Summer Employment Opportunity – Herbicide Applicator

In by Melissa

Arbor-Tech Utility Services Ltd
May 14, 2023
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
$20.00-$28.00 an hour
  • Medicine Hat


Summer Employment Opportunity – Herbicide Applicator

Arbor-Tech Utility Services Ltd. is an Alberta based, full-service Vegetation Management Company providing professional services to the Utility, Oil and Gas, Pipeline, Forestry and Municipal industries. Our core services are tree trimming/pruning, tree slashing including hazard tree removal, mulching, herbicide application and consulting/patrolling/consenting. We have a team of qualified and dedicated employees, an industry leading Health and Safety Program, and a varied range of state-of-the-art equipment. We are committed to building and maintaining a strong and proactive culture of high-quality service for our customers. Above all we strive to provide safe, efficient, and cost-effective solutions for all requirements.


We are currently looking for applicants interested in securing their 2023 summer employment as Seasonal Herbicide Applicators, working throughout Alberta. The position involves working outdoors, travelling the back country of the province, living out of town, and controlling vegetation on Utility Right-of-Ways. We cover all accommodations and a $50 daily living-out-allowance is paid on top of wages. If you are self motivated, reliable, enjoy working on a team, and are committed to a safe and positive work environment then we want to hear from you.

Average 65 hours per week. Salary $20 - $28 per hour.


· 18 years of age or older

· Physically fit

· Able to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening test

· Able to pass a criminal record check

The following are considered additional assets:

· Relevant Post-Secondary Education

· AB Industrial Pesticide Applicators Certificate

· Herbicide application experience

· Valid Class 5 DL, Class 3 or Airbrakes

· UTV Licence

· Standard First Aid/CPR, H2S

This is a full-time, seasonal opportunity, beginning May 2023, for individuals with the right attitude who want to grow their skill set in a demanding, challenging and rewarding industry. This position is ideally suited to summer students as the scheduling coincides with summer break, typically May-Aug. We offer a competitive compensation package and company sponsored benefits. For the right individual, a full-time, permanent position may be available.

Job Type: Seasonal

Salary: $20.00-$28.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Work Location: On the road

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