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.
Clarke's integrated pest management program is designed to reduce mosquito populations with minimal impact to the environment. 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.
In support of this commitment, we seek a passionate individual for Clarke’s seasonal Field Technician position.
Field Technicians day to day activities may include inspection of breeding site using a cup and dipper to sample water source, larviciding applications using backpack sprayer, and adulticiding while driving a truck and/or All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) with attached sprayer.
Multiple positions are available. No prior experience is required. Paid training is included!
Seasonal Benefits Available!
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs daily inspections of vehicle and equipment to verify working condition and communicate any issues to supervisor
Utilize a map to drive to assigned territories, to locate specific breeding site, and/or apply product to specified route
Check water samples to determine if mosquito larvae and pupae exist and save samples
Measure treatments accurately and dispense treatments in a safe, proper and timely manner
Document and communicate daily work activity including product used to ensure completion of customer contracts
Responsible for making sure safe work practices and procedures are followed at all times
Successful Candidate Must
Must be 18 years of age or older
Posses a high school degree or equivalent with high school level math skills
Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms
Capable to use hand held devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, gps, and system applications
Have a valid Drivers License with an excellent driving record
Ability 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 2013 season (September/October)
May be required to obtain state required pesticide licensing (training provided)
Must be available to work Monday- Friday
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 summer job consider spending the summer with Clarke!
Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace
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