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Career Title: Seasonal Weed Inspector
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 Weed Inspector. The Weed Inspector will report directly to the Agricultural Fieldman. This is a seasonal position, with the possibility of extension, starting from May 4, 2020 to August 31, 2020 (date may vary based on weather).

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

• Receiving and responding to weed complaints, conducting field inspections and weed identification.
• Advising landowners of their weed control responsibilities.
• Issuing of enforcement notices as required by the Agricultural Service Board and the Weed Control Act.
• Assist with annual crop pest surveillance, including insect and crop diseases.

This competition will remain open until 4:00 p.m., March 6, 2020. Please forward your resume/application to: hr@lamontcounty.ca

Lamont County
Human Resources Department
5303 – 50 Avenue
Lamont, AB T0B 2R0

Please indicate which position you are applying for with your application.

Lamont County thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.
Qualifications: The successful applicant shall be a student of, or a recent graduate of a post-secondary program in Environmental Sciences, Science, or Agricultural Studies from an accredited institution. The individual shall possess good communication and public relation skills. A working knowledge of weed species identification, crop pest identification, an agricultural background, and a familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and GIS computer software would be an asset.

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 commencement.
Salary: TBD
Education: Environmental Sciences, Science, or Agricultural Studies
Category: Agricultural Services
Job Expiry Date: Mar 06, 2020
Company: Lamont County
City: Lamont, Alberta
Postal code: T0B 2R0
Country: Canada
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