We offer an excellent work environment

Employment Opportunities

Every season, Melbern Vegetation hires many new staff members, and we are always on the lookout for good people. We have opportunities for work out of our main office Southwest of Beaverlodge, AB, and our satellite offices in Grande Prairie, Alberta, and Dawson Creek, British Columbia.

The seasonal nature of our business makes us a perfect fit for College and University students who are looking to finance their education through summer work, as well as High School students for the months of July and August. Fall work may be available for the right applicants.

We offer competitive wages, advancement opportunities, and an excellent work environment.

Positions Available

Position: Pesticide Applicators

Description: The Position of Pesticide Applicator includes the responsibility of supervising a crew. The applicator is responsible for Spraying Pesticides on Oil and Gas Leases.

Requirements: Alberta, or BC Industrial Pesticide Applicator Certification, eGSO, TDG, WHMIS, H2S Alive, First Aid, ATV training, Bear Awareness, Valid Driver’s License, Leadership Skills, Organizational Skills, Some Computer Skills.

Position: Spraying Assistant

Description: A spraying assistant gives assistance to the applicator. This may include spraying duties, paperwork, data entry, map reading, and aiding in Chemical mixing.

Requirements: eGSO, TDG, WHMIS, H2S Alive, First Aid, ATV Safety Course, Bear Awareness, Valid Driver’s License, Organizational Skills, Some Computer Skills.

Position: Mower Operator/Supervisor

Description: The position of Mowing operator includes supervising a mowing crew. The operator will operate a tractor with a pull behind, or a three point hitch mower, on Oil and Gas leases. The Operator is also responsible for supervising between one and four grass whip operators on the site.

Requirements: eGSO, TDG, WHMIS, H2S Alive, First Aid, Valid Driver’s License, Leadership Skills, Organizational Skills. Tractor experience and basic mechanical abilities are an asset.

Position: Grass Whip Operator

Description: This job requires the employee to operate a gas powered grass trimmer/brush cutter to trim grass in ditches and around facilities on oil and gas leases. The work is physically demanding, and requires applicants have the physical ability and stamina to do the work.

Requirements: eGSO, TDG, WHMIS, H2S Alive, First Aid, Bear Awareness, Valid Driver’s License, Positive attitude, and the willingness to take instruction.

Position: Office Assistant

Description: This position may be available in all locations, for work between approximately the last week of May until approximately the end of August. The job includes Data entry, making and receiving calls in a professional manner, and communication with field crews, management, and customers. Office assistants at the satellite locations in Dawson Creek and Grande Prairie may be required to work in the field occasionally, depending on staffing needs.

Requirements: Computer experience, effective communication, and a good organizational skills are essential to this position. Safety courses are required in the satellite locations (eGSO, TDG, WHMIS, H2S Alive, First Aid, Bear Awareness), along with a valid Driver’s License.


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Please feel free to email or fax your resume (with references please) to us for the upcoming summer work season. We accept resumes until positions are filled.

All Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age and have a valid driver's licence to be considered for employment.

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Relevant Courses

    • Alberta Pesticide Applicator Exam
    • British Columbia Pesticide Applicator Exam
    • H2S Alive Training
    • WHMIS Training
    • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)Training
    • Standard First Aid Training
    • ATV Safety Training (certification is provided in house)
    • UTV Safety Training