Chemical Application Technician - Licensed

Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
Jan 27, 2024
Closes
Mar 27, 2024
Ref
24-017#XOJ--CityOfOrlando.2
Industry
Government
Workplace
In-Office

Description

Chemical Application Technician - Licensed description image


REPOST: PRIOR APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY


Who We Are

Orlando, The City Beautiful

For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.

This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.

Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.

Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.

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 Diploma or equivalent, plus two (2) years of experience in turf and/or woody, ornamental maintenance involving chemical application required; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Florida Public Restricted Pesticide license with Turf and Ornamental endorsements required upon hire. Limited and Right-of-way Endorsements are required within 90 days of hire. A Commercial Driver's License Class B with Tanker Endorsement is highly preferred.

IMPORTANT: To be eligible to proceed forward in the application process, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications listed in the position description. Please ensure your application provides details of all relevant experience related to the position. If you have questions or need clarification concerning the position or application process, please contact Human Resources at jobs@orlando.gov or 407.246.2062.

Supplemental Information



If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:

  • Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
  • Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
  • Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
  • Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree

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