Office Hours: 8:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm Monday through Friday

Employment Opportunity

The Bow River Irrigation District is looking to fill the following positions.

Ditch Rider


The BRID is looking for a ditch rider in the Vauxhall area. Ditch riders are responsible for operating the water distribution system and maintaining water use records. This position reports to the Operations Supervisor.

This position may be either year-round or seasonal during the irrigation season, dependent on the preference and qualifications of the successful applicant. Year-round employment would involve working in our maintenance department during the non irrigation season.

The successful application will:

  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Reside in the Vauxhall area during irrigation season (company housing is available)
  • Have strong record-keeping skills
  • Be well-motivated and able to work with limited supervision
  • Be mechanically inclined
  • Have strong computer literacy

Please include in a resume all personal attributes, training, education and work experience that may be used in consideration for employment and indicate preference for seasonal or year-round work.

The BRID offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits including paid vacation and sick leave, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, as well as participation in the Local Authorities Pension Plan.

The closing date for receipt of applications will be at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021. Those interested in applying for the position should submit resumes to:

Human Resources
Bow River Irrigation District
Box 140
Vauxhall, AB, T0K 2K0
Phone: (403)-654-2111
Fax: (403)-654-4197
Email:

We thank all who apply, however, only those we wish to interview will be contacted.