events, and numerous professional development opportunities.

Paragon is currently seeking Soil Handling Monitors to join our team. 

POSITION SUMMARY: Paragon provides conservation and reclamation planning and monitoring services to many major pipeline projects, across much of our beautiful country. Soil handling monitors are responsible for supporting client reclamation programs, including soil salvage, soil placement, reclamation monitoring and compliance with regulatory commitments. Successful candidates will gain a thorough understanding of the pipeline regulatory environment and industrial operations, in addition to contributing to the successful reclamation of major industrial projects. These positions are predominantly field-based, and include shift-work of various durations. For you to enjoy this work and be successful, you must naturally have a positive nature, be flexible, quietly confident, like to work outdoors in all conditions and thrive when working independently within a project team environment. You understand that asking for advice or clarification is not a sign of weakness. You believe that nothing is more important than working safely and protecting those around you. If you can’t bear the thought of missing some prime camping weekends and/or will struggle to find dog/cat/bird-sitting, this job is not for you. The construction season is busy, but there are usually ample opportunities to travel or simply relax once the snow flies. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Supervision of conservation and reclamation activities along pipeline rights-of-way
 Assisting Project Managers with various tasks as they arise
 Other responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: data management through the collection, entry, synthesis and reporting phases; site seeding; vegetation control; preparing various formats of field reports; ground disturbance preparation, hazard assessment; accurate completion of chain-of-custody forms and delivery to the lab when needed
 Providing input on how best to use the technology available to us to improve the reclamation process
 Attending workshops, meetings and other similar events
 Exercising good judgment in situations that are not covered by policies and procedures
 Pursuing continuing education and participating in conferences and workshops
 Preparing regular, timely and accurate timesheets, expense reports and other relevant documentation
 Assisting with equipment maintenance and safety

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 
You must have the following attributes:
 Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science or Diploma in a reclamation-related field from a recognized university or college
 Eligibility to register with the Alberta Institute of Agrologists (AIA)
 At least 2 years of experience in a related role
 An absolute, genuine dedication to working safely
 Ability to work productively independently as well as in a team setting
 Demonstrable proficiency applying the Canadian System of Soil Classification
 Results-oriented and efficient, with excellent problem solving skills
 Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an affinity for working respectfully with colleagues, contractors and clients
 Knowledge of and experience with computers and PC software, especially Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (at least an intermediate level of proficiency)
 Tech-savvy enough that advanced GPS units do not scare you
 Valid Class 5 Driver’s License, with a clean drivers abstract (or darn close to it)
 Good physical condition with the ability to walk long distances when necessary

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 Safety Certificates: First Aid, Advanced driver training, GDII, H2S, OSSA, CSTS, PCST, WHMIS, Bear Aware, ATV/UTV
 Demonstrated competence in conflict management
 Experience with pre-disturbance soil survey and/or post-reclamation assessments
 Current registration with the AIA
 Plant identification skills
 Understanding of agricultural practices

Please submit your application to info@paragonsoil.com, including your resume (with three references) and a cover letter that outlines why you would be a great fit for the Paragon team. We thank you for your interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wage: 
Contact Email: info@paragonsoil.com

Vegetation Management Crew Lead - Closing Applications: Apr 23, 2019

Employer: Alberta Environment and Parks - Parks Division
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Lac La Biche, Alberta

Job Description:

Do you love working outdoors? Alberta Parks is currently seeking an enthusiastic and outdoor-oriented person to assist with the management of our natural landscapes. This position is approximately four months in duration and scheduled to start late April or early May. 

Responsibilities
• Oversee vegetation management of terrestrial invasive plants as listed by the 
Weed Control Act, which may including hand picking, digging, weed whipping, spot 
herbicide application and other management techniques
• Keep complete pesticide application records
• Assist in coordinating contracts, where required
• Safely provide oversight and supervision of field assistant
• Safely operate a truck, trailer and OHV
• Utilize various pieces of equipment including gas-powered weed whipper, back-pack 
sprayer, truck with applicator system, trailer, GPS unit, IPad and computer
• Efficiently plan day-to-day activities and adaptively manage based on weather 
conditions, public access and use, etc.
• Monitor and collect invasive species data using an IPad 
• Submit an end-of-season report

Qualifications

Requirements
• Possess a valid Alberta Landscape Pesticide Applicator Certification prior to 
commencing employment
• Experience working outdoors and with a variety of equipment related to vegetation 
management, including hand held GPS’s and IPads for data collection
• Experience showing strong problem solving abilities
• Strong motivation and dependability
• Excellent communication, organization and teamwork skills
• Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
• Valid Class 5 Operator's Licence
• Current Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level “C” Certificate
• Recognized OHV certification
• Defensive Driving Certificate (within three years)
• Drivers Abstract

