Leduc County

Careers

For further information, please contact our Human Resources Coordinator at 780-979-2392.

Position

Closing Date

Pest Control/Rural Mowing Assistant #1735

Department: Agricultural Services

Mar 02, 2018 Apply

The pest control/rural mowing assistant provides seasonal support to pest control services in the spring and fall and operates the rural roadside mowing tractor during the summer months in order to maintain service levels in both program areas efficiently.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Assists the pest control officer in implementing pest control services and programs within Leduc County.
    • Inspects agricultural areas to detect pest problems in water drainage systems, agricultural fields, etc.
    • Responds, as directed, to beaver and coyote complaints
    • Conducts removal of beaver, coyote, and other problem wildlife as required and in accordance with Provincial regulations
    • Creates and maintains records as directed by the pest control officer
    • Assists with control work for problem wildlife on county properties and Crown lands, as provided for under the authority of a damage permit
  2. Operates the rural roadside mowing tractor to manage problem vegetation and aid in road maintenance activities.
    • Operates trucks, trailers, tractors, and live power take-off equipment such as mowers, to maintain municipal right-of-ways and on occasion park reserves and public land
    • Performs day-to-day monitoring and servicing of equipment and machinery to ensure safe and proper operation
    • Hauls equipment, materials, supplies, and refuse as necessary or assigned
  3. Adheres to guidelines as set out in:
    • Healthy and Safety Manual;
    • Pest Control Safe Practices and Procedures;
    • Agricultural Services Safe Practices and Procedures; and
    • Federal and provincial regulations
  4. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.
  5. Participates in the county health, safety, and wellness program as required.
  6. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

The minimum level of education required by this position is a high school diploma supplemented by a minimum three years experience in light equipment and machinery operation and maintenance. Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communications skills (oral and written); the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, as well as independently, and the ability to follow oral and written directions are all required. A farm machinery background and/or experience is an asset. The incumbent must have a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s licence.

Summer Program Coordinator #1734

Department: Parks and Recreation

Mar 09, 2018 Apply

May 1 to August 31

The summer program coordinator is responsible for providing quality recreational programs for Leduc County residents.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Plans, promotes, implements, and evaluates all summer programs which are hosted by Leduc County Parks and Recreation department.
  2. Assists the community development coordinator in coordinating a budget for summer programs.
  3. Submits requests to the community development coordinator for program supplies and materials.
  4. In cooperation with the community development coordinator, hires, trains, supervises, and motivates summer program leaders.
  5. Coordinates the running of county-wide special events with summer staff. These events, which may occur on evenings and weekends, include the following:
    • Extreme Adventure – Youth Leaders In Action
    • Bus to Swim;
    • Munchkins;
    • Day camps and youth camps;
    • Youth and adult trips; and
    • Lake events and special events.
  6. Performs weekly/monthly administrative tasks, which include but not limited to, processing program registrations and fees, participating in staff meetings, assisting in staff scheduling, and creating promotional material.
  7. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.
  8. Participates in the county health, safety, and wellness program as required.
  9. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

The minimum level of education required by this position is a high school diploma. The incumbent must be enrolled in a post-secondary program specializing in recreation/physical education, education, or related discipline. Special event planning experience is an asset. The incumbent must have or be willing to obtain Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certification and a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s licence. In addition, the incumbent should have an understanding of the Park and Recreation department’s summer programs. The incumbent must have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, and be able to work well in a team setting and motivate diverse groups of people. This position requires some evening and weekend work.

Feb 28, 2018 Apply

May 1 - August 31

This position is shared between the Agricultural Services and Parks and Recreation departments

The landscaping and horticultural assistant works outdoors in all weather conditions with minimal supervision in support of the day-to-day operation and maintenance of municipal rights-of-way, park reserves and public lands. This position also lends assistance to staff horticulturalists as required. 

Candidates best suited will have experience and knowledge handling, maintaining, and operating light equipment, which may include tractors and mowing equipment, and general mechanical abilities are required. Welding and carpentry experience is an asset.

You must have written and verbal communication skills in order to record daily reports and logs and communicate effectively with the public to provide good customer services. A valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s licence is required (trailer-towing experience is an asset).

The ability and willingness to work under minimal supervision and perform physical labour outdoors in all types of weather is required.

 

IT Summer Student #1307

Department: Corporate Services

Feb 28, 2018 Apply

May 1 - August 31

The IT summer student is responsible for assisting in the provision of technical support and maintenance of the county’s network environment as directed. 

