We are Clarke: a global environmental products and services company. For more than 60 years, the companies of Clarke have been setting an unparalleled standard of excellence in the mosquito control industry. With its expansion into global public health as well as aquatic services, today Clarke seeks to make communities around the world more livable safe and comfortable. We are committed to three passions; innovation, community and sustainability.
To reduce mosquito populations with minimal impact to the environment, Clarke uses an integrated pest management program. This program includes environmental surveillance, control of mosquitoes at the breeding source, and targeted adult mosquito control. Each step of the process contributes to reducing the risk of mosquito borne disease.
We’: re seeking independent, self-motivated, detail oriented, and safety conscious individuals with a passion for the outdoors and a FUN summer job to join us in our mission to make communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable.
DAY AND NIGHT POSITIONS AVAILABLE
No prior experience is required. Paid training is included!
Pay: $10 - $11 PER HOUR, WITH OVERTIME, WEEKENDS, and/or NIGHTS maybe required based on business need
COMFORT PACKAGE TEAM
Working in teams of two, technicians use backpack sprayers and All Terrain Vehicles (ATV's) to control the adult population of mosquitoes for residential homeowners. This position works Tuesday – Saturday 6am to 2:30pm VEHICLE PROVIDED
Collect water samples from mosquito breeding sites to determine extent of breeding and identify types of mosquitoes present. FIELD INSPECTORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO USE THEIR OWN VEHICLE. MILEAGE WILL BE REIMBURSED.
BIKE CREW TEAM
Technicians are responsible for application of a biological larvicide to community catch basins while riding a bicycle throughout all assigned treatment areas in an effort to control the larval populations of mosquitoes.
Technicians use backpack sprayer to apply barrier treatment to residential and commercial properties. VEHICLE PROVIDED
Working in teams of two, technicians use backpack sprayers and/or small boats to control aquatic weeds and algae in lakes and ponds.
YARD CREW/FLEET TECHNICIAN
The fleet technician’s primary responsibility is to assist the mechanics, small equipment and general grounds/facility. Hours are Monday –8am- 5pm, 9am – 6pm or 12pm – 8pm. VEHICLE PROVIDED
Night crew assignments also available and include:
Technicians use All Terrain Vehicles (ATV's) to control the adult population of mosquitoes for residential homeowners, campgrounds etc... This position works Monday – Friday 6/7pm to 2/4am VEHICLE PROVIDIED
Truck Technicians control the adult population of mosquitoes by following an assigned spray route in designated areas/neighborhoods. This position works Monday – Friday 6/7pm to 2/4am VEHICLE PROVIDED
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
Have a valid Driver’s License with an excellent driving record
Be able 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 2014 season (September/October)
Required to pass the Illinois Department of Agriculture General Standard Exam (training provided)
Must be available to work Monday- Friday
Capable of using hand held technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, GPS, and system applications
Candidate must be comfortable performing assigned duties in the field from a vehicle while navigating through various residential communities, urban environments and traffic patterns where environmental conditions are affected by weather.
Candidate must also 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
We offer a team atmosphere where each individual can and does make a difference. So whether you are a science grad seeking resume experience, a student looking for an internship opportunity, or just looking for a great seasonal job consider spending the summer with Clarke!
Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.
Keyword: Seasonal Field Technician
We are Clarke, a privately-held global environmental products and services company. For almost 70 years, Clarke has been making communities...