San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Job Opportunity- SD City Pesticide Applicator

September 09, 2016 0:00am to September 12, 2016 0:00am

TO APPLY: https://www.sandiego.gov/empopp/

Pesticide Applicator positions identify plant diseases and target pests; determine proper chemical, solution, and additive rates and report to a supervisor before any applications are made; keep records and maintain logs on chemical applications, chemical category, and time and equipment cards; perform preventive maintenance and change pumps, reels and hoses on all vehicles; and perform other duties as assigned.

Salary: $18.97-$22.62 hourly

You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: You must meet ONE of the following options:

  1. One year of full-time experience applying turf and ornamental pesticides in public parks, recreation areas, natural habitat or open space areas, golf courses or similar sites.

  2. Two years of full-time grounds maintenance experience which MUST include six months of full-time experience applying turf and ornamental pesticides in public parks, recreation areas, natural habitat or open space areas, golf courses or similar sites. Qualifying grounds maintenance experience MUST include cultivating, fertilizing, and planting lawns, shrubs and trees.

  3. Associate's Degree in Landscape Technology or a closely related field, AND three months of full-time experience applying turf and ornamental pesticides in public parks, recreation areas, natural habitat or open space areas, golf courses or similar sites.

NOTE: Commercial or residential structure pest control is NOT qualifying.

CERTIFICATE: A valid California Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) or California Qualified Applicator License (QAL) in Landscape Maintenance.