Assets
• Minimum one year of post-secondary study with courses or major in environmental, 
ecological or agricultural sciences or equivalent field experience
• Knowledge of the Alberta Parks System and Invasive Plant Management
• Related experience to the posted position
• Previous leadership and/or supervisory experience
• Physical ability to work outdoors in adverse conditions with required equipment
• Experience in using ArcMap to generate maps and review GPS data an asset

Terms of Employment

• Position is for 4 months, with an anticipated start date of April 29th, 2019
• The position is based in Lac La Biche, with the potential for overnight stays at 
various parks in the northeast region.
• This position requires working outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
• Final candidates will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s abstract.

How to Apply
• Please email your application (resume, cover letter and any other documents in 
one MS Word file or PDF) with the subject line "Vegetation Management Crew Lead – 
Lac La Biche". Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming 
convention of your last then first name (Smith,Joe_Resume). Email applications 
are preferred.
• You can also mail or drop off your application, ensuring that "Vegetation 
Management Crew Lead – Lac La Biche" is clearly marked.

Wage: $25.21/hr (Plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits and holidays) 
Contact Email: ashley.tkachyk@gov.ab.ca

Environmental Coordinator - Closing Applications: Feb 25, 2019

Employer: Lacombe County
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lacombe County

 

Environmental Coordinator

Job Description:

Lacombe County is seeking an innovative and motivated individual to join our Environmental & Protective Services team. Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, the Environmental Coordinator will work collaboratively with all departments to ensure environmental best management practices are followed and comply with environmental legislation. This is a temporary contract position to cover off a maternity leave effective approximately April 23, 2019 - May 2020. 

A full job ad and job description can be found online at www.lacombecounty.com (click on Employment Opportunities).

Wage: 
Contact Email: hr@lacombecounty.com

Summer Students and Seasonal Staff - Closing Applications: Jun 01, 2019

Employer: North Shore Environmental Consultants
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Lacombe

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:
 Complete vegetation assessments and weed management activities in forested, native prairie, and cropland settings
 Assist with assessment and reclamation projects in Alberta
 Complete daily cost tracking and project status reports
 Implement corporate and client safety programs
 Ensure that project requirements are met in a timely and effective manner
 Provide assistance to senior staff in the office

Wage: Negotiable depending on qualifications and experience 
Contact Email: careers@northshoreenv.com

Parks Maintenance Operator III - Closing Applications: Feb 15, 2019

Employer: City of Brooks
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Brooks

Job Description:

The City of Brooks is one of the fastest growing communities in Alberta with a multi-cultural flavour unique to other municipalities in Alberta boasting a population of 14,451.

The City of Brooks’ Parks and Environmental Services Department has an opening for one (1) permanent full-time Parks Maintenance Operator III.

Job Details & Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for performing the day to day operation and maintenance of all parks, pathways, sports fields, cemeteries and any other related parks amenities under the department’s area of responsibility. The Parks Maintenance Operator position provides direction and guidance in performing work duties to more junior employees (i.e. PM II, PM I, seasonal and casual staff) within the department’s operations. You will provide skilled and competent operation of various equipment including but not limited to: chainsaws, front end loaders, mowers (ride and push), forklift, hand tools, bucket trucks and snow removal equipment. 

Requirements:
• Grade twelve (12) Diploma or equivalent;
• Must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License with Q-Brake Endorsement and a clean 
commercial driver's abstract;
• A minimum of one (1) to three (3) years’ experience in parks operations or related field;
• Strong leadership and supervisory skills and experience would be a definite asset;
• Tree Insect Management Training;
• Tree Pruning Training;
• Turf Grass Management Certification Level 2;
• Advanced Chainsaw Safety and Cutting Techniques Training;
• CSA Playground Certificate;
• Fall Protection, Confined Space, WHMIS, First Aid and Ground Disturbance; and
• The following certifications would also be considered an asset: Irrigation Certification and 
Tree Dynamics and Integrated Risk Assessment Training.
Compensation & Benefits:
• The City of Brooks offers a competitive salary and benefits package with this position 
falling within the scope of the Collective Agreement between the City of Brooks and the 
Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1032.
• The 2018 starting wage rate is $26.70 per hour with the 2019 wage grid under review. Regular 
working hours are Monday to Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. This position may work evenings and 
weekends as required. The Collective Agreement including wages can be found online at 
www.brooks.ca.
• The successful applicant will also receive a free family membership to the JBS Canada Centre 
during the term of employment. 

