Western Aerial Applications Ltd., Canada's leader in precision aerial application is currently looking to hire for the following positions:

Seasonal Helicopter Ground Crew – Loader

Job Description:
Ground support crewmember for aerial (helicopter) pesticide application in forestry. Duties will include pesticide handling, mixing and loading, detailed record keeping, and includes working safely around aircraft, safe driving practices, and maintaining company vehicles and equipment. Other duties may include fuel handling and/or fuelling aircraft as directed by the Pilot in Command.

Work involves extensive travel throughout British Columbia and Alberta, and individuals must be accustomed to working long hours. Individuals must be able to withstand the rigors of fieldwork which includes early mornings, split shifts, and evenings. Work will include weekends and statutory holidays as well.

The Ground Crew – Loader works as part of a three-man team with a Crew Chief and Pilot in Command. The Pilot in Command is the team leader.

Must possess a valid Canadian driver's license. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and provide a Driver's Abstract with their resume. Standards and measures of work include safety, trust, professionalism, customer service, teamwork, consistency, and production. Preference will be given to applicants who hold some or all of the following:

• BC and/or Alberta Pesticide Applicators Certificate – Forestry Category
• Survival First Aid – Level 1 and Transportation Endorsement
• WHMIS training
• S100 Forest Fire Suppression
• Transportation Dangerous Goods
• H2S training
• ISO 14001 and EMS training
• Power-saw training
• Bear Aware training

Salary/Benefits to be discussed. Anticipated term of employment from July 1 to September 30. Submit resume with relevant certificates and driver's abstract, attention Jon Fritz, or fax (604) 792-3358.