• Nunica, MI, USA
  • 11.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

The Aquatic Service Technicians are responsible for a comprehensive inspection of local waterways and the application of appropriate herbicide to control or eliminate aquatic weeds and algae within assigned territories.

The work will be done outdoors, on the water, in an environment that may include heavy vegetation, uneven terrain, and varying weather conditions using boats, gators, and backpack sprayers.

Shift: Monday- Friday; 7:00am - 3:30pm (end times may vary based on business needs)

Weekends and/or overtime may be required based on business needs

Pay: $11.00 per hour

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize a map to drive to assigned treatment areas and to locate specific treatment site(s) while towing a trailer or boat
  • Drive a small motorboat or ATV (All Terrain Vehicles) and use a high-pressure sprayer to treat assigned sites
  • Inspect water source carefully, identify plants correctly, measure treatments accurately and dispense treatment utilizing a 75-80 pound backpack in a safe, proper and timely manner
  • Perform cleaning and daily inspections of vehicle and equipment to verify working condition and communicate any issues to the supervisor
  • Document and communicate daily work activity including product used to ensure completion of customer contracts
  • Responsible for making sure safe work practices and procedures are followed at all time

 Successful Candidate Must:

  • 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 Drivers License with an excellent driving record
  • Ability to sit and drive a vehicle for extended periods of time as well as walk extensively
  • Must be able to work through the end of our 2018 season
  • Required to pass the Michigan Department of Agriculture General Standard Exam (training provided)
  • Capable of using handheld technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, GPS, system applications
  • Candidate must 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

Clarke is a privately held public health, global environmental products and services company. For over 70 years, Clarke has been making communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable. We do this by pioneering, developing and delivering environmentally responsible public health mosquito control and aquatic services to help prevent disease, control nuisances and create healthy waterways. Our global customers include governments, commercial and residential groups and international institutions such as UNICEF, and U.S. AID.

Working at Clarke, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. You will learn from some of the most talented people in your field and make an impact on the world around us. With Clarke, you join an innovative and passionate team where people are the heart and soul of the organization, working together to create an environment where the employees thrive and nature flourishes.

We offer a team atmosphere where each individual can and does make a difference. So, whether you are a recent grad seeking resume experience, a student looking for an internship opportunity or looking for a great seasonal job consider working for Clarke!

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

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