Please directly apply to: https://brooks.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=42

A clean criminal records check and commercial driver's abstract will be required before an offer of employment is presented to the successful applicant. 

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is chosen. The City of Brooks thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Brooks is an equal opportunity employer. 

Wage: 2018 starting wage rate is $26.70 per hour with the 2019 wage grid under review. 
Contact Email: ljoseph@brooks.ca

Vegetation Management SALES Technician – Summer Position - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Prairie Environmental Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: High River, Alberta

Job Description:

Job Overview

We are looking for energetic, hard-working, sales driven and responsible individuals who are team players to become professional Vegetation Management Specialists for the 2019 summer season. Applicants must be flexible with their working hours, since the services our company provides are weather dependent. This may result in extended working hours during the peak season and possible Saturdays. The position offers the satisfaction of offering great customer service without being tied to a desk. This is a seasonal position starting May June, 2019.

Responsibilities and Duties

-Complete assigned jobs while sourcing new revenue. (Door Knocking, responding to "walk -up" requests, etc.)
-Applying herbicides and other materials to prevent and/or control weeds and diseases in turf to achieve desired results.
-Identifying problematic vegetation and control with approved chemical.
-Operate lawn maintenance equipment
-Safely ensuring the appropriate rates of chemical for control of vegetation.
-Maintaining accurate records of ALL operations.
-Operating company motor vehicle in a responsible and legal manner.
-Maintaining equipment in a neat, clean and proper operating condition.

Qualifications

-Must possess a Highschool diploma or equivalent.
-Preference will be given to those with a valid pesticide applicator’s certificate, but we will train the right candidate.
-Possess basic computer skills and strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Hold a valid graduated driver’s license and reliable vehicle
-Be comfortable working in a variety of environmental conditions for extended periods.
-Be confertable with application of chemicals.
-Must have drive to push addtional sales opportunities.

Certifications
Must have or be willing to complete:

-First aid Certification
-WHIMIS Certification
-Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Wage: $17.00 - $21.00/ hour plus retention bonuses for the right individual, depending on knowledge and experience. 
Contact Email: info@prairieenvironmental.com

Vegetation Management Technician – Summer Position - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Prairie Environmental Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: High River, Alberta

Job Description:

Job Overview

We are looking for energetic, hard-working, honest, and responsible individuals who are team players to become professional Vegetation Management Specialists for the 2019 summer season. Applicants must be flexible with their working hours since the services our company provides are weather dependent. This may result in extended working hours during the peak season and possible Saturdays. The position offers the satisfaction of offering great customer service without being tied to a desk. This is a seasonal position starting May, 2019.

Responsibilities and Duties

-Applying herbicides and other materials to prevent and/or control weeds to achieve desired results.
-Identifying noxious vegetation and control with an approved chemical.
-Safely ensuring the appropriate rates of chemical for control of vegetation.
-Maintaining accurate records of ALL applications.
-Operating company motor vehicle in a responsible and legal manner.
-Maintaining equipment in a neat, clean and proper operating condition.

Qualifications

-Must possess a High school diploma, or
-Preference will be given to those with a valid pesticide applicator’s certificate, but we will train the right candidate.
-Possess basic computer skills and strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Hold a valid graduated driver’s license and reliable vehicle
-Be comfortable working in a variety of environmental conditions for extended periods.

Certifications
Must have or be willing to complete:

-First aid Certification
-WHIMIS Certification
-Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Wage: $15.00 - $21.00/ hour plus retention bonuses for the right individual, depending on knowledge and experience. 
Contact Email: info@prairieenvironmental.com

Weed Inspector – Summer Position - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Prairie Environmental Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: High River, Alberta

Job Description:

Job Overview

We are looking for energetic, hard-working, honest, and responsible individuals who are team players to become professional Weed Inspectors for the 2019 summer season. Applicants must be flexible with their working hours since the services our company provides are weather dependent. This may result in extended working hours during the peak season and possible Saturdays. The position offers the satisfaction of offering great customer service without being tied to a desk. This is a seasonal position starting May, 2019.

