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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8-THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD-Seturdiy, October CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WANTED IMMEDIATELY! WAITRESSES and WAITERS TopWtgw Apply In Person to HENRY YEE GOLDEN BRIDGE RESTAURANT 1517 Mayor Mtgnth Drive 328-2529 RESTAURANT MANAGER Required for Lethbridge location. Must have minimum two years experience as a manager of a successful restaurant. Liberal salary and bonus program. Replies held in strict confidence. SMITTY'S PANCAKE HOUSES LTD. Ste. 8th Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta Phone 263-5683 CITY OF LETHBRIDGE DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF There is a position open in the City of Lethbridge Fire Department for a Deputy Fire Chief. DUTIES: The successful Applicant will be required to assist the Fire Chief in the Administration of the Fire Department, and must be capable of assuming the duties of the Fire Chief, as required. QUALIFICATIONS: Grade 12 preferred with course work in Fire Ad- ministration and a minimum of ten years as a Fire- fighter and Officer. SALARY: Salary Range (currently under review.) For further information and application forms, con- tact the Personnel Office, City Hall, Lethbridge, Alberta. Applications will not be accepted after October 15, 1974. ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS The Peace River School Division No. 10 invites applications from interested persons for the position of Assistant Superintendent of Schools with duties to commence as soon as possible. Division employs 155 teachers in 14 schools with an enrolment of APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE: (1) A permanent Alberta teaching certificate. (2) Administration experience in Alberta. (3) Graduate study in curriculum or administra- tion at the University of Alberta or at a univer- sity of equivalent standard. Deputy Officer to the Super- intendent, with responsibility primarily for junior- senior high school curriculum. indicate salary expected in applica- tion. CLOSING DATE: applications to be in the divisional office by Friday, October 18, 1974. Applicants should apply in writing including a complete resume of training and experience. Applica- tions should be sent to: Mr. J. E. Stuart, Superintendent of Schools, Peace River School Division No. 10, P.O. Box 339, PEACE RIVER, Alberta. TRADES-PEOPLE Jobs ire available immediately at FORDIN6 COAL LTD.'S OPEN PIT OPERATIONS IN SOUTHEASTERN B.C. for: Heavy Duty Mechanics Pipefitters Millwrights Applications are desired from journeymen or from repairman with minimum of five years experience in the trade. Company paid employee benefits include: medical, group life insurance, disability income and pension plan. There is a subsidized housing purchase plan for permanent employees. The location is one of most scenic and rapid growing areas m British Columbia and is located about thirty miles from the British Columbia Alberta border. The area is famous for its hunting and fishing. A quarter of a million dollar Ski Facility will be completed by mid-December A million dollar Skalmg- Curiing-Recreation Complex will also be completed in mid-December of this year. A Golf Course and Tennis Courl are under construction This is truly a Sportsman's Paradise Please include with letter of application, a copy of any trade's certificates thai you may possess Interested applicants should apply MRS. D. JONES, Personnel tardin COAL L1MIT1O P.O. Box 100 ElMord, B.C. We welcome phone cells end enquiries! TELEPHONE: SPARWOOD (604) 425-6263 YOUR FUTURE IS HERE. GOVE RMMf NT OF Al BL R T PSYCHOLOGIST Division of Mental Health Services, LETHBRIDGE To, participate as a member of a small multi-disciplinary team that provides mental health services to people of a designated geographi- cal'area Will provide Individual, family and group counselling, par- 1 cipates in and instructs programs; works closely with local agencies. Require Master's Degree In Psychology; demonstrated testing exper- tise, some related experience preferrably with children Salary range to per year, depending upon qualifications and experience Please quote competition number 9363-L-1 in the attached coupon This competition will close October 16, 1974 Please forward applications to Personnel Office Room 401, Professional Building, 740-4 Ave. South, LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA FOOD SERVICE MANAGER A position is available for a mature, intuitive individual to fill the position as a Manager. Background in food services and awareness of management is essential to fill this position. Renumeration will reflect initiative and ability through a profit sharing and bonus program. Interested person should apply in writing to Personnel Manager 1009 Mayor Magrath Drive Park Plaza Lethbridge