$17.50-$28.35 Hourly / $36,400.00-$58,968.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 917
Applies, maintains, and monitors chemicals by evaluating areas for possible pest or weed control, spraying around buildings and on unwanted turf and foliage, de-weeding small areas, and trimming bushes or trees to spray around them.
Determines the size of the area being sprayed, measures amounts of herbicides and surfactants to be mixed with water for a determined area, and appropriately disposes of and stores chemicals.
Maintains accurate and detailed records of where, when, and why spraying took place and creates special reports as needed.
Performs maintenance on equipment by cleaning equipment, checking oil levels in motors, fixing minor problems and repairs, and accurately calibrating equipment.
Advises others on how to prevent pests in their areas, maintains chemical storage area, evaluates turf for deficiencies and applies fertilizer, and aerates soil.
Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years applying pest control chemicals to exterminate insects and rodents and eradicate weeds
Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License
Structural Pest Control Commission Applicator License
Respirator Fit Certification
100 lb Lift Test
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Occupational Group Code: 30
Occupational Group Description: Labor and Trades
EEO Job Category Code: H
EEO Job Category Description: Service Maintenance
Organizational Level: First Level Employee
Bargaining Unit: AFSCME
The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.
Driving Level: Primary
License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver
CDL Endorsements: None
Safety Sensitive: No