Responsibilities and Duties

-Identifying noxious and prohibited noxious weeds.
-Inspecting and documenting noxious weed infestations.
-Making contact with landowners, occupants, and towns regarding the presence of noxious or prohibited-noxious weeds on the property.
-Educating landowners, occupants, and towns on proper weed control.
-Maintaining and reporting proper records
Safely and legally operating a company motor vehicle

Qualifications

-Must have a Highschool diploma, or
-Possess basic computer skills and strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Hold a valid graduated driver’s license and reliable vehicle
-Strong problem-solving capabilities.
-Knowledge of the Provincial Weed Control Act is an asset, but not required.
-Be comfortable working in a variety of environmental conditions for extended periods.

Certifications
Must have or be willing to complete:

-First aid Certification
-WHIMIS Certification
-Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Wage: $15.00 - $21.00/ hour plus retention bonuses for the right individual, depending on knowledge and experience. 
Contact Email: info@prairieenvironmental.com

Vector Control Technician – Summer Position - Closing Applications: Mar 31, 2019

Employer: Prairie Environmental Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: High River, Alberta

Job Description:

Job Overview

We are looking for energetic, hard-working, honest, and responsible individuals who are team players to become professional Vector Control Technician for the 2019 summer season. Applicants must be flexible with their working hours since the services our company provides are weather dependent. This may result in extended working hours during the peak season and possible Saturdays. The position offers the satisfaction of offering great customer service without being tied to a desk. This is a seasonal position starting May, 2019.

Responsibilities and Duties

-Identifying mosquito larva from other aquatic organisms
-Properly treating infected areas according to label
-Maintaining and reporting proper records
-Communicating with clients about vector control
-Safely and legally operating a company motor vehicle

Qualifications

-Must have a Highschool diploma, or
-Possess basic computer skills and strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Hold a valid graduated driver’s license and reliable vehicle
-Be comfortable working in a variety of environmental conditions for extended periods.
-Strong customer service and problem-solving skills.

Certifications
Must have or be willing to complete:

-First aid Certification
-WHIMIS Certification
-Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)

Wage: $15.00 - $21.00/ hour plus retention bonuses for the right individual, depending on knowledge and experience. 
Contact Email: info@prairieenvironmental.com

Herbicide Applicator - Closing Applications: Apr 01, 2019

Employer: Renu-L-Tech Environmental 
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Strathmore, Alberta

Job Description:

Duties of Position
 Operation and maintenance of various types of application equipment. (4 x 4 Trucks, UTV’s & Rangers)
 Ensuring environmental standards are met and maintained by mixing and applying herbicide to lease sites, roadside, facility sites with specialty equipment
 Maintaining detailed digital records of herbicide application and safety records
 Adhering to company’s safety policies and procedures.
 Working outdoors across Alberta this summer.
You will work individually, but as part of a team while providing excellent service to our clients.

Qualifications
 Safety minded & motivated individuals that work well as a part of a team and independently
 Current tickets an asset but will provide training in H2S, First Aid & Applicator Training
 Willingness to work long hours and weekends
 Good attention to detail, dependable and able to follow directions.
 18 + years Old & Valid Driver’s License—Drivers Abstract required if offered employment.
 Wages are based previous experience and training. Preference will be given to applicant currently holding a pesticide license.

Renu-L-Tech offers:
 Competitive wages based upon experience ($ 18.00 - $22.00/hour + Overtime)
 Daily Living Allowance and Accommodations while working in the field throughout season
 Full Safety & Job Training
 Personal Protective Equipment provided.
 Quality Trucks and Equipment

Wage: $18.00-22.00/hour 
Contact Email: michael@renultech.ca

Summer Student, Contracts & Land Administration - Closing Applications: Feb 08, 2019

Employer: PETRONAS Energy Canada Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, Alberta

Job Description:

PETRONAS Canada is currently recruiting for Summer Students to join our Contracts & Land Administration team in Calgary. These are full-time temporary positions intended for post-secondary students currently enrolled in a relevant program and returning to school in September 2019. 

Building on classroom studies, the primary responsibilities of the Summer Students are to support the Contracts & Land Administration team with administrative tasks and to execute assigned and ad hoc projects. Ongoing mentorship and training will be provided.

Key Projects & Accountabilities
Assistance with Surface documentation project 
Surface projects and/or Land and Joint Interest projects
Other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications
Business Administration, Surface Land Management, Petroleum Land Administration, CEAMS / PJVA Joint Venture Administrator-Analyst courses or other similar post-secondary program is preferred
Proficient in geoScout, CS Land, MS Office suite, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Enjoys working in a team environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong time and data management skills, with the ability to thrive in fast-paced environments

Application Requirements
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree or diploma program at a post-secondary institution in Canada, and returning to studies in September 2019
Available on a full-time basis from May-August 2019
At least 18 years of age by May 6, 2019
Legally permitted to work in Canada, with no restrictions

Application Documents
Please attach your cover letter, resume and unofficial post-secondary transcripts to your application.

