Clarke
  • The Villages, FL, USA
  • Seasonal

**This position will support primarily Clarke's Aquatic Services early in the season. As the weather and mosquito activity increases in Spring/Summer, the Field Technician will be cross trained and perform both aquatic and mosquito control services

Clarke of The Villages, FL is seeking to hire a Field Technician who will be responsible for inspection of mosquito breeding sites (setting mosquito traps), larviciding applications using backpack sprayer, adulticiding applications while driving a truck and/or All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) with attached sprayer, and aquatic services responsible for treatment of plant/algae species. This position is perfect for someone who is passionate about public health, sustainability, and enjoys working outdoors. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!

WORK SCHEDULE AND SALARY

This position earns a competitive wage of $13/hr. and generally works 7:00AM 3:00PM Monday- Friday, 3-5 days per week (day/hours will vary based on business needs). The Field Technician is a seasonal position and supports the summertime aquatic and mosquito control operations.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A FIELD TECHNICIAN

As a Field Technician, you will provide immediate results to customer accounts by delivering backpack treatments of mosquito larvicide and truck/ATV spray treatments of adulticide product. You love your Field Technician job as you get to be out of an office and enjoying nature during the early morning hours. A map will be given to you by your supervisor for you to utilize as you safely navigate to inspection sites. You have excellent attention to detail as you assess breeding activity, provide treatments, and document your findings. You take pride in your work knowing that your contributions are making a direct impact on the environment. Lastly, you will assist the aquatics team by successfully identifying plant and algae species, and operating motorboats and/or ATV's to apply herbicides and algaecides via a backpack sprayer or pressurized spray application.

When you are not servicing customer accounts, you are performing inspections and maintenance on your vehicle and equipment, attending training, and helping in other aspects of your field. Your passion for public health, the outdoors, and nature shines through as you complete your work each day.

ABOUT CLARKE

Clarke lives up to the Company's mission to make communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable. We are a global public health products and services Company who pioneers, develops, and delivers environmentally responsible mosquito control solutions and aquatic services to help prevent disease, control nuisances, and create healthy waterways.

We are looking for employees who are passionate about sustainable living, caring for our planet and other people. We value the hard work and time that our team puts in. We have not forgotten that without them we could not be successful. We offer on-going training and opportunities for advancement for all employees.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A FIELD TECHNICIAN

  • Possess a high school degree or equivalent with high school level math skills
  • Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms
  • Have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record
  • Be able to sit, drive a vehicle and/or ATV for extended periods of time
  • Ability to bend, lift, and carry backpacks up to 75 lbs for extensive amounts of time when applying treatments
  • Must be able to work through the end of our season (November/December)
  • May be required to obtain state required pesticide licensing (training provided)
  • Must be available to work early morning hours (start ~5AM) Monday- Friday, 3-5 days a week (days and hours will vary depending on business needs)
  • system applications
  • Have good physical dexterity and the ability to bend, lift, and carry all water systems (some in excess of 100 lbs.) with a partner
  • Candidate must be comfortable performing assigned duties in the field from a vehicle while navigating through various residential communities, urban environments and traffic patterns where environmental conditions are affected by weather.
  • Capable of using a handheld technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, GPS, and system applications
  • Candidate must also be comfortable performing assigned duties outdoors while walking through various and challenging terrain including, but not limited to water, heavy vegetation and uneven land throughout residential communities, urban environments and forested areas where environmental conditions are affected by weather. 

Are you a problem-solver? Do you have the desire to be involved in public health? Are you attentive to detail? Do you enjoy working outdoors and nature? Do you know how to work handheld technical devices including smartphones, GPS, and systems applications? If so, you may be perfect for this position!

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for the Field Technician job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.

 

 

 

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