Clarke
  • Clearwater, MN, USA
  • 14.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Clarke Aquatic Services of Clearwater, MN is seeking to hire a Seasonal Aquatic Service Technician that will be responsible for a comprehensive inspection of aquatic ecosystems and the application of appropriate herbicide and/or algaecide to control or eliminate invasive aquatic plants and algae species. This position is perfect for someone who is passionate about public health, sustainability, and enjoys working outdoors and around water. 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 $14/hr. and generally works a Monday Friday schedule (end times may vary based on business needs). Weekends and/or overtime may be required based on business needs. The Aquatic Service Technician works on average 40 hours per week and supports the summer seasonal operations (generally April September).

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AQUATIC SERVICE TECHNICIAN

As an Aquatic Services Technician, you will arrive at our office each morning and then take our Company provided pickup truck/trailer to account locations and perform inspections to identify plants and algae species to need to be treated. After successfully identifying treatment areas, you will operate a motorboat to apply EPA approved herbicides and algaecides via a backpack sprayer or pressurized spray systems.

You love your Aquatic Technician job as you get to be out of an office and working on the water during the early morning and afternoon hours. You have excellent attention to detail as you accurately measure products and document your findings.

When you are not visiting customer properties, you will be assisting in other areas of our business. Your passion for public health and nature shines through as you complete your work each day.

ABOUT CLARKE

Clarke lives up to their 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 forgot that without them we could not be successful. We offer on-going training and opportunities for advancement for all employees.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN AQUATIC SERVICE TECHNICIAN

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • 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
  • Ability to sit and drive a vehicle for extended periods of time as well as walk extensively
  • Required to pass the Minnesota Department of Agriculture General Standards Exam (training provided)
  • Capable of using handheld technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, GPS, 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
  • Must be comfortable working in and around water and have the ability to swim
  • Candidate must be comfortable performing assigned duties outdoors and on the water 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? Does working near water excite you? Are you attentive to detail? Do you enjoy working outdoor 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 Aquatic Service 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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