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Chemical/Pest Spray Technician (turf experience needed)
AAA Landscape Tucson, AZ

Chemical/Pest Spray Technician (turf experience needed)

AAA Landscape
Tucson, AZ
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Salary: $23-$27

Chemical applicators are responsible for ensuring safe and timely applications of chemicals within the limits of laws and labels and with the interest of safety in our environment. With a minimum of 2 years turf experience. Be courteous and responsive to clients and their requests. Hourly pay-scale is between $23.00 - $27.00.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience: Minimum 2 years recommended.
• Language skills: Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
• Math skills: Good Basic Math Skills. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide accurately.
• Certificates, Licenses, Driving, etc.
• You must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
• Must be certified as a Chemical Applicator by the Pest Management Division of the Arizona Department of Agriculture.
• Preferred Certification Categories; Industrial & Institutional, Turf & Ornamental, Right-of-Way, Aquatic.
• Arizona Driver’s License, acceptable MVR and pass the AAA LANDSCAPE driving test.

Ability to work effectively and efficiently without supervision. Ability to understand and follow oral instructions. Ability to arrive on time and work an 8-hour day. Willingness and ability to work flexible hours including overtime as necessary. Although typical workdays are Mon-Fri, they must be able to work the occasional weekend. Must be willing to attend occasional continuing educational courses. Must be willing and able to assist in other departments in times of need. This position may include occasional non-application fieldwork.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Always demonstrate behavior in accordance with the AAA LANDSCAPE mission statement.
• Always demonstrate a positive attitude toward tasks, functions, projects, owner’s agents, clients, and other AAA Team members.
• Always demonstrate compliance with all aspects of the company uniform policy; be clean, presentable, well-groomed, and neat.
• Work well independently. Accomplishes tasks on time and as directed.
• Communicate with Supervisors and Managers effectively.
• Demonstrate compliance of all requirements for the use of personal safety equipment
• Correctly maintain required records. Complete and submit all required reports (chemical records, equipment repair requests, tool inventories and vehicle inspection reports) within the specified time.
• Accurately identify the names of common desert plants.
• Identify turf diseases, fungi & insect issues in turf and ornamentals.
• Comprehensive knowledge of up-to-date chemical variations and their uses.
• Ability to accurately calibrate application equipment.
• Properly measure and apply chemicals and fertilizers
• Perform minor repairs on application equipment including hose repairs, nozzle, and strainer malfunctions, fuses, and overall equipment operation.
• Effectively and correctly inspect crews’ chemical supplies inventories.
• Clean vehicle & equipment on a routine basis and maintain in good working condition.
• Applying fertilizers and insecticides to turf and ornamental plants according to schedule, safety procedures, and label instructions.

Benefits
• Weekly Pay (40 hrs)
• New Hire and Referral Bonus
• Medical | Dental | Vision
• Supplemental Voluntary Insurance Plans
• Company-Paid Life Insurance & AD&D Plan
• Vacation
• Sick Time Applicable to State Law
• Health Insurance after 60 Days
• Life Assistance Program
• 401K Plan with Employee Match
• Extensive Employee Development Program
• Certification Assistance Program
• In-House Arizona Landscape Contractors’ Association Certification (ALCA) Training
• Paid Holiday



AAA Landscape is a Drug-Free Workplace. As a federal contractor with safety-sensitive position we adhere to Federal regulations

AAA Landscape provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Address

AAA Landscape

Tucson, AZ
85705 USA

Industry

Agriculture

Posted date

Over a month ago

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