PETRONAS Canada would like to thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team; however only the candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Wage: 
Contact Email: HR@petronascanada.com

Junior Environmental Technician - Summer Student - Closing Applications: Feb 27, 2019

Employer: Vertex
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta

Job Description:

VERSATILITY. EXPERTISE.

With these two words, Vertex makes the promise that we will always be versatile in developing solutions to our clients’ unique needs and that we will always demonstrate expertise in our designated fields. We encourage our employees to think and develop the best solutions for our clients. If you think you have what it takes to play for the Vertex team, please apply.

Established in 1976, Vertex is a leading North American provider of environmental and industrial services. With over 40 years of expertise, Vertex helps clients achieve their development goals through our versatile suite of services. From the initial site selection, consultation and regulatory approval, through the construction, operation and maintenance phases, to conclusion and environmental cleanup, Vertex offers a diverse range of services throughout the life cycle of our clients’ projects.

With a track record of success, Vertex provides an environment where people thrive. We recognize that each member brings a valuable skillset to the Vertex team. We make health, safety and community well-being a priority by supporting numerous endeavors at each of our locations across North America.

Vertex offers a fast-paced environment where priorities shift from day to day, but the expertise of our team allows these changes to occur smoothly. At Vertex, we value teamwork through collaboration within each division or office and provide support across the entire organization.


OVERVIEW

Vertex is currently accepting applications for temporary (4 month) Environmental Summer Student to join our team in either our Sherwood Park and/or Calgary office. Alberta. The position will begin in May and end in August. Ideal candidates will have experience in plant, wetland and wildlife identification, soil classification, detailed site assessments (DSAs) and/or weed spraying. The successful candidates will also possess a keen eye for detail, be critical thinkers, and will enjoy working in the field for extended periods of time. Reporting to an Environmental Project Manager, the Environmental Summer Student must be willing to travel, be able to participate in field-based projects for long period of times and take additional responsibilities as the position/project evolves. 

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

• Working on Diploma or higher post-secondary education in Reclamation, Soil Science, Environmental Science, Biological Science, Natural Resource Management, Forestry or other applicable field
• Understanding of remote area navigation; experience using maps, compass, GPS and aerial photos for navigation in the field is advantageous 
• Demonstrated ability to drive trucks and/or a variety of off-road vehicles in rough terrain
• Working knowledge of and ability to interpret environmental regulations, guidelines and standards
• Ability to work in a team and independently 
• Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Word and Excel
• Demonstrated communication and decision-making skills
• Willingness to gain field experience in remote locations
• Willingness to work in the field for extended periods of time
• Willingness to travel within Western Canada, as required
• Ability to problem solve
• Strong interpersonal skills

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Field work is a requirement, approximately 90% or more of time will be allocated to the field
• Plant identification
• Wildlife identification 
• Wetland identification and delineation
• Soil classification
• Weed spraying
• Detailed Site Assessments
• Monitor soil conservation and reclamation activities 
• Data management (data tables, photographs, inputting field data sheets)
• Other fieldwork as required by Environmental Project Manager

LOCATION

• This position will be based out of our Sherwood Park and/or Calgary office.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• Compensation is commensurate with education and experience

APPLY NOW

Email: hr@vertex.ca

When applying please indicate the following information on your application:

Job Requisition: #168 for Sherwood Park or #169 for Calgary
Job Title: Environmental Summer Student
Deadline: February 28, 2019

Wage: DOE 
Contact Email: dkramer@vertex.ca

Landscaping Foreman/woman - Closing Applications: Feb 16, 2019

Employer: 1105652 Alberta Inc o/a Jade Landscape & Design
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: St Albert

Job Description:

Job details 
Location St. Albert, AB 
Salary $27.50 / Hour for 44.00 Hours / Week 
Vacancies2 Vacancies 
Terms of employment Permanent, Full time 
Start date As soon as possible 
Employment conditions: Overtime, Day 

Job requirements: 
Languages 
English

Education 
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience 
2 years to less than 3 years

Ability to Supervise 
3-4 people, Contractors

Own Tools/Equipment 
Steel-toed safety boots

Security and Safety 
Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/Travel Information 
Valid driver's licence, Vehicle supplied by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities 
Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Ability to distinguish between colours, Combination of sitting, standing, walking, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Large workload

Work Site Environment 
Outdoors, Hot

Personal Suitability 
Team player, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Client focus, Judgement

