Nature of Work
This is an on-call position relating to the operations of the District’s vehicles and spray equipment. Incumbent is responsible for application of adulticide to designated areas depending upon the mosquito population. Incumbent is responsible for the vehicle and spray equipment assigned for a particular spray mission. Individual will be asked to work on an as-needed basis which includes but is not limited to evenings, weekends, and holidays.
This individual maintains equipment and applies abatement materials in compliance with directives, standards, policies and procedures as set forth by the District Board of Commissioners and administered by the Executive Director.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Ground ULV Coordinator/Dispatch as well as area supervisors and is reviewed through personal contact to determine overall proficiency.
Physical and Environmental Conditions
Work requires strenuous physical effort to perform manual work involving walking over rough, uneven terrain, repeated bending and climbing, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or lifting objects up to 100 pounds. This individual will be exposed to both inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, close proximity to moving mechanical parts, exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors and oils and may be required to wear a respirator and other protective equipment as required.
The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Thorough understanding of mosquito control operations, policies and procedures.
Ability to operate and care for light pick-up truck and insecticide application equipment.
Ability to receive instructions and to perform tasks assigned in a safe and efficient manner.
Ability to communicate effectively to the public when necessary.
Completed high school education or equivalent trade school education.
Must hold a valid Florida driver’s license.
Must be 18 years of age or older.