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Accounting Supervisor

Due to an impending retirement, the Eastern Irrigation District (EID), Brooks, Alberta, seeks a full time Accounting Supervisor, serving a key role within the corporation.

The EID, a leader amongst Alberta’s irrigation districts, is an integral component of the economic, environmental and social fabric of southeastern Alberta. Our core business is the delivery of water to 300,000 acres of irrigated farmland plus all of the lakes/reservoirs, wetlands, industries, municipalities and many rural acreages throughout our region. The District also operates a fleet of heavy construction equipment that performs rehabilitation and maintenance on our 4,000 km of delivery and drainage systems. Building on a proud 80 year history, the EID maintains its focus on agriculture, sustainability and social responsibility.

Brooks, one of Alberta’s cities, has a young population, diverse economy and an unique multi-cultural flavour. Located on the TransCanada Highway, 1.5 hours southeast of Calgary, Brooks is the region’s service centre with first class professional, retail, medical, educational and recreational services and facilities. The County of Newell, supported by strong agricultural and oil & gas sectors, surrounds Brooks and offers abundant opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.

This position reports to the Assistant General Manager – Corporate Services with a supporting staff encompassing reception / cashier; human resources / payroll; accounts receivable and payable; and records management.

Key responsibilities include:

  • efficient, timely and accurate completion of corporate accounting functions including billings, payments, budgeting, financial reports and statements;
  • corporate records management;
  • maintaining and updating the suite of accounting-related software;
  • coaching, training and supporting accounting staff and other staff involved with related functions.

Qualifications:

  • accounting degree or equivalent post-secondary education combined with at least 5 years of broadly-based experience, including preparation of monthly and annual financial statements. Professional accounting designation is an asset.
  • minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in a similar setting, including experience coaching, training and developing team members.
  • strong analytical, reconciliation, research and problem-solving skills.
  • technical proficiency in the use of accounting software; ideally with GP Dynamics, Smart Lists, Management Reporter, Storm, Microsoft Word and Excel software.
  • effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce accurate results and meet deadlines.
  • bondable with a clean criminal records report.
  • valid Alberta Class 5 vehicle operator’s licence.

The Eastern Irrigation District offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package including a defined benefit pension plan, along with learning and development opportunities. Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume to humanresources@eid.ca

We thank all applicants for your interest in the EID; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

humanresources@eid.ca
Box 128
550 Industrial Road West
Brooks, Alberta
Canada, T1R 1B2

Seasonal Campground – Manager

The Eastern Irrigation District (EID), Brooks, Alberta, seeks an energetic, well organized individual to oversee the operation of the District’s Rolling Hills Reservoir Campground located 20 km south of Brooks.

This seasonal position will be responsible for the operation of the campground from May 1 to September 30. The successful applicant will supervise the seasonal student staff and the campground’s maintenance person to ensure that the campground is functioning at an appropriate level. This person must be able to work independently and have proven supervisory skills. Computer and interpersonal skills are prerequisites. Previous experience in operating a similar facility would be an asset. A valid Alberta Driver’s License that is insurable under the District coverage is required and salary will commensurate with experience.

A couple would be considered to fill this position as well as the Seasonal Campground Maintenance Person’s position.

For further information, please contact Shawn Dahl at 403-409-3932 or shawn.dahl@eid.ca

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume to Janice Hill, janice.hill@eid.ca, or humanresources@eid.ca, stating their experience, qualifications, and salary expectations along with three recent relevant work related references.

We thank all applicants for your interest in the EID, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

humanresources@eid.ca
Box 128
550 Industrial Road West
Brooks, Alberta
Canada, T1R 1B2

Seasonal Campground – Maintenance Person

The Eastern Irrigation District (EID), Brooks, Alberta, seeks an energetic, well organized individual to oversee the maintenance of the District’s Rolling Hills Reservoir Campground located 20 km south of Brooks.

This seasonal position will be responsible for the maintenance of the campground from May 1 to September 30. The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day duties to ensure that the campground is operating at an appropriate level. This person must be able to work independently and have proven supervisory skills. Previous experience in operating and maintaining complex sprinkler systems and in operating small equipment such as tractors and skid steer loaders would be an asset. A valid Alberta Driver’s License that is insurable under the District coverage is required and salary will commensurate with experience.

A couple would be considered to fill this position as well as the Seasonal Campground Managers position.

For further information, please contact Shawn Dahl at (403) 409-3932 or shawn.dahl@eid.ca

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume to Janice Hill, janice.hill@eid.ca, or humanresources@eid.ca, stating their experience, qualifications, and salary expectations along with three recent relevant work related references.

We thank all applicants for your interest in the EID, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

humanresources@eid.ca
Box 128
550 Industrial Road West
Brooks, Alberta
Canada, T1R 1B2

Seasonal Position

The Eastern Irrigation District (EID), Brooks, Alberta, seeks an energetic, well organized individuals to fill student seasonal positions (April 25 to Sept 3, 2018) within the EID. Applicants should be well motivated and able to perform his/her duties with limited supervision. A valid Alberta Driver's License is required.

The following positions are offered to our Seasonal staff:

  • SEASONAL HABITAT DEVELOPMENT AIDES
  • ROLLING HILLS CAMPGROUND MAINTENANCE
  • BASSANO DAM TENDERS
  • MOWER OPERATORS
  • LABOURERS

Interested applicants are invited to submit a resume to Janice Hill, janice.hill@eid.ca, or humanresources@eid.ca, stating their experience, qualifications, along with three recent relevant work related references. Deadline for applications will be end of day February 3, 2018.

We thank all applicants for your interest in the EID, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

humanresources@eid.ca
Box 128
550 Industrial Road West
Brooks, Alberta
Canada, T1R 1B2