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Weed Control Field Aide

Williston, ND
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $20 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Weed Control Field Aide’s perform chemical spraying to control and eradicate designated noxious weeds from public and private land.

The Weed Control Field Aide is a seasonal position, averaging 40 hours per week. Work is typically available May until approximately October. Work is typically performed on weekdays, but some weekends may be required depending on weather conditions.

Williams County Weed Control Website: Weed Control - Williams County, ND (

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents in this position. Incumbents may not be required to perform all duties in this description, and incumbents may be required to perform tasks other than those listed in this job description.

  • Applies chemicals to control and eradicate noxious weeks; selects and mixes chemicals, calculates rates and coverage, calibrates spray system, and operates chemical spray equipment
  • Operates motorized equipment include ATV/UTV and truck to travel to weed infested areas and survey areas for weeds
  • Utilizes GPS equipment for the purpose of mapping weed-infested and/or treated areas
  • Maintains and repairs tools and equipment
  • Completes daily logs, records, and maps; maintains supplies inventory
  • Maintains confidentiality of non-public records and makes available all data and information deemed a public record by the North Dakota Century Code.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:Education, Experience and License/Certifications:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent; OR one (1) year of farm-related work experience; OR one (1) year of weed control experience
  • Must possess a valid North Dakota Driver’s License
  • Successful applicant must pass a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
  • Successful applicant must pass a background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening
  • Specific technical training and certifications may be required for some incumbents. Employee will be provided with guidance on how to obtain such certifications.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:Special Working Conditions: Special Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an outdoor environment with exposure to extreme temperatures
  • Exposure to pressurized chemical vapors
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds

Compensation: Compensation for this position depends on experience, qualifications, licenses and training. Salary starts at $20/hour




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