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Pesticide Applicator
CompanyNorth Wind Resource Consulting
LocationJacksonville, FL
Job TypeFull Time
Date9/25/2018
  
Job Responsibilities
North Wind Resource Consulting is currently seeking a Pesticide Applicator to support activities on our Environmental Services Contract for the Patrick Air Force Base/Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Job purpose

To provide support at Patrick Air force Base (PAFB) and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Malabar Tracking Annex (MTA), and Jonathan Dickinson Missile Tracking Annex (JDMTA) for the application of pesticides and other natural resource work as assigned at these facilities.

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Accurate identification of invasive and exotic plant species;
  • Application of pesticide (herbicide) for the purposes of invasive plant species treatment and eradication;
  • Cutting and hauling smaller vegetation;
  • Ability to drive company vehicles to include trucks, ATVs, tractors used to access and apply pesticides;
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, and be able to thrive as a member of a functional team.
  • Other tasks deemed necessary and as needed.
Qualifications

Qualifications

 

Qualifications include:

          Education

                Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred

  •  AAS in Environmental Technology or related field

 

Licenses/Certifications

Required

  • Valid Florida Driver’s license
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a department of defense badging to access facilities.

Preferred

  • State Pesticide Application certifications in Natural Areas and Right-of-way.
    • If not certified then must obtain these certifications within 30 days of hiring.

 

Safety

Required

Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

 

Computer Skills

Required

  • Ability to use software programs for timekeeping and communicating with NWRC Corporate Office.

 

Physical Requirements

          Required

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, standing, and walking significant distances in outdoor conditions
  • Visual ability (uncorrected or corrected) to observe and detect signs of dangerous obstacles at a distance of 30 yards and to verify written information at a close range.
  • Work may be performed within extreme temperature ranges.
  • Work may require the use of hand and power tools.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or e-mail hr@northwindgrp.com for assistance.

 

North Wind Resource Consulting is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.