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Career Title: Seasonal Spray Truck Operator
NAICS Code: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11)
Job Term: Temporary
Modified Date: Feb 14, 2020
Recruiter: Lamont County
Description: Lamont County is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of a Spray Truck Operator. The Spray Truck Operator will report directly to the Agricultural Fieldman. This is a seasonal position starting from May 4, 2020 to August 31, 2020 (date may vary based on weather).

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

• Providing spray services by: Assessing and documenting areas to be sprayed, locating spray areas on map, operating sprayer truck, truck and side-by-side mounted spray equipment, maintaining accurate records, and creating detailed reports of herbicide applications.

• Maintaining spray equipment and herbicide management by: Using appropriate personal protective equipment, following safe work practices and procedures, containing any spills, replacing spill kit, monitoring and servicing equipment.

• Other duties as assigned by the Agricultural Fieldman: May include assisting with Weed Inspection or other Provincial Surveys.

This competition will remain open until 4:00 pm., March 6, 2020. Please forward your resume/application to:

Lamont County
5303 – 50 Avenue
Lamont, AB T0B 2R0

Lamont County thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have knowledge in the Weed Control Act, Agricultural Pests Act, Integrated Pest Management, herbicide selection and weed identification. Education in agriculture, environmental or biology fields and experience in the agricultural/environmental industry is required.

The successful applicant will hold a valid Alberta Pesticide Applicator’s Certification or be eligible to obtain a licence or Authorized Assistant certification. They shall possess good communication and public relation skills. Fitness requirements involve the ability to lift up to 50 lbs, sit for long durations, and perform work outdoors in all weather conditions.

All applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license and provide their own reliable transportation to work. A satisfactory driver’s abstract and criminal record check will be required prior to employment.
Salary: TBD
Education: Education in agriculture, environmental or biology fields
Category: Agricultural Services
Job Expiry Date: Mar 06, 2020
Company: Lamont County
City: Lamont, Alberta
Postal code: T0B 2R0
Country: Canada