Mobile Irrigation Technician

Lake County
Lake County, Florida

Lake County is seeking an experienced professional to fill the position of Mobile Irrigation Technician. The County is home to approximately 300,000 people and is located approximately 35 minutes outside of Orlando.  County residents pride themselves on being “Real Florida. Real Close” with over 1,000 pristine lakes and rivers, endless acres of preserves, pristine blueways, and many unique downtown districts. 

 The position of Mobile Irrigation Technician functions as a team member of the Mobile Irrigation Lab in support of all Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District Board activities in accordance with the directives of the Board of Supervisors.  The team responsible for working closely with Natural Resources Conservation Service field engineers and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to assist in the development of irrigation system evaluation procedures for Mobile Irrigation Labs to increase technical assistance to irrigators in the wise use of water. May be required to assist with emergency support functions in the event of a declared emergency and/or any other emergency duties as assigned.

 The minimum qualifications for the position include a high school diploma or GED and one year of college or vocational school in horticulture or a closely related field with one (1) year of related experience.  Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.  The position also requires a valid Florida driver’s license.  Certification by the Florida Irrigation Society, the Irrigation Association, IFAS and/or equivalent associations within six (6) months of employment is also a requirement.
 

Anticipated starting salary for the position is $11.82 per hour.

 

Applications are being accepted through the County's website www.lakecountyfl.gov and will be accepted until the position is filled. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace/Veterans Preference Applies. Please call the Lake County Department of Human Resources at (352) 343-9596 with any questions.