• Wellington, FL, USA
  • 13.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

The Aquatics technician will perform field operations associated with the inspection and treatment of lakes, ponds, and various waterways for the control of aquatic weeds and algae. The technician will be trained to recognize problem weeds and to apply the appropriate herbicide/algaecide to control or eliminate the aquatic weeds.

The Aquatics Seasonal Field Technician position is a part-time position working 20 to 30 hours per week.

Pay: $13.00 per hour

Shift: Varies - Monday- Saturday; 6/7:00am- 5/6pm (end times may vary based on business needs)

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive a motor vehicle such as a pickup truck or similar and utilize a map to drive to assigned treatment areas, may include towing a trailer with boat, gator or ATV attached
  • Operate vehicles such as boats, airboats, gators or 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
  • Performs cleaning and daily inspections of vehicle and equipment to verify working condition and communicate any issues to 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 times

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
  • Must be available to work 20-30 hours/week, Monday- Saturday, 7:00am- 5:00pm (end times may vary based on business needs)
  • Ability to independently and safely maneuver a truck and trailer combination that may include boats, ATVs or gators
  • Capable of using hand held technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, gps, and 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
    • Work may require the consistent use of water boots, hip waders, or chest waders even during summer months.
    • Willingness and ability to work in semi-wet to wet areas on borders of lakes and canals
    • Willingness and ability to work in and amongst wildlife habitat
  • Be able to read and follow maps
  • Be able to lift and carry backpacks of up to 75 pounds
  • Have good physical dexterity
  • Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the Company
  • Ability to travel to multiple site locations to meet the needs of the business
  • May be required to pass the Florida Aquatics Applicator exam (training provided)

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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