Seasonal Weed Inspector (CLOSED)

Weed Inspector

Competition #1704 | Closes February 24, 2017

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River requires a Weed Inspector for the period of May to September. The position is based out of the Flatbush sub-office, Monday to Friday with a 40 hour work week.

Closing: This position has now closed.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Weed identification and inspection
  • Administration and enforcement of the Alberta Weed Control Act
  • Assistance in maintenance, repair and delivery of herbicide application equipment
  • Working extensively with the public
  • Other duties as required


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Weed identification and control knowledge
  • Computer aptitude
  • Class 5 Driver’s License
  • A Pesticide Applicator’s Certificate (Agricultural/Industrial) would be an asset
  • Farm background would be an asset


    The successful candidate will receive $18-24/hour, dependent upon education and experience. Accommodations are available on-site at a reasonable cost.

Please mail, fax or e-mail your resume and cover letter in confidence to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 4:00pm on February 24, 2017. Alternately, applicants can sent a resume and cover letter to the address indicated in the footer of the website.

Thank you in advance for your interest; we regret that we can only respond to candidates chosen for interview.


MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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