Under general supervision, performs weed and pest management activities, including gathering and dissemination of pertinent information to insure management of weeds and pests.
Work involves monitoring and evaluating noxious weed infestations and forest insect and disease problems. Employee is responsible for conducting inventories and implementing weed and pest management plans involving operation of light and heavy equipment. May include the application of pesticides.
College level course work in biology, ecology, forestry or related field. Prior professional experience in noxious weed identification, control and pesticide application strongly preferred.
GPS/GIS experience preferred. Must be able to work in rough terrain and under inclement weather conditions.
Possession of a Qualified Supervisor or Certified Operator's pesticide applicator's license issued by the Colorado Department of Agriculture strongly preferred.
Offer of employment contingent on criminal history and MVR checks.
Must have a valid driver's license, if you are from out of state, you must obtain a valid Colorado driver's license within 30 days of hire date and you must not have any major violations, nor more than one DUI, DWI, DWAI conviction in the past three years.
Jefferson County, CO - 13 months ago