Bionera, Forestburg, Alberta
Bionera and its parent company, PRT Growing Services, are the leaders in establishing and managing large-scale woody biomass plantations to help solve energy, waste management and environmental issues. Reporting the Project Manager, Bionera’s Field Supervisor is responsible for supervising willow planting crews of approximately 11-15 people. This is a supervisory position that will require you to work with planting crews, as well as operating forklifts and/or skid-steer machinery.
The duration of the planting project is expected to last 4-6 weeks, potential for longer-term position for the right person.
Compensation, Benefits & Workplace Culture:
o Competitive hourly wages, matching your level of experience and ability; $20-25/hour
o Project completion bonus
o We provide a supportive team structured workplace, a strong safety culture, and a commitment to the environment.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
The ideal candidate will have:
o A degree or diploma in agriculture, crop production, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
o Five or more years of horticulture or crop production experience
o Experience leading and managing crop production teams
o Demonstrated experience and understanding of safety requirements and legislation as it related to farm equipment
o Working knowledge of general machine maintenance
o Ability to operate small farm equipment and skid steers
o Effective communication and reporting experience
o Knowledge or experience with continuous process improvement in a production environment will been seen as an asset
Westmoreland Paintearth Mine. Candidates will be required to meet (marshalling point) in Forestburg, AB, from which transportation will be provided to the mine.
We offer a range of short rotation willow crop services that are ideally suited to municipal and industrial operations, including establishment and maintenance of short-rotation willow crop plantation. Together, with our associates in the environmental consulting and irrigation industries, we can provide low-risk, turn-key solutions for disposal of municipal and industrial waste, including biosolids and wastewater.
How to Apply:
Please apply through the Career Page of our website at https://www.smartrecruiters.com/PRT/743999709427463-field-supervisor Applications will be accepted until the selected candidate is hired.
Thank you for applying; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract
Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour