Klamath County Oregon
  • 13-Dec-2016 to 11-May-2017 (PST)
  • Public Works
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • UH18 $16.01-17.45
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Non-Union


Summary

Controls noxious weeds for individuals and agencies under contract with Klamath County. (Seasonal position, not to exceed 8 months. Approximately April - October). Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Controls noxious weeds by chemical application or utilization of hand tools on private property and property under the control of other agencies.

02 Repairs and maintains County weed sprayers and vehicles.

03 Maintains current Chemical Applicator's License by attending continuing education classes.

04 Completes daily records of location, type, and application rate of chemicals applied.

05 Supervises weed control drivers/helpers; organizes and directs daily work activities in the field.

MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO START DATE

01 Current Driver's License

02 Oregon All Terrain Vehicle Safety Education card

03 CPR Certification

04 First Aid Certificate

05 Chemical Applicator's License (Minimum Categories: Regulatory Weed).

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL PREPARATION

Experience or training in recognition and eradication of noxious weeds; thorough knowledge of Klamath County's road system and Oregon State Highway system. Experience in off-road driving, operating ATV's and small boats; experience operating GPS units and reading maps. Accustom to working outdoors.

WORK SCHEDULE

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management.  It is the attendance standards of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work.  Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.  Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency. Employees working in this position may be required to work over-time.

DRUG POLICY                         

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing

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