Chemical Application Technician-Licensed

City of Orlando
Orlando, FL

Starting Salary: $16.38 per hour

Grade: L04

NATURE OF WORK:

Performs skilled chemical spraying work at the various parks within the City. An employee in a position allocated to this class is responsible for evaluating spraying requirements for insect and disease control, selecting proper herbicides and applying chemicals following approved techniques in order to maintain an effective control of undesirable vegetation and prevent damage to adjacent vegetation. In addition, performs normal maintenance functions related to overall preservation of park facilities and grounds. Work is performed under the supervision of a licensed Program Manager or Field supervisor and is evaluated by observation of the results obtained.

 Minimum Requirements:

High school or an equivalent recognized certification; two years of experience in turf and/or woody, ornamental maintenance involving chemical application; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Florida Public Applicator's Restricted Pesticide License with Ornamental and Turf Endorsements required. Limited Florida State Pesticide Application License required. Commercial Driver's license Class B with tanker endorsement required within 3 months of hire.