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Configures and deploy new computer systems/laptops and software, as required, and assist with customized user settings once deployed
  2. Creates new user accounts and configuring user profiles.
  3. Maintains, troubleshoots, and manages user access.
  4. Configures and deploys mobile devices such as smartphones, iPads, etc.
  5. Provides help desk support on a variety of Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD, and ArcGIS.
  6. Prepares systems for disposal.
  7. Communicates effectively with municipal staff, council, and others.
  8. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.
  9. Participates in the county health, safety, and wellness program as required.
  10. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

The preferred candidate will be registered in a computing science program or related discipline. The incumbent must have developing analytical and troubleshooting skills and be familiar with Microsoft Office 2007. The incumbent must be able to work with minimal supervision; demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a team environment, and be able to maintain effective working relations with team members and users through effective communication.

Summer Enforcement Officer #1306

Department: Enforcement Services

Feb 28, 2018 Apply

May 1 to August 31

The summer enforcement officer works both independently and as part of a team primarily in the Off Highway Vehicle program and performs other duties as required. Candidates enrolled in or who have recently completed a law enforcement or emergency services post-secondary education program are preferred. 

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Obey all safety rules as set out in the Leduc County Health, Safety and Wellness Manual.
  2. Comply with Enforcement Services standard operating procedures.
  3. Operate all types of off highway vehicles.
  4. Be responsible for the day-to-day monitoring and servicing of equipment and machinery to ensure safe and proper operation.
  5. Operate and maintain Enforcement Services vehicles as required.
  6. Assist Enforcement Service members with related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

  • A valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s Licence and suitable driving record
  • The ability to operate off-highway vehicles (training may be provided)
  • Physically capable of performing required uniform duties
  • The ability to work various shifts including evenings & weekends
  • Current security clearance (criminal records check)

Please note that candidates with a Pleasure Craft Operator’s Card are preferred.

Summer Utility Workers (3) #1008

Department: Public Works & Engineering

Feb 28, 2018 Apply

May 1 to August 31

The summer utility workers work outdoors in all weather conditions with minimal supervision in support of the day-to-day operation and maintenance of municipal roads, rights-of-way, property, facilities, equipment and other municipal infrastructure.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Assists in the day-to-day operation and maintenance of municipal roads, rights-of-ways, properties, facilities, equipment, and other municipal infrastructure:
    1. Repairs and patches municipal gravel, cold mix, and hot mix surfaced roads;
    2. Ensures municipal roadways and rights-of-ways are clear of litter, garbage, dead animals, rocks, brush, and trees;
    3. Installs, removes, repairs, and cleans roadway signs and rural address signs;
    4. Installs, removes, repairs, steams, and cleans culverts in rights-of way;
    5. Installs, removes, and repairs permanent and temporary fencing in rights-of ways;
    6. Inspects and maintains municipal shops, yards, parking lots, sidewalks, and other properties;
    7. Assists in the maintenance of other infrastructure such as solid waste transfer station sites, sanitary sewer manholes, and other water and wastewater facilities;
    8. Operates and maintains trucks, light equipment, and other equipment used to carry out duties;
    9. Maintains and stores tools required for work safety;
    10. Assists with clean-up following construction and maintenance projects; and
    11. Assists the area foremen and utilities officers to locate underground utilities.
  2. Ensures that the area foreman is regularly updated on the condition of municipal roads, and reports any major problems.
  3. Provides traffic accommodation such as flagging and signage required for gravelling, dust control, construction, and maintenance activities.
  4. Assists in collecting traffic data by undertaking manual traffic counts and by installing and removing portable traffic counters as directed.
  5. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.
  6. Participates in the county health, safety, and wellness program as required.
  7. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

Completion of high school diploma is preferred. Knowledge of handling, maintaining, and operating light equipment, which may include tractors and mowing equipment, and general mechanical abilities are required. Welding and carpentry experience would be an asset.

Must have written and verbal communication skills in order to record daily reports and logs and communicate effectively with the public to provide good customer services.  A valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license is required (trailer towing experience would be an asset).

Must be able and willing to work under minimal supervision and perform physical labour outdoors in all types of weather. Shift work and standby/call-out for emergency duties is required.

Summer Agricultural Utility Worker #1006

Department: Agricultural Services

Feb 28, 2018 Apply

May 1 to August 31

The agricultural utility worker works outdoors in all weather conditions with minimal supervision in support of the day-to-day operation and maintenance of municipal rights-of-way, park reserves, and public lands.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Regularly operate tractors, mowers, trucks, and truck-trailer units in maintaining municipal right-of-ways, park reserves, and public land.
  2. Occasionally operates live power take-off equipment such as mowers, roto-vators, and grass seeders, to maintain municipal right-of-ways, park reserves, and public land.
  3. Monitors and services equipment and machinery to ensure safe and proper operation.
  4. Ensures that the agricultural foreman is regularly updated on the condition of municipal equipment, and reports any major problems.
  5. Occasionally hauls equipment, materials.
  6. Assists the pest control officer in assessing potential flooding damage due to beaver activity and assists in the removal of beaver dams that are causing flooding issues.
  7. Assists in the removal of problem wildlife in accordance with provincial regulations.
  8. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.
  9. Participates in the county's health, safety, and wellness program as required.
  10. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

