Plant Protection Aid/Technician

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Baltimore, Maryland
Deadline Apr 29, 2019
Job Type Seasonal / temporary


  • The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
  • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Contacts land owners, tenants, farmers, etc. for the purpose of securing permission to enter property and conduct pest program activities.
  • Inspects and surveys properties for the presence of harmful insects, plants, and plant diseases.
  • Conducts the treatment of or removal of infested, infected, or susceptible plants; the fumigation or treatment of equipment, and plants and soils.
  • Maintains, baits, installs, and collects insect traps.
  • Cleans and oils hand tools such as axes, saws, pruning shears; washes and greases hand and power spray equipment.

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