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Bentley Ridge Tree Farm & Nursery

Grimes, Iowa

Deadline Feb 11, 2022
Job Type Full Time

Part-time or Full-time position with flexible hours

Applicator will operate tractors & UTV - mounted sprayers to make timely pesticide applications to:

  • ornamental trees
  • farm turf
  • grounds

Requirements

  • Maintain excellent records, inventory, and keep equipment maintenanced.
  • Prioritize safety
  • Keep excellent communication
  • Be reliable
  • Be honest
  • Be able to work independently
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Perform work with integrity
  • Have 1+ years’ experience with agricultural equipment (Eg. tractors, sprayers, etc)
  • Be familiar with Chemical/ Pesticide applications
  • Have Iowa Commercial Applicators Certificate with Categories 3OT and 6, or able to attain within 3 months of employment.
  • Able to make simple entries into Excel spreadsheet
  • Valid driver’s license

Duties Include:

  • The Application Technician will perform applications with direction from, and under the supervision of, the Production Manager.
    • Airblast pesticide & fungicide applications to ornamental trees
    • Turf pre-emergent spray or spreader applications
    • Burn down spot treatments with pull-behind tank or backpack
  • Keep records of all applications
  • Posting in Application Areas
  • Keep inventories of all chemicals
  • Communicate with scouts to determine applications
  • Maintain certification by CIC or testing
  • Maintain all spray equipment
  • Sprayer calibration
HOW TO APPLY

Please apply on our website at: https://form.jotform.com/80235535778161

Thank-you for your interest!

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Another beautiful day growing trees.. Uploaded by Bentley Ridge Tree Farm & Nursery
Another beautiful day growing trees.. Uploaded by Bentley Ridge Tree Farm & Nursery