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ACE Vegetation

Feb 04, 2021

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.

Please note the required qualifications in this posting

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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 Anticipated job start date May 3 in Nisku AB.
  • 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

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