Water Coordinator Intern (Central Division – Taber area)

Apr 23, 2024

Water Coordinator Intern (Central Division – Taber area)

2 Full time Seasonal Positions

We are growing and seeking self-motivated individuals to join our team.

Do you enjoy the outdoors and are seeking a challenging position in which you can grow and learn?
Do you enjoy the thrill of the challenge of helping Irrigators and growing our economy?
The Water Coordinator is that person you see, operating the canals and pipelines that are used to deliver water to Irrigators and others in our SMRID system.

We have two positions available in the Taber area, reporting to our Taber Shop.
Residency within 60 km is a requirement.

Responsibilities and Duties

These are full-time seasonal positions and will be internships with a predetermined training program. The successful candidate will assist a Senior Water Coordinator in the operation of the SMRID District canals / buried pipeline systems in order to deliver water for irrigation and other uses.

Duties include taking water orders, record keeping, and system maintenance within a specific unit of the Irrigation District. On-call status during the months of April to October is required as is working outdoors in all weather conditions and working extended hours in emergency conditions such as during adverse weather.
Pay will reflect work experience and education
Off Water season work includes maintenance and pipeline construction.

Qualifications and Skills

Computer skills are a definite asset, as well as good interpersonal skills since this position requires considerable liaison with the water users.
Valid and Clean Class 5 Driver’s License
Ability to withstand adverse weather conditions as this position will be outdoors.
All candidates are thanked in advance for their interest, only those who are interviewed will be contacted.
As a progressive organization, SMRID is committed to our Vision, Mission and Values, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


The successful applicant will enjoy a 100% Employer paid Health and Dental program through Canada Life upon the completion of a full 3 month waiting period.

These postings will remain open until June 21, 2024. Please send cover letters and resumes to: roliver@smrid.com and hr@smrid.com


    • 8-hour shift
    • Day shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekend availability