The City Of Newport News is recruiting for a Spray Technician. This position is responsible for all aspects of pesticide and herbicide application at all Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism maintenance sites. Serves as a lead worker and performs landscaping maintenance of City public grounds and facilities. Identifies weeds and diagnoses plant disease and problems; selects and properly mixes, prepares and applies appropriate herbicide/insecticide to eliminate weed and ornamental plant problems. Operates general landscaping equipment including, front-end loader, tractor with basic landscape attachments, winch truck, rototiller, aerator, mower, electric pruner, sprayer, and edger.
This position requires, 3-5 years of groundskeeping or landscaping experience including pesticide application, or any combination of education and experience. Anticipated hiring range: $14.34 – $23.50.
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