Florida Keys Mosquito Control District

On-Call Fog Truck Operator

US-FL-Key Largo | US-FL-Key West | US-FL-Marathon
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-1024
# of Openings
99
Category
Other

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

Duties

  1. Perform physical inspection of assigned vehicle and spray system before and after each mission.
  2. Follow appropriate route and time schedules depending upon area and time of year.
  3. Utilize no-spray and special spray lists for assigned areas.
  4. Read odometer and similar meters and dials and record such readings.
  5. Maintain correct paperwork on time sprayed, hour meter and odometer.
  6. Effectively communicate with the public when necessary while conducting missions.
  7. Report any incidents, accidents and unusual occurrences to supervisor immediately.
  8. Train new employees in policies and procedures when necessary.

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.

Qualifications

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.

 

Minimum Requirements

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.

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