Assistant Community Pasture Range Riders

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Special Areas Board

Job Category: SeasonalWage
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Community Pastures
Competition No: 641000
Range Rider Assistant Positions (May-Oct 2022)
  • Hourly rates starting at $22.1269 – $25.3356 depending upon experience
  • 40-hour work week (Monday through Friday) – Overtime may be required
Summary & Workplace
  • Enjoy a challenging and rewarding seasonal position that will have you working outside in Special Areas during the late spring and summer months at one of our four (4) Community Pasture locations:
    • Bullpound Community Pasture
    • Sounding Creek Community Pasture
    • Remount Community Pasture
    • Buffalo-Atlee Community Pasture
Key Duties & Description Key Duties will include: 

  • Assisting the Community Pasture Supervisor with admitting, checking, treating, moving, sorting, recording, and exiting cattle from the pasture
  • Miscellaneous maintenance and repair work on buildings, fences, water systems and corrals
  • Delivering the Special Areas Safety Program and all reporting requirements
  • Other related duties
Requirements
  • Experience in handling livestock under range conditions;
  • Previous community pasture experience is an asset
  • Successful applicant must supply their own horses and tack
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence
  • Physical capabilities to perform job duties – required lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion and use good judgement
Important Considerations 
  • ­­­­­­­These are designated safety sensitive positions and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employees
  • These positions will be working outside completing fieldwork in rural-remote areas, in all weather conditions
  • Overtime work may be expected as a part of this role
  • Housing accommodation may be supplied
  • Please include a contact email address on application or resume
Additional Information
  • Brett Richards – Special Areas No. 2 Administrator – 403-854-5600

Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number to:

 

We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to SpecialAreasHR@specialareas.ab.ca