Row-Care Herbicide Licensed Spray Technician

Areas / Towns: Richmond, VA
Type: Full-time

Position Summary
  • Provides management and leadership to a Mow / Spray crew while performing assigned jobs.  Communicates with General Foreman daily regarding all aspects of the job.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Knowledge of herbicide application & certification
  • Understand and manage the assigned job.
  • Oversee job safety with crew members, iIncluding knowledge and use of personal protective equipment, CPR/First Aid, rescue drills and job task certifications.
  • Maintain all equipment inspection paperwork.
  • Provide inspection and maintenance of equipment.
  • Complete daily paperwork and reports.
  • Complete timesheets accurately and on time.
  • Responsible for organization and safety of job site. 
  • Interact professionally with public and utility personal.
  • Perform any other assigned tasks and responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age if position requires interstate driving.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States of America.
  • May be required to pass physical abilities test/post offer screen for employment.
  • Must pass drug/alcohol screen upon offer of employment.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must have or obtain DOT medical card and valid drivers license.
  • Must possess appropriate herbicide applicator’s license when state requires.
  • Must have at least two years’ experience in Zero turn mower and weed eat operations
Preferred, but not required, one to two years of experience in ROW maintenance that includes chain saw operations, climbing & rigging.
Knowledge, Skills &Abilities
  • Demonstrate knowledge on occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Ability to read and understand work orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of personal problem solving techniques.
  • Ability to communicate to others.
  • Ability to operate assigned equipment required for the job.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
  • High School diploma or GED preferred.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a lawn maintenance mowing crew
  • Certification of herbicide applicator license in state required
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
  • Appropriate neat and clean appearance representing the company well.
  • Must be able to report to work on time and to perform the duties of the job for an entire workday.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours with some weekend and /or holiday work required.
  • Must be able to perform frequent overtime work, which may involve early mornings or late night hours.
  • Must have sufficient physical strength and ability to independently and repeatedly lift, move and carry objects weighing up to 60 pounds and to repeatedly lift, move and carry objects weighing more than 60 pounds with assistance.
  • Individuals must be physically capable to operate the vehicles safely.
  • This classification may require the use of personal or company vehicles on company business. 
  • Must be able to work out of town at least three nights per week.

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