Completion of high school diploma is preferred. Knowledge of handling, maintaining, and operating light equipment, which may include tractors and mowing equipment, and general mechanical abilities are required. Welding and carpentry experience would be an asset. Must have written and verbal communication skills in order to record daily reports and logs and communicate effectively with the public to provide good customer services. A valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s licence is required (trailer towing experience would be an asset). Must be able and willing to work under minimal supervision and perform physical labour outdoors in all types of weather. Shift work and standby/call-out for emergency duties is required.

Summer Spray Operators (3) #1005

Department: Agricultural Services

Feb 28, 2018 Apply

May 1 to August 31

Spray operators are responsible for operating and maintaining vehicles, spraying equipment, machinery, tractors and tow trailers involved in department vegetation management operations, and maintenance of municipal right-of-ways.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Obeys all safety rules as set out in the Leduc County Health and Safety Manual, and adheres to safe work practices:
    • Wears proper clothing during handling, spraying, and mixing of chemicals; the county shall supply coveralls, respirators, rubber gloves, and eye protection equipment for the spray crews
    • Provides personal rubber boots that are to be kept in the spray truck; no running shoes are allowed
    • Ensures no smoking is permitted during spraying operations
    • Washes with soap and water before any consumption of food or water; clean water and soap shall be provided in each spray truck
  2. Ensures all spraying procedures comply with provincial regulations and guidelines set out in the handbook of Standards and Good Practices for Industrial Vegetation Management:
    • When spraying is done from the inside of a truck, the truck windows must be closed (e.g. roadside spraying)
    • Caution must be used to avoid spraying off targeted species
    • Spills must be kept to a minimum and cleaned up immediately
    • All spraying, mixing, or handling of pesticides must be done by qualified personnel in well-ventilated areas
    • Any mixing of pesticide must comply with the registered label of that pesticide
    • Any unused pesticide must be stored in its original container
  3. Regularly operates tractors, mowers, trucks, and truck-trailer units in maintaining municipal right-of-ways, park reserves, and public land.
  4. Occasionally operates trucks, trailers, tractors, and live power take-off equipment such as mowers, roto-vators and grass seeders, to maintain municipal right-of-ways, park reserves, and public land.
  5. Manages the day-to-day monitoring and servicing of equipment and machinery to ensure safe and proper operation.
  6. Occasionally hauls equipment, materials, supplies, and refuse as assigned by the supervisor.
  7. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the administrative staff policy handbook.
  8. Participates in the county's health, safety and wellness program as required.
  9. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

A valid Alberta Class 3 driver’s licence, a pesticide applicator license and knowledge of common weeds in the region is an asset as is knowledge of farm machinery and basic mechanics of spraying equipment. In addition, the incumbent must be able to run GPS spraying systems and calibrate injection spray equipment. A farm machinery background and/or experience is an asset. The incumbent must be able to work under minimal supervision, must possess good interpersonal skills, and must maintain good public relations while performing duties. The incumbent must be willing to learn, be able to follow oral and written instructions, and be able to perform physical labour outdoors.

Summer Light Equipment Operator #1004

Department: Agricultural Services

Feb 28, 2018 Apply

May 1 to August 31

The light equipment operator is responsible for operating and maintaining equipment, machinery, tractors, and tow trailers, and is involved in department mowing and road slope-seeding operations.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  1. Operates tractors, mowers, trucks, and truck-trailer units to maintain municipal right-of-ways, park reserves, and public land.
  2. On occasion, operates trucks, trailers, tractors, and live power take-off equipment such as mowers, roto-vators and grass seeders, to maintain municipal right-of-ways, park reserves and public land.
  3. Performs day-to-day monitoring and servicing of equipment and machinery to ensure safe and proper operation.
  4. Hauls equipment, materials, supplies, and refuse as assigned by the supervisor.
  5. Adheres to guidelines as set out in the Human Resource Policy Manual.
  6. Participates in the county's health, safety and wellness program as required.
  7. Performs related duties as required.

Qualifications, abilities and skills:

The minimum level of education required by this position is a high school diploma supplemented by a minimum one year experience in light equipment and machinery operation and maintenance. Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written), the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment, as well as independently, and the ability to follow oral and written directions are all required. A farm machinery background and/or experience is an asset. The incumbent must have a valid class 5 Alberta driver’s licence.

We thank everyone for your application; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.