Home Job Board Mower Operator I
Posted Date: January 8, 2024
Closing Date: January 21, 2024
Sturgeon County has an opening for a seasonal Mower Operator I position beginning in May for approximately 20 weeks. This position operates equipment to mow grass and weeds on municipal lands. The individual is also responsible for cleaning and maintenance of equipment and for keeping accurate records.
This is a safety sensitive position as it operates various equipment on County worksites.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Mowing Grass & Weeds (80%)
Operates a 75-horsepower to 150-horsepower tractor and rotary cutter to mow grass and weeds on municipal road allowances, and park reserves.
Utilizes a variety of tractor implements to perform reclamation work and trail maintenance activities.
Equipment Maintenance (10%)
Cleans and maintain all related equipment and assist with servicing and repairs.
Other Related Duties (10%)
Keeps detailed records of work and equipment maintenance activities.
Performs other vegetation management and park maintenance duties when weather is restrictive to mowing.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Adheres to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
Adheres to all of Sturgeon County’s policies, bylaws, procedures and processes, as well as align work to the Sturgeon County values.
KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND EXPERIENCE
Experience in lawn care and property maintenance.
Experience with trailer hookup, cargo securement and towing.
Experience driving a pickup on gravel roads.
Mechanical knowledge and aptitude to repair and maintain tractors and other implements.
Utility terrain vehicle training or ability to obtain.
National Safety Code Cargo Securement Knowledge Certification or the ability to obtain National Safety Code Orientation or the ability to obtain
National Safety Code Pre-Trip & Cargo Securement Orientation & Evaluation or the ability to obtain
National Safety Code Pre-Trip Knowledge or the ability to obtain
WHMIS 2015 or ability to obtain.
Minimum Emergency First Aid certificate or the ability to obtain prior to start date.
Valid class 5 driver’s license with an acceptable driver’s abstract.
Defensive Driving course certificate, or the ability to obtain prior to start date.
Access to a reliable vehicle to travel to various work sites.
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.