Office Hours: 8:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm Monday through Friday

Employment Opportunity

The Bow River Irrigation District is looking to fill the following positions.

Maintenance Foreman


The Bow River Irrigation District is looking for a Maintenance Foreman. This position will be for 5 days (40 hours) per week.

Duties include:

  • Overseeing regular maintenance of the district:
    1. Communicating with ditch riders regarding maintenance requirements in their areas
    2. Being familiar with rehabilitation work being proposed in the district
    3. Submit maintenance needs for the annual winter works program
    4. Project management
  • Overseeing pipeline construction:
    1. Ensuring first calls have been done
    2. Coordination of materials
    3. Supervision of labourers and equipment operators
    4. Pre-job planning
    5. Managing crossing agreements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and leadership skills
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances during construction
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and a strong safety ethic

The BRID offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including paid vacation and sick leave, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, as well as participation in the Local Authorities Pension Plan.

It would be considered an asset for the candidate to have a Class 1 driver’s license as well as the ability to operate various types of heavy equipment.

The closing date for receipt of applications will be at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021. Those interested in applying for the position should submit resumes to:

Human Resources
Bow River Irrigation District
Box 140
Vauxhall, AB
T0K 2K0
Phone: (403)-654-2111
Fax: (403)-654-4197
Email:

 

We thank all who apply, however, only those we wish to interview will be contacted.


Operations Assistant


The Bow River Irrigation District is looking for an Operations Assistant. This is a permanent, full-time position for 5 days (40 hours) per week, reporting to the Operations Supervisor.

Duties include:

  • Coordinating and monitoring water operations
  • Maintenance of water delivery infrastructure
  • Compiling data
  • Flow measurement
  • General labour

The successful candidate will have:

  • Have strong record keeping abilities
  • Have excellent written communication, math and computer skills
  • Have the ability to perform moderate manual labour
  • Be well-motivated
  • Be able to work with limited supervision

The successful candidate must possess a valid driver’s license.

The BRID offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including paid vacation and sick leave, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, as well as participation in the Local Authorities Pension Plan.

The closing date for receipt of applications will be at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021. Those interested in applying for the position should submit resumes to:

Human Resources
Bow River Irrigation District
Box 140
Vauxhall, AB
T0K 2K0
Phone: (403)-654-2111
Fax: (403)-654-4197
Email:

 

We thank all who apply, however, only those we wish to interview will be contacted.