Team Lead, Agricultural Operations

Team Lead, Agricultural Operations

Opened on: 2020-02-03
Closes on: 2020-06-02
Location: Parkland County
Reference code: #20-22

Parkland County has a Temporary, Full-time Team Lead, Agricultural Operations position available in the Agricultural Services Department working approximately April 15 to September 15, 2020. Reporting to the Program Manager, Agricultural Operations, the Team Lead, Agricultural Operations is responsible for coordinating the County’s vegetation management on County properties and assisting in the coordination of the roadside mowing program. The duties of this position include assigning daily activities to the Vegetation Management Personnel, monitoring vegetation control operations and ensuring herbicide application records are maintained in accordance with Provincial legislation. This position also provides mentorship and instruction to guide the daily work activities of the Mower Operator staff.

A degree or diploma in an agricultural field is required.

Experience related to vegetation management and familiarity with agricultural practices is required. 

Previous experience in a supervisory role is required.  

A Pesticide Applicators License, with a minimum of Industrial/Landscape/Agricultural classification is required.

Knowledge and experience in the operation of medium duty vehicles including sprayers and tractors.

Mechanically inclined.

Knowledge of computer applications and familiarity with the use of GPS

and GIS.

Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.  Upon hire, a current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.

Rate of Pay: $28.14 to $35.17 per hour.

Hours of Work: 8 hours/day; 40 hours/week. 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Competition Closing Date: Monday, February 17, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.

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