Water Coordinator Intern (Central Division Taber area)

Dec 20, 2023

Water Coordinator Intern (Central Division Taber area)

We are growing and seeking self-motivated individuals to join our team as a seasonal full time Water Coordinator Intern in our Central Division (Taber area)

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 FULL TIME SEASONAL positions available:

Central Division (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.


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.

8-hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability

This posting will remain open until February 2, 2024.

Please send resumes to: roliver@smrid.com and hr@smrid.com

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