CITY OF LETHBRIDGE DEPUTY ENGINEERING _ DIRECTOR The City of Lethbridge requires a Deputy Engineering Director, who will be responsible for internal co- ordination, development and review of Directorate activities, and programs; formulation and ad- ministration of by laws appropriate to the Direct- orate, and assist in coordination and review of Capital and Operating budgets. SALARY. To per annum (1975 salary under review) dependent on qualifications and experience. QUALIFICATIONS' Applicants must have a bachelors degree in Engineering, with a minimum of two years experience, and be registered in the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geo- physicists of Alberta. Please direct confidential inquiries with an outline of experience and personal data to the Personnel Officer, City Hall, Lethbridge, Alberta. Applications will not be accepted after October 9, 1974. REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS VERMILION BARRHEAD The Alberta Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Development Corporation This is an advanced professional posit'On in the special- ized agricultural field cf agricultural credit and finance. The duties involve the supervision, administration and promotion of the direct and guaranteed loan program in the region Including the design- ing and developing of specialized regional credit programs involving credit education, promotion, training, research projects and coun- selling Requires a BSc in Agriculture with extension experience in credit, of a 3 Commerce with extensive agricultural background and knowledge of credit Candidates must be familiar with form man- agement and appraisal techniques, preference will be given to cnadi- dates with training at the Masters level Salary dependent upon formal education and experience. Closes October 23. 1974 Competition number M641-33 APPLY- Government Of Alberta Personnel Administration Office! Mam Floor. Centennial Building I 10015 103 Avenue, T5J OH4 OR Room 500 Terrace Building Edmonton. Alberta. T5K 2C1 The Canadian Armed Forces HAVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN VAR- IOUS TRADE FIELDS. WE WILL TEACH YOU AND PAY A STARTING WAGE OF S400 WITH REG- ULAR PAY INCREASES AS YOU PROGRESS. Phone or Visit Your Canadian Forces Recruiting Mobile At the Bridge Townhouse Mote! Lethbridge on 9 and 10 October 74 between 12 noon and 8 p.m. Phone- 327-4576 or write to Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre at 522-8th Ave. S.W. Calgary, AHa. T2P 1E8, or visit your local Canada Man- power Centre. GET INVOLVED EARN WHILE YOU LEARN EXPERIENCED STENOGRAPHER required by Lethbridge flrm Of Chartered Accountants Top salary and benefits with excellent Career opportunity for the right applicant. Applications with resume should be forwarded to Box 49 Herald. V WE HAVE AN OUT-OF-THE-ORDINARY OPPORTUNITY for REAL ESTATE SALES MANAGER We are one of Canada's leading Trust Companies with offices from Coast to Coast We have a national purchaser referral system, international referral contacts, national listing sys- tem and a corporate employee transfer plan We need someone who loves challenge, who takes pride in seeing results and who is interested In earning an upper level income Ideally this person will have had real estate sales experience with good leadership qualities and administrative ability Because we are a growth company, the person we describe has unlimited potential for career agement. Salary plus overriding commission' and1 many excellent company benefits If we have been talking about you, let's have a confidential discussion. CALL: Mr. D. G. W. Sutherland, Manager 327-8581 CANADA TRUST Realtor Weather kills pheasants by the thousands By DENNIS McDONALD Alberta Fish and Wildlife 10th in a series What a beautiful autumn morning! Crisp clean air; cloudless skies and waves of warmth wrinkling their way skyward from the rich Prairie soil. The old rooster relished the opportunity to stroll through the stubble, gleaning kernels of waste wheat from the straw underfoot. So preoccupied was he with this fall feast that he failed to notice a breeze beginning to stir from the north. Within minutes, the sky turned ashen gray, the air cooled and the breeze stiffened. A spit of rain should have warned him of impending dis- aster but the old rooster per- sisted in his quest for food. Perhaps he recalled the famine conditions imposed through the previous winter. Whatever the reason he fatefully chose to venture far from shelter on tfrs autumn LAND COMPENSATION BOARD Requires; Board Members This is a new Board constltutdcS, under the Expropriation Act which was proclaimed in force on Jujy "Sbard Will deal with expropriations of property initiated by the Departments and a- gencies and by all municipal the Board's primary func- tion will be to hear and decide disputes as to compensation arising out of such expropriations, and