Vegetation Management Technicians (VMT)

ACE Vegetation Control Service Ltd - Nisku, AB (5 months ago)

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Vegetation Management Technicians (VMT) (aka. Weed Sprayer, Herbicide Applicator)

This is a seasonal position from late April to the end of August with the possibility of extension.

Please note the required qualifications in this posting

web site: www.acevegetation.com

Looking for a great summer job that pays well, gives you lots of diverse work experience and is super fun? Come be a VMT with ACE Vegetation!

This position involves:

· Herbicide application and weed management

· Weed identification and record keeping

· Inventory and equipment management

· Equipment operation and maintenance

· Quality customer contact and public relations

Conditions of employment:

· Be 18 years of age or older

· Be able to pass a Drug and Alcohol test

· Have valid class 5 driver’s license for at least 2 years

· Provide a driver’s abstract suitable to our insurance

· Standard First Aid Level C certification

· H2S Alive

· CSO/CSTS 2020

These certifications are an added bonus:

· UTV Safety Training

· Herbicide Applicator License (BC, AB, SK, MB)

· Wildlife/Bear awareness

· Class 1 or 3 driver’s license

· Confined space

We want people who:

· Have strong written and verbal communication skills

· Have a great attitude and are safety focused

· Are in good health, bondable and energetic

· Are willing to work with others outdoors for long hours with overtime

Expected compensation for full season participation is as follows (this estimate is based on previous seasons; staff are paid hourly)

First year VMT $14,000-$18,000 plus meal allowance paid over the course of the season ~$2600

Second year VMT $16,000-$22,000 plus meal allowance paid over the course of the season ~$2600

Third year VMT $19,000-$24,000 plus meal allowance paid over the course of the season ~$2600

Accommodations and meal allowances are provided while working away from home base.

Email resume and cover letter to Patrick Sherback psherback at acevegetation dot com.

We look forward to seeing your application, a great season is waiting for you with ACE!

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $3,500.00 to $6,000.00 /month

Experience:

  • driving: 2 years (Required)
  • Argo, UTV, ATV: 1 year (Preferred)
  • clean driving abstract: 3 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • class 5 (Required)
  • H2S Alive (Required)
  • CSO or CSTS 2020 (Required)
  • First Aid Level C with AED (Required)
  • Herbicide Applicator (Preferred)