Career Opportunity: Agronomics Supervisor

Lac Ste. Anne County seeks a qualified Agronomics Supervisor to join its Agricultural Services department. Check out the requirements below and then apply for the job if you see a fit.

Agronomics Supervisor

Full-time Permanent Position

Under the direction of the Agricultural Services Manager, this role oversees the County’s weed inspection program; crop pest and disease surveillance; administration of provincial acts relating to agriculture; and ag extension and outreach programming. This position is also responsible for the supervision of the County’s Weed, Pest, and Crop Inspectors. Duties include:

  • Supervising, implementing, and enforcing the County’s weed inspection and clubroot inspection programs;
  • Supervising and implementing a grasshopper survey program, as well as alternate agricultural weed, pest, and disease surveys/programs as directed by the Province, Agriculture Services Manager, senior Administration, and/or County Council;
  • Managing the biological control program for noxious and prohibited noxious weeds on municipal lands;
  • Organizing, implementing, and promoting extension and outreach programming related to agriculture, including workshops, tours, field days, open houses, and information sessions;
  • Assisting in the creation and maintenance of County documents, including budgets, agreements, inventories, and grant claims, as they relate to the Agricultural Services department;
  • Responsible for the inspection of all private seed cleaning facilities within the municipality;
  • Assisting in the identification of plants, insects, and disease related to agriculture;
  • Making farm calls and receiving members of the public at the County Administration Office;
  • Promoting and maintaining a positive working relationship with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Lac Ste. Anne County Council, Lac Ste. Anne County Agriculture Service Board, and the ratepayers within Lac Ste. Anne County; and
  • Providing County Council and the Agricultural Service Board with updates on programs, services and equipment.

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Interested applicants are asked to submit letters of application, resumes or general inquiries in confidence to Kathryn Kerr at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The County thanks all applicants in advance for their interest in the above position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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