in addition will have responsibility for a variety of other matters relating to expropriation procedures. The new Act contains many sub- stantial changes in the law and is considered to be the most advanced legisla- tion of its kind in Canada. Prospective Board members face a unique challenge and will have an opportunity to serve the Province in, a role which will be rewarding and worth- while. The Board will deal with complex and varied problems involving not only property but important social considerations. Members should possess a strong background-In real estate, land appraisal and evaluation, and business law and accounting. Experience in or with municipal government in either the rural or urban setting1 would be an asset. The office of the Board will be located in Calgary but Board members will be expected to travel extensively within the Province as hearings will be held at the locale of the property being expropriated. Salary and up. Persons interested in sitting as part-time Board members should also apply. If further preliminary details as to duties and scope of work are required you may contact Kenneth J. Boyd, Chairman of the Land Compensation Board, 1060 Aquitaine Tower, 540-5th Avenue, S.W., CALGARY, Phone 261-6141. Formal applications should be. sent aS'soon as possible indicating date available to: t MR. w. F. MCLEAN DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL MADISON BUILDING 9919-105 STREET EDMONTON, ALBERTA Competition number LCB-1-74 BLOCK ESTATE CAREER? tie fat THE REWARDS 1. THE INCOME TRAINIMG FREEDOM DEVELOPMENT 2 N.R.S. NATIONAL REAL ESTATE 5 TRADING SERVICE 3 SERVICE BILL LAZARUK 328-7402 TIM GRISAK 328-2266 BLOCK BROS 328-2356 morn and now he ignored the winds of change. The sky darkened and the first traces of snow whipped across the stubble. By now, it was futile to fly against the gale and the old cock huddled against the warm earth to wait out the storm. This was not a new ex- perience! Twice before he had been caught in the open during violent but short lived thunderstorms. Such events were commonplace on the Alberta plains. But the storm that now rag- ed about him was different! Wind driven sleet tore through his feathers and clogged his nostrils. He turned to face the wind in a vain attempt to mute its fury. His eyelids froze shut as a full scale blizzard forced temperatures far below freezing. Driving snow balled up in his open mouth as he gasped for air. His body became encased in an icy shell. Death came slowly as his vital air supply was gradually cut off by ice forming in his throat. But the harsh reality of death was never apparent as he lapsed into a semi con- scious stupor induced by the bone chilling cold that enveloped him. Drifting snow soon covered his frozen cor- pse. Gruesome? Perhaps! But this scenario accurately "depicts but one of several ways that weather kills pheasants by the thousands every year. Blizzards are undoubtedly the most obvious of these events for frozen birds can readily be observed for weeks afterward in the snow covered landscape. But the impact of blizzards upon pheasant pop- ulations can be markedly modified by other circum- stances. A fall blizzard which occurs before the birds have moved to wintering areas will kill many more birds than those in mid winter. The same is true of late spring blizzards which trap pheasants in nesting cover. Blizzards striking during mid day when pheasants are feeding kill many more birds than those beginning at night when the birds are roosting in thick cover. Contrary to popular belief, pheasants seldom starve to death after severe blizzards. Pheasants are hardy birds and ordinarily, they can survive prolonged periods of famine provided that they are ade- quately sheltered from severe weather. The birds are quite capable of digging through a foot or more of snow to obtain .food. Less obvious than deaths during blizzards are those caused by cold, wet weather or extremely hot, dry weather during nesting or brooding. Losses at these tunes occur to developing embryos in eggs or newly hatched chicks, neither of which are apparent to casual observers. An important point to remember about the impact of weather upon pheasants is that it is the con- ditions, not the "average" conditions, which determine how seriously the biro's are affected. Six inches of snow falling gently at 30 degrees is of little consequence to pheasants compared to the same amount of snow whipped along at 10 below by 40 mUe per hour All things considered, weather constitutes one of the most important factors influencing pheasant mortali- ty rates A single blizzard may kill over 90 per cent of the pheasants in an area and, as discussed in a previous article in this series, inclement weather during peak hatching may greatly reduce the production of new pheasant broods in some years. Next week: The impact of hunting upon pheasant pop- ulations ;