• Roselle, IL, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

We are Clarke, a privately-held global environmental products and services company. For almost 70 years, Clarke has been making communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable by pioneering, developing and delivering environmentally responsible public health mosquito control and aquatic services. Our services 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.

Clarke Aquatic Services was established to provide important services that help our customers to maintain healthy and clear waterways. This is accomplished through comprehensive inspection of the water site and application of herbicides and algaecides that help to keep weeds and algae at bay as well as complete aeration services.

We're seeking an independent, self-motivated, detail oriented, and safety conscious individual with a passion for the outdoors to join us in our mission to make communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable.

Aquatics Applicator duties include but are not limited to the following:

The Aquatics Applicator will perform field operations associated with the survey, inspection, and treatment of lakes, ponds, canals and various waterways for the control of aquatic weeds and algae. The Applicator will be trained to recognize problem weeds and to apply the appropriate herbicide to control or eliminate the aquatic weeds.
The work will be performed outdoors, on the water, in an environment that may include heavy vegetation, uneven terrain, various species of wildlife and varying weather conditions using boats, (including airboats), gators, and backpack sprayers.

Please note that this position spends the majority of the workday outdoors in the heat and elements. It is not a lab, research or field testing position.

Required Experience:

  • 1-3 years previous work experience in the Aquatic Services industry preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regional plant, weed and algae identification preferred
  • Previous airboat operation experience including ability to trailer and launch boat preferred
  • Ability to travel to meet the needs of the business
  • Valid drivers' license and clean driving record
  • Ability to obtain necessary state licenses
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to read and follow maps
  • Capability to lift up to 75 pounds and good physical dexterity 
  • College degree in related field (Biological/Environmental sciences, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, etc.) preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Possess high school level math skills
  • Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision and values of the Company
  • The desire to learn and go "above and beyond" are an absolute must!

We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package (including medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, tuition reimbursement and profit sharing).

Relocation assistance may be provided for well qualified candidates.
At Clarke, each individual can AND does make a difference. If you're looking for an opportunity to utilize your skills to impact the success and growth of a business...Clarke is the place!

Clarke is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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