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Aquatic Weed Spray Technician
This is a great job opportunity for individuals who are passionate about Florida's outdoors to join a successful environmental services firm. The Entry Level Spray Technician performs herbicide applications on aquatic ponds, canals, wetlands, and upland conservation areas. Our technicians become licensed applicators for herbicide treatments in wetlands and upland conservation lands within six months. Therefore, experience working with herbicides, a basic knowledge of the application equipment and aquatic plant identification skills are highly preferred, although we will train the right individuals. The ability to comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and manufacturer's instructions for the handling of herbicides is helpful. It is essential that applicants be able to follow concise instructions for mixing and applying herbicides safely and precisely.
This position requires a valid, clean Florida Driver's License for the operation of various motor vehicles and equipment. Motorized equipment may include, but is not limited to, trucks, trailers, all-terrain vehicles, small boats, airboats, and other assigned equipment.
This is a physical job in outdoor Florida conditions. Applicants MUST be willing and able to work under adverse weather conditions and with potential exposure to spiders, snakes, alligators, and other potentially harmful animals and plants. Please do not contact us if you are not capable and willing to do hard work. This is a real opportunity with an established, privately-owned company. For the right person, this can be a long-term position with room for advancement. Be prepared to provide employer references.
• High school diploma or equivalent education
• Minimum Age 21 years old, for insurance purposes
• Clean, valid Florida Driver's License Class E, for insurance purposes
• Able to pass a law enforcement background check and drug/alcohol screening
• Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Strength, agility, and stamina to manage heavy field equipment (loads up to 50 pounds) for extended periods in rugged environmental conditions (dense brush, wetlands, summer heat, mosquitos, spiders, snakes and rainy conditions)
• Able to work Monday - Friday shift beginning at 7 AM
• Must be able to pass State Pesticide/Herbicide Applicator Certification exam. Requires some mathematical proficiency
• Florida Certifications as a Licensed Herbicide Applicator for Aquatic Pest Control and Natural Areas Weed Management
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.