Water Coordinator Intern West Division

Nov 17, 2023

Water Coordinator Intern (West Division – Broxburn shop)


Full time Seasonal Position – Start date is January 2024

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 dams that are used to deliver water to irrigators and others in our SMRID system.

Residency within 60 km is a requirement.

Responsibilities and Duties

This full-time seasonal position will be an internship position 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.

This posting will remain open until December 31, 2023.
Please send cover letters and resumes to smarose@smrid.com and hr@smrid.com

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

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