Additional Skills 
Plan and estimate labour and materials, Maintain work records and logs, Read blueprints and drawings

Area of Specialization 
Landscape construction

Equipment and Machinery Experience 
Sod cutter, Chain saw, Backhoe, Pick-up truck, Small engine equipment, Concrete saws, Fans and blowers

Specific Skills 
Organize and direct planting of trees, gardens and lawns, Organize and direct construction of fences, decks and walls, Plan, manage and supervise landscape construction work, Repair and maintain equipment, Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies, Establish work schedules and procedures, Resolve work related problems

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated 
Bobcats, Backhoe excavator, loader

More information 
Job link: 
http://www.jadelandscaping.ca/hiring/

How to apply 
By email: 
working@jadelandscaping.ca

By mail: 
PO BOX 48053 Village Landing RPO 
St. Albert, AB 
T8N 5V9

Wage: 27.50/hr 
Contact Email: chris@jadelandscaping.ca

Aquatic Invasive Species Monitor - Closing Applications: Feb 08, 2019

Employer: Eastern Irrigation District
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Brooks

Job Description:

The Eastern Irrigation District (EID), Brooks, Alberta, seeks an energetic, well organized individuals to fill seasonal Aquatic Invasive Species Monitor positions, April 29 to August 30, 2019 (with the possibility of extension), within the EID.

These positions will be working with boaters to ensure compliance with EID aquatic invasive species prevention protocols and conducting public education activities & basic boat inspections.

Applicants should be well motivated and able to perform his/her duties with limited supervision. Training will be provided, but some experience related to aquatic invasive species or working with the public would be beneficial. Applicants must be willing to work an irregular schedule including evenings, weekends & holidays. A valid Alberta Driver's License is required.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume to Kathy Bowlby, kathy.bowlby@eid.ca, or humanresources@eid.ca, stating their experience, qualifications, along with three recent relevant work related references. Deadline for applications will be end of day February 8, 2019.

We thank all applicants for your interest in the EID, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Human Resources
Eastern Irrigation District
Box 128, 550 Industrial Road West 
Brooks, AB 
T1R 1B2
Fax: (403) 362-6206

Wage: 
Contact Email: daniel.buell@eid.ca

Landscape Construction - Park Technician - Closing Applications: Feb 04, 2019

Employer: City of Surrey
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Surrey

Job Description:

SCOPE

We’re looking for a Park Technician – Landscape Construction to help ensure that our numerous park development projects are executed in keeping with the designs that meet the needs of our growing communities. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Manager of Park Development Services, the Park Technician is responsible for a full range of landscape renovation and new installation projects, ranging from landscape drainage and trail construction to horticultural bed installations, hard landscaping and landscape carpentry. This position will be working in all weather conditions and is responsible for: 
• Supervising crews and onsite contractors
• Performing hands on field work in accordance with accepted standards, techniques and practices
• Managing projects within approved budgets
• Operating and maintaining landscape construction equipment
• Developing cost estimates and other technical reports
• Maintaining records pertaining to the status of projects
• Developing and managing safety plans

QUALIFICATIONS

We’re looking for a knowledgeable horticultural professional who can think on their feet and handle stressful situations with tact, diplomacy and fairness. Our ideal candidate will have: 
• A comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, standards, guidelines and materials used in park maintenance and construction work
• Experience with reading construction drawings and layouts
• The ability to understand and interpret grade stakes and other site survey work
• Superior public relations and interpersonal skills
• Great problem solving skills to effect on site resolutions to project related problems
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• A valid BC driver’s license with a safe driving history

Our candidates must also have one of the following:
• Completed a horticultural diploma program from a recognized post-secondary institution, and a minimum of 3 years related experience; or
• Completed Grade 12 supplemented by a Horticultural Trades Qualification and 3 years of related progressive experience; or 
• Completed Grade 12 and a Horticultural Technical Certificate Program from a recognized post-secondary institution with additional related academic courses and training, supplemented by 4 years of related progressive experience. 

Please apply online @ www.surrey.ca/careers to Job ID 2457.

