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

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

This is a seasonal position from early May to the end of August with the possibility of extension into the fall. Please note the required qualifications in this posting web site: 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! We anticipate the job (your training) to start in early May in Nisku, AB.

This position involves: • Working away from home, in the field across western Canada, for extended periods • 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 (Cannabis) 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 with AED • 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).

Wages are $20 -25 per hour depending on experience. First year VMT $14,000-$18,000 plus meal allowance paid over the course of the season Second year VMT $16,000-$22,000 plus meal allowance paid over the course of the season Third year VMT $19,000-$24,000 plus meal allowance paid over the course of the season Accommodations and meal allowances are provided while working away from home base.

Email resume and cover letter to Patrick Sherback:

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

COVID - 19 Considerations: We will comply with our client’s protocols on vaccinations, sanitizing, mask wearing, and physical distancing.

We have a shared commitment to this value and see it as necessary to our working relationships.

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