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Career Title: Ag. & Environ. Coordinator
NAICS Code: Public Administration (92)
Job Term: Full-time
Modified Date: Sep 08, 2020
Recruiter: Lamont County
Description: Lamont County has an opening for an experienced Agriculture & Environmental Coordinator on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Agricultural Fieldman, this position would lead the coordination of all environmental programs as endorsed by the Agricultural Service Board and Council.

• Over-see and manage the environmental programs pertaining to land, water, soil, and alternative energy sources.
• Work in partnership with the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance, Vermillion River Watershed Alliance, and Cows & Fish program.
• Prepare educational newsletters, promotions, and pamphlets to raise awareness on environmental programs.
• Help educate the public on the legislation and responsibilities of the landowner.
• Research environmental conservation practices and trends in the agricultural industry.
• Assist the Agricultural Fieldman in the recruitment and training of seasonal staff.
• Act as an inspector under the Weed Control Act and Soil Conservation Act, adhering to its legislation.
• Conduct, coordinate, and monitor the identification, reporting, control, and record keeping of weed programs.
• Develop and update weed control procedures.
• Consult with landowners and make recommendations regarding chemicals to control weeds.
• Issuing enforcement notices to landowners.
• Assist the Agricultural Fieldman with grant applications and budget process.
• Overtime may be required during evenings and weekends.

Lamont County is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees, all personnel are governed by the County’s Health & Safety Program. Lamont County offers a comprehensive benefits package, a pension with LAPP, and a competitive salary. This competition will remain open until September 18th, 2020.

Please forward your application in one of the following ways:
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Lamont County thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. All resumes are retained on file for a period of 6 months.
Qualifications: • An agricultural or environmental education from a recognized post-secondary institution is considered an asset.
• Experience working in the agricultural/environmental field is required.
• Knowledge of Weed Control Act, Agricultural Pests Act, and Soil Conservation Act.
• Pesticide Applicators license, or willing to obtain.
• Experience with GPS and GIS would be an asset.
• Excellent public relation skills, professional demeanour, and effective communicator.
• Intermediate skill level in Microsoft Office applications.
• Effective leadership and training skills.
• Ability to work in a team efficiently, or independently.

• A satisfactory and valid class 5 Alberta Driver’s Abstract.
• A satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Salary: TBD
Education: Agriculture/Environmental post-secondary education
Category: Agricultural Services
Job Expiry Date: Sep 18, 2020
Company: Lamont County
City: Lamont, Alberta
Postal code: T0B 2R0
Country: Canada