Wage: Competitive. 
Contact Email: humanresources@surrey.ca

Sustainability Student - Closing Applications: Jan 28, 2019

Employer: Parkland County
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Alberta

Job Description:

Parkland County has a Temporary, Full-time position available for a Sustainability Student from approximately May 1 to August 30, 2019. In this position, you will support the County’s sustainability programs by assisting with sustainability plan implementation and monitoring, climate change planning, environmental policy development, and environmental regulatory compliance. You may also support ongoing Environmental Site Assessments of County-owned land and the development of land management policies, procedures, or frameworks where they relate to environmental compliance. Additional duties of this position include research and writing material related to sustainability, participating in administrative meetings and performing various administrative tasks. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Current or previous enrollment in an Environmental Sciences, Community Sustainability, Ecology, Earth and Atmospheric Science, or relevant program.
Experience with research, planning and policy development is an asset. 
Experience working in municipal government is an asset.
Experience with Provincial and Federal environmental regulation is an asset.
Experience with site assessment and aerial photo review is an asset.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. A current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.

Rate of Pay: $19.03 - $23.02/hour
Hours of Work: 7 hours/day; 35 hours/week

Additional Information:
Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at https://www.parklandcounty.com 

Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).

For further information on our organization, please visit www.parklandcounty.com 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Wage: $19.03 - $23.02 
Contact Email: kara.woolsey@parklandcounty.com

Grounds Crew Foreman - Closing Applications: Feb 01, 2019

Employer: Lee Creek Valley Golf
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Cardston

Job Description:

Responsible for the upkeep and improvement of all grounds and equipment
of the Lee Creek Golf Course, the Grounds Crew Foreman shall facilitate the service and
maintenance all of the mechanical and irrigation systems as well as environmental management
of the course, provide professional advice and assistance to management, and participate in all
long-range planning for the course.

Responsibilities:
• Assist golf course management in the preparation of a facility 3-year operational and a 5-
year capital budget and implement the budgets once they have been approved by Council
• Participate in staff meetings and hold daily tool box meetings with grounds crew
• Develop and organize daily work schedules for grounds keeping staff
• Lead, inspire, and motivate staff, both new and experienced, through training as well as
leading by example
• Oversee the Town of Cardston safety program for the course
• Be an integral part of the management team working closely with golf course
management to achieve strategic objectives including development of policies and
procedures
• Fulfill summer staffing requirements by participating in the interview process.
• Implement an ongoing plan and schedule for the operation and maintenance of the course
• Ensure that the necessary supplies and materials are readily available to allow smooth
operation and proper maintenance
• Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules and expedite work flow to ensure
efficiency and effectiveness of the operation.
• Maintain an exceptional course environment through expert turf care
• Oversee the pest and weed control, seeding, fertilizing, top dressing, soil conditioning,
and watering of the golf course
• Coordinate with golf course management to accommodate tournaments and events
• Perform other related duties that may from time to time be assigned by golf course golf
course management
Qualifications:
• 3+ years experience in golf course maintenance management
• Diploma or certificate from a recognized turf management program is preferred
• Experience in golf course construction would be an asset
• Mechanical knowledge of turf grass equipment
• Knowledge of chemical and fertilizer applications as well as an Alberta Environment
approved applicators license
• Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course
construction and maintenance work, especially irrigation maintenance
• Highly motivated and hard working individual with strong communication and leadership
skills
• Ability to work in all weather conditions and capable of performing physically
demanding work
- Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found
- For full consideration please submit applications by February 1, 2019 at 12:00pm.
- Applications can be emailed to info@golfleecreek.com or dropped off at the Cardston
Civic Centre during business hours (9:00am-4:30pm) to the attention of Alex Schow.

Wage: TBD 
Contact Email: alex@cardston.ca

Conservation Technician - Closing Applications: Jan 25, 2019

Employer: The Nature Conservancy of Canada
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

Every summer, the Nature Conservancy of Canada – Alberta Region (NCC) hires post-secondary students and recent graduates of a biological/ecological program to perform stewardship work and compliance monitoring on lands conserved by NCC. In 2019, NCC will be hiring one Conservation Technician to work in the Red Deer area, and two Conservation Technicians for the Edmonton area. 

The successful candidate will:

•Demonstrate an interest and/or experience in performing stewardship (e.g. removing invasive species and old fences, hanging signage) and monitoring (e.g. invasive species, rare plant and wildlife documentation, writing standardized reports, photography, compliance reporting) duties on NCC properties (essential);
•Be enthusiastic, positive, detail oriented, and self-motivated even when not working under direct supervision (essential);
•Display competency with Microsoft Word and Excel, general computer skills, data management and effective writing skills (essential). This position requires standardized reporting to be completed after monitoring in compliance with a national standard; 
•Work well within a team environment, including Natural Area Managers and other Technicians (essential); 
•Have valid Standard First Aid Level C CPR + AED Certification (essential);
•Have a valid non-probationary (class 5) driver’s license (essential);
•Have a background in Alberta plant and wildlife identification (asset);
•Have experience using GPS units, iPads and Avenza Maps (asset);
•Have experience using hand-held weed removal and fencing tools (asset);
•Have experience identifying invasive and non-native species (asset);
•Demonstrate good judgment in a variety of situations (ie. what to do if a bear is encountered!) (asset).

