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weed control technician


Source: Job Bank

Location

Prince George, BC
V2N1X6

Salary

$19.55 to $21.36 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Saisonnier
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 40 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Various locations
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Park and recreation sites

Tasks

  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Select, classify, catalogue and weed library materials
  • Control reported insect, disease and weed problems
  • Spray herbicides from the ground using manual spraying equipment
  • Weeding

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Provincial licence/certification to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides and pesticides
  • First Aid Certificate

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Chain saw
  • Pick-up truck
  • Weed trimmer/edger

Area of work experience

  • Plant disease, pest and weed prevention and eradication

Area of specialization

  • Plant knowledge and identification

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Willing to travel overnight
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves
  • Cellular phone
  • Rain gear

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Punctuality
  • Creativity
  • Hardworking
  • Resourcefulness

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

  • Will train

Workplace information

  • On the road job

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