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Water District Operator

The Eastern Irrigation District (EID), Brooks, Alberta, seeks a full time Water Operator to join our water delivery team.

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 298,000 acres of irrigated farmland plus all of the lakes / reservoirs, wetlands, industries, municipalities and many rural acreages throughout our region. Building on a proud 80 year history, the EID maintains its focus on agriculture, sustainability and social responsibility.

The Water Operator, reports to the Superintendent and the Assistant Superintendent, works alongside 10 other divisional team members. This position is responsible for:

  • receiving and responding to water delivery and cancellation orders from farmers and other water users,
  • timely and efficient distribution of water,
  • maintaining accurate, up-to-date records such as water delivery, crop type and irrigation method,
  • monitoring and maintenance of water delivery and drainage infrastructure,
  • being on call 24/7 during the irrigation season, and
  • • during the non-irrigation season the Water Operator will, as part of a construction crew, perform a variety of tasks, which may range from labourer duties to operating light or heavy equipment.

Key Skills and Competencies

The individual must have a broad set of skills and competencies, including, but not limited to:

  • strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, produce accurate results and meet deadlines
  • self-motivated with the ability and willingness to work independently as well as productively and cooperatively in a team environment
  • effective interpersonal communication skills
  • basic computer knowledge
  • minimum class 5 operator’s license
  • knowledge of irrigation farming and experience in the maintenance or construction fields are assets

The EID 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. Closing dates for all applicants is Aug 13, 2018.

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

Seasonal Positions

The Eastern Irrigation District, Brooks, Alberta, seeks an energetic, well organized individual to fill a student seasonal position. The Applicant should be well motivated and able to perform his/her duties with limited supervision. A valid Alberta Driver's License is required. Applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary institute for the fall of 2018 to be eligible for this position.

The following position is available:

  • MOWER OPERATOR – SOUTH DIVISION/LABOURER

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 May 18, 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