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Job Description Here Noxious Weed Control Technician
Department: Noxious Weed Control Reports to: Superintendent FLSA Status: (Non-Exempt) Date Established: 4/1994 Amounts ($15.00 to $21.75) Paygrade: (5)
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Possess a valid driver's license
Maintain an Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) Professional Pesticide Applicator License
Prepare pesticide application records and calculate associated costs.
Ability to work long hours with little or no supervision.
Map weed infestations within the jurisdiction
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain vehicles and spraying equipment
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY OF THE JOB
Licensed by the State of Idaho as a Professional Applicator
Knowledge in Plant Identification
Legible Hand Writing Skills
Basic knowledge of mapping software
ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
High School Diploma or GED
Previous Pesticide Application Experience a plus
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIROMENT
Job requires many hours outdoors during the spring, summer and early fall months.
Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, reaching, sitting, pushing, pulling, walking, lifting (50 lbs.) talking and hearing.
Operation of pesticide application equipment to include backpack sprayers, motorized pumps with handgun and All Terrain Vehicles equipped with sprayers and Heavy Duty 4x4 vehicles with 150-260 gallon water tanks.
Drug Free Idaho Work Place
Upon offer and acceptance of a position, applicants are subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.
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