Jim Hamilton, 14320 N Hohokam Village Place, Oro Valley, Arizona, 85755,
- Complete knowledge of chemical application equipment. - Knowledge in the safe mechanical operation and calibration of the following types of equipment: Ømechanically pressurized spray equipment; Øhand-operated spray equipment; Øhand-operated rotary spreaders; Øhand-operated drop spreaders; and Øutility tractors. - Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on all spraying equipment. - Knowledge of and ability to perform required role during emergency situations. - Interest in the game of golf is preferred. - Inspects turf, shrubs, lakes and other outdoor areas to determine pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer needs. - Applies pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers at appropriate times to maintain excellent condition of grounds and golf course; documents all applications per the OB Sports guidelines. - Compiles reports of pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer use on the golf course and calculates use rates for all products applied on the property. - Selects suppliers, products and equipment for such application and maintenance under the guidance of direct supervisor. - Purchases products and equipment as needed within budget limitations. - Maintains proper inventory of products. - Responsible for the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers, and ensures compliance. - Participates in all aspects of golf course maintenance. - Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with county, state and federal regulations. Keeps chemical room clean and orderly; secures under lock when not present. - Maintains direct communication with Golf Professional and Golf Course Director. - Attends applicable training seminars, classes and trade shows to maintain current knowledge. - Assists Golf Course Superintendent with duties when necessary. - Responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with the Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and maintaining them in a convenient location. - Understands and complies with all policies set forth in the club’s Employee Handbook. - Attends staff meetings. - Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent.
High School diploma or GED equivalent. Current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator. Prefer that Chemical Spraying Technician possess a valid driver’s license.
Minimum of 1 year as a licensed applicator.
Medical, Dental & Vision after 60 days of employment.
401K after 1 year of employment with company matching.