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Seasonal Herbicide Applicator

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Job Order #: 5673868

Employer Name:
West Country Energy Services
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Length of Employment:
April 29th till TBD
Grade 12
No Experience
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Employer Name:
West Country Energy Services

Employer Address:
S9H 3V5

Contact Name:
Sean Cuthbert

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Employer Website:

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What do we have to offer?

Great Pay and Industry Leading Training
- Competitive wages
- We provide training in preparation to write the Herbicide Applicators License test.
- Additional comprehensive training with the local division managers to teach you everything you need to know in order to do your job safely and effectively
- We pay for your Construction Safety Training System (CSTS) course
- Task-specific tickets and/or training for any additional tasks you may perform, such as operation of ATV/UTVs (Argos, Side-by-sides, Hagglund), Skidsteer loader, Tractors, and other specialized equipment.

A Great Work Environment
- We are known in the Vegetation Control industry as a leader in safety, quality, and professionalism
- Our management team has over 100 years of combined experience in the industry
- Opportunities for advancement  we have limited year-round positions available, and almost all of our managers and foremen started out in the position you are applying for
- The best equipment and technology  our fleet of custom-built vehicles is well maintained and equipped with the newest and most state-of-art technology

What we require of you prior to your start date (End of April):

- You have your H2S Alive and Standard First Aid w/ CPR Tickets
- You are over 18 and posses at least a class 5 drivers license. A current Drivers Abstract will be required
- You have an energetic, positive, team-oriented attitude, and don't mind early mornings, long days, and weekends.
- You must be able to pass a drug & alcohol test prior to hiring and throughout the season as required by our customers safety policies.

For more information or to apply, please visit our website at and click on the Careers tab.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Travel expenses paid by employer
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Willing to travel overnight
 - Willing to travel regularly
 - Willing to travel
 - Vehicle supplied by employer
Type of Machinery or Equipment
 - Pick-up truck
 - Small engine equipment
 - Sprayer or duster
 - Tractor mower
 - Tractor
 - Weed trimmer/edger
Specific Skills
 - Cut grass
 - Repair and maintain equipment
 - Weed, prune and trim trees and plants
 - Write daily basic progress reports
Work Location Information
 - Willing to relocate
 - Various locations
 - Rural community
 - Urban area
 - On-site customer service
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Bending, crouching, kneeling
 - Walking
 - Standing for extended periods
 - Combination of sitting, standing, walking
 - Attention to detail
 - Physically demanding
 - Repetitive tasks
 - Tight deadlines
 - Work under pressure
Own Tools/Equipment
 - Steel-toed safety boots
Work Site Environment
 - Hot
 - Dusty
 - Wet/damp
 - Outdoors


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