Job Posted Dec 12, 2023

Number of Vacancies:

Job Posting Length:
Five weeks

Canadian Workers or Permanent Residents

Business Operation:
Municipal Government

Agriculture and Environmental Stewardship Coordinator

Employment Terms:
Permanent (year-round)

City: Ranchland (Nanton)

Provincial Area:
Southern Alberta

Marketed to:
Male or Female


M.D. of Ranchland No. 66

The Municipal District of Ranchland is looking for an exceptional individual to build and deliver agriculture and environmental stewardship initiatives as well as supporting the Agricultural Feldman in the delivery of legislative duties and programs. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, with the opportunity to make a difference.

Wage and Benefits

Wage Rate:
Competitive Wages

Wage Info:
Dependent on Experience

Worker Accommodation:

Experience and Education

Driver’s License (required):

See Job Description

Job Experience:
2-3 years

Job Duties


Farm Machinery:

Jobduties : Key Responsibilities:
•       Develop and deliver resource management extension programming to increase awareness, understanding and implementation of sustainable agricultural practices.
•       Promote self-assessment tools and assist producers with and uptake of Provincial and Federal environmental stewardship initiatives.
•       Develop and maintain relationships with producers, government, and non-government agencies.
•       Identify and secure funding for stewardship projects.
•       Support the Agricultural Fieldman and Assistant Agricultural Fieldman in the administration and enforcement of the Alberta Weed Control Act, Soil Conservation Act and   Agricultural Pest Act.
•       Provide administrative support to the Agricultural Fieldman.

Job Description:

Education : Qualifications:
•       Degree or Diploma in Environmental or Agricultural Sciences
•       An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
•       Valid class 5 driver’s license, satisfactory drivers abstract required.
•       Criminal record check required.
•       Advanced knowledge and proficiency of Office 365 Word, Excel and Outlook
•       Experience with ArcGIS and mapping an asset.
•       Accurate and detailed, record keeping skills.
•       Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
•       Self-motivated, strong work ethic and the ability to work with minimum supervision.
•       Time-management skills with the ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks within deadlines.
•       Knowledge of Ranching and Agricultural best management practices, agricultural background an asset.
•       Ability to lift and carry up to 25 kg.

How to apply:

Deadline: Interested individuals are invited to submit their resumes by 10:00 AM Wednesday January 17, 2024,                                                                                                                                 via email to

Date Job Start : 2023-12-07


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