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Competition #: 13 - 002
Position Category: Temporary
Position Title: Equipment Operator - Vegetation Management - 2 Seasonal Positions
Section: Parks, Recreation, & Community Services
Location: Calgary
Position Class: Salary
Work Shift: First Shift
  • Hold post secondary training in a related field (including weed identification and control, and herbicide safety use).
  • One to two years related experience.
  • Eligible to acquire a Pesticide Applicator (Industrial and/or Agricultural) certificate.
Job Description:

The Vegetation Management Equipment Operator will conduct weed inspections, apply herbicides to control noxious and prohibited noxious weeds on private and municipal properties and mowing of municipal properties in the County.  

Key Accountabilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct weed inspection of assigned areas in the County for prohibited noxious and noxious weeds.
  • Provide advice and information to County residents related to the control of prohibited noxious and noxious weeds.
  • Issue notices to County residents to control unacceptable weed populations on their property.
  • Manage weed control through the operation of spray equipment including: one or two-ton trucks, quad sprayers, and backpack sprayers.
  • Provide superior customer service to both internal and external clients.
  • Maintain County vehicles and equipment.
  • All other duties as assigned. 

Skills and Aptitudes: 

  • Exercise independent judgment to maintain quality standards.
  • Display courtesy, tact, a customer service attitude, and a desire to represent Rocky View in a professional manner at all times. 
  • Hold a valid Class 5 operator’s permit (you will be required to provide a current driver’s abstract prior to beginning employment).
  • Equipped with your own CSA work boots.

 This opportunity will be posted until suitable candidate(s) is found.  Interested applicants are invited to submit their résumé and cover letter through the website.

PLEASE NOTE:  All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada, and only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Hours Desired: Full Time
Position Open Date: 01/04/2013
Position Closed Date: 03/31/2013
An Equal Opportunity Employer
# : Parks, Recreation, & Community Services
Parks, Recreation, & Community Services
911-32 Ave NE
Calgary, AB T2E 6X6
Phone: #
Fax: #
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