This can be a physically demanding job, requiring long days hiking on NCC properties through various terrains and in inclement weather. Some travel and overnight stays may be required. 

This is a very rewarding summer position which will further your appreciation and interest in natural history and land conservation. Using and enhancing knowledge gained in your education, your experience as a Summer Conservation Technician will help conserve wildlife habitat and other significant lands.

TO APPLY
1.Fill out our brief questionnaire: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019northcentral-abtech 
2.E-mail your application to Alia.Snively@natureconservancy.ca 

To be considered for this position, please ensure:
•Your e-mail subject line is “2019 Conservation Technician Application – Central and Northern Alberta”.
•Your cover letter is a maximum of one page long
•Your cover letter and resume are saved together in one .pdf file
•Your .pdf file name is your: First name Last name (e.g., “Sam Smith.pdf”)
*Please note that we have different funding sources that may have additional criteria

Interviews will be held in the Edmonton and Red Deer areas in February 2019.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Wage: $17/hour based on a 37.5-hour work week 
Contact Email: alia.snively@natureconservancy.ca

Irrigation and Water Fall Labourer/Foreman - Closing Applications: Jan 31, 2019

Employer: Babbling Brooks - Ponds and Waterfalls
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary, AB

Job Description:

Take part in the installation of residential/commercial irrigation system
Complete the installation of ponds, water features (ie. bubbler rocks) and water falls/streams. 
Keep worksites clean and tidy
Help promote company safety, quality of work and exception customer service.

Wage: 
Contact Email: info@babblingbrooks.ca

Vegetation Management Technician - Closing Applications: March 31, 2019

Employer: Ace Vegetation Control Services Ltd.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Nisku

Job Description:

This is a 2019 Summer Employment Position

We are currently accepting applications for qualified individuals for work in areas across western Canada.

Please note the required qualifications in this posting!

Vegetation Management Technicians and Crew Leaders

web site: www.acevegetation.com/students

Give your career the start it deserves with ACE Vegetation Service. We are currently hiring vegetation management technicians and crew leaders for the summer. Many students over the years have used ACE to pay for their college expenses. ACE offers students in Forestry, Agriculture, Environmental Studies invaluable experience that can lead to greater opportunities after College or University. We are accepting applications from students from ALL faculties.

We provide extensive safety training and herbicide license training—equipping you with the knowledge to make the right decisions in the field. Accommodations and meals are provided while working in the field. ACE offers competitive wages with opportunities to work significant overtime and travel western Canada.

This position involves:
• Herbicide application and weed management
• Record keeping
• Inventory and equipment management
• Weed identification
• Equipment operation
• Quality customer contact and public relations
• Developing work plans and a vegetation program

Qualifications:
• Be 18 years of age or older
• Recommend 1st year college or university education
• Have strong written and verbal communication skills
• Have a great attitude and be a team player
• Be in good health, bondable and energetic
• Be willing to work outdoors for long hours with overtime for a 4 month period
• You must pass a drug and alcohol test
• A valid Canadian driver's license (class 5) is required (or minimum GDL for 2 years), Class 1 and 3 licenses are an added value
• Driver’s abstract (3 yr) is required
• A current Pesticide Applicator license (BC,AB,SK,MB) is a definite asset

Applicants will need to have these certifications prior to training starting April 29:
• Standard First Aid Level C with AED
• H2S Alive
• CSO
• Bear Awareness

Training commences April 29 in Nisku/Leduc, Alberta. Work will commence on projects throughout Western Canada and continue from May through to late August. Additional projects are available in the early spring and late fall seasons for individuals available during these periods.

If you meet these qualifications then please apply today by:
• email: psherback at acevegetation.com
• Fax: 780-955-9426
• Mail: ACE Vegetation, 2001-8th Street, Nisku, AB T9E 7Z1

ACE is a leading western Canadian vegetation control company with over 35 years of experience. We are proud of our reputation as a professional, resourceful and service oriented company. Our training program is one of the best in the industry. In addition to spray services, we also provide mulching, mowing, reclamation and consulting services to the Utility, Oil and Gas, and Pipeline Sectors. We look forward to hearing from you.

Wage: $16-18 
Contact Email: psherback@acevegetation.com

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