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Career Title: Weed Technician Intern
NAICS Code: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11)
Job Term: Internship
Modified Date: Dec 17, 2018
Recruiter: Lamont County
Description: Lamont County is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of a Weed Technician – in part of the AAFC Career Focus Program. This is a 6 month position starting in May and ending in October 2019. The Weed Technician will report directly to the Agricultural Fieldman.

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., January 16th, 2018. Please forward your resume/application to:

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

Email: hr@lamontcounty.ca

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 graduating in April 2019, or a graduate of, a post-secondary program in Environmental 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 and spreadsheet 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 driver’s abstract will be required prior to employment commencement.
Salary: TBD
Education: Graduating or a Graduate of an Environmental or Agricultural Studies program
Category: Agricultural Services
Job Expiry Date: Jan 16, 2019
Company: Lamont County
City: Lamont, Alberta
Postal code: T0B 2R0
Country: Canada
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