Sure Shot Environmental

Seasonal Herbicide Applicator

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Looking for self-motivated and hard-working persons to join our growing team! We offer competitive wages, daily living out allowance, cover cost of accommodation and additional on-the-job safety training. Our industry is fast paced and is constantly evolving and growing. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding summer job, we have the answer! Possibility of permanent full-time work after the summer (if desired).    

Posted On:
Closing On:
Friday, 15th February 2019
Monday, 26th August 2024
Education: None
Duration: Summer: May through end of August
Travel: Province-wide; all work is 'out of town'

Job Description:

Sure Shot Environmental Ltd. is an Alberta-based company providing Industrial Vegetation Management Services to Utility, Oil and Gas, Pipeline and Municipal sectors. Sure Shot specializes in herbicide application, utility consulting, environmental assessments, tree trimming/pruning, tree slashing and hazard tree removal. Sure Shot is committed to our Health and Safety Program and providing high quality, professional services to our customers.

We are currently looking for Seasonal Herbicide Applicators.

This is a summer position treating utility facilities and right-of-ways with herbicides for the control of noxious weeds and incompatible brush. Personnel are required to work away from home base for extended periods as the work locations are throughout the province of Alberta.  This is a challenging position for the person who is self motivated, enjoys independent working and is committed to a safe and positive work environment.


·       Full-time, temporary opportunity (May through August)

·       Team environment dedicated to safety, training and quality

·       Travel throughout Alberta

·       Outdoor work

·       Above average earning potential

·       Living Out Allowance and paid accommodations when working away from home base

·       Full-time employment potential beyond the summer

·       Safety training provided

Preferred Skills:

·       18 years of age or older

·       Physically fit – able to carry a 20-30lbs backpack for extended time frames

·       Self motivated, with excellent time management and communication skills

·       Ability to work as part of a small team with minimal direct supervision

·       Able to work away from home for extended periods throughout the months of May to the end of Aug

·       Must have reliable transportation to/from our Lacombe operations office

·       Standard First Aid/CPR and CSTS required

·       Valid Class 5 Drivers License mandatory (Class 1 or 3 with airbrakes is an asset)

·       Previous experience in environmental, forestry, agricultural and reclamation fields is an asset

·       AB Industrial Pesticide Applicators or AB Authorized Assistant certification is an asset

·       UTV, H2S certifications are assets