Seasonal Aquatic Service Technician (The Villages, FL)

The Aquatics technician will perform field operations associated with the inspection and treatment of lakes, ponds, and various waterways for the control of aquatic weeds and algae. The technician will be trained to recognize problem weeds and to apply the appropriate herbicide/algaecide to control or eliminate the aquatic weeds.

Shift: Monday- Friday; 7:00am- 3:30pm (end times may vary based on business needs)

Pay: $13.00 per hour

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

* Utilize a map to drive to assigned treatment areas and to locate specific water site while towing a trailer or boat

* Drive a small motorboat or All-Terrain Vehicle and use a high-pressure sprayer to treat assigned sites

* Inspect water source carefully, identify plants correctly, measure treatments accurately and dispense treatment utilizing a 75-80 pound backpack in a safe, proper and timely manner

* Performs cleaning and daily inspections of vehicle and equipment to verify working condition and communicate any issues to supervisor

* Document and communicate daily work activity including product used to ensure completion of customer contracts

* Responsible for making sure safe work practices and procedures are followed at all time

Successful Candidate Must:

* Be 18 years of age or older

* Possess a high school degree or equivalent with high school level math skills

* Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms

* Capable of using hand held technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, gps, and system applications

* Have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record

* Ability to sit and drive a vehicle for extended periods of time as well as walk extensively

* Must be able to work through the end of our 2018 season

* Required to pass the Florida Aquatics Applicator exam (training provided)

* Candidate must be comfortable performing assigned duties outdoors while walking through various and challenging terrain, including but not limited to water, heavy vegetation and uneven land, throughout residential communities, urban environments and forested areas where environmental conditions are affected by weather.

* Be able to read and follow maps

* Be able to lift up to 75 pounds

* Have good physical dexterity

* Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the Company

* Ability to travel to multiple site locations to meet the needs of the business

Clarke is a privately held public health, global environmental products and services company. For over 70 years, Clarke has been making communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable. We do this by pioneering, developing and delivering environmentally responsible public health mosquito control and aquatic services to help prevent disease, control nuisances and create healthy waterways. Our global customers include governments, commercial and residential groups and international institutions such as UNICEF, and U.S. AID.

Working at Clarke, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. You will learn from some of the most talented people in your field and make an impact on the world around us. With Clarke, you join an innovative and passionate team where people are the heart and soul of the organization, working together to create an environment where the employees thrive and nature flourishes.

We offer a team atmosphere where each individual can and does make a difference. So, whether you are a recent grad seeking resume experience, a student looking for an internship opportunity or looking for a great seasonal job consider working for Clarke!

Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.

To apply, please submit application/resume at www.clarke.com