LAWN CARE TECHNICIAN
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Barefoot & Associates Inc.
2500 Cleveland Rd
Smithfield NC 27577
Starting Date: Immediately
Position: Full-Time (year-round)
Individual must possess the necessary skills to learn and adapt to company's procedures for lawn care applications and services. Professionalism and customer service is the foundation for what the company has built its growth upon. Individual must at all times appear and present him or herself in a professional and courteous manner when servicing the clientele. Individual will be servicing lawn care clients and working primarily with turf.
Major functions required of this position would include: *knowledge of spreader and sprayer calibration, math and computing measurements by volume and area, proper safety when mixing and applying chemicals and knowledge of different chemicals and their uses. * obtain a NC Pesticide Applicators License within 6 months of job acceptance. * abide by and follow all pesticide laws and safety regulations when applying and or storing pesticides. * required to keep track of daily work sheets and log necessary information and tasks as required by his or hers supervisors. * required to attend yearly trade seminars and educational classes or workshops to better educate and keep abreast of new products, techniques and trends within the industry. *should have or quickly acquire the knowledge to properly identify all common grass types, insects and disease problems which will efficiently service the company and the customer with proper recommendations to resolve problems as they arise. * responsible for assisting in inventory control and notifying supervisors when inventory is getting low and new products need to be ordered.
Degree from a two or four year college in turf management or 3 years of experience on the job training is PREFERRED. WE MAY CAN TRAIN YOU IF YOU POSSESS SOME KNOWLEDGE AND THE WILLINGNESS TO LEARN. Individual must possess or obtain a NC Pesticide License within 6 months of job acceptance. Individual must be personable, professional, courteous, organized and attention to detail are all important. This individual should and will work in a team environment and adapt well as being a team player among other landscape and turf technicians. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, work in extreme weather conditions and follow all rules within the company safety and operational handbook. Applicant must be a legal US Citizen and possess a valid NC driver's license with a clean driving record. Pre-employment drug-testing, post-employment random drug testing (clean sweeps), criminal background checks and driving record will all be conducted and reviewed prior to any job offer.
Based upon education and experience.
Health, Dental, Vision and Vacation Package
*The employer reserves the right to change or add duties to this position as long as the changes and/or additions are consistent with the job classification.
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