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Spray Technician

By The Stone Canyon Club, Oro Valley, Arizona,

Jim Hamilton, 14320 N Hohokam Village Place, Oro Valley, Arizona, 85755, Telephone: 480.215.5622

- Complete knowledge of chemical application equipment.
- Knowledge in the safe mechanical operation and calibration of the following types of equipment:
Ø   mechanically pressurized spray equipment;
Ø   hand-operated spray equipment;
Ø   hand-operated rotary spreaders;
Ø   hand-operated drop spreaders; and
Ø   utility 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.

Educational Requirements

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.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 1 year as a licensed applicator.

Special Requirements

 

 

Job Benefits

Medical, Dental & Vision after 60 days of employment.
401K after 1 year of employment with company matching.

Date Job is Available

Salary

$15.00/hr. - $17.00/hr. Based on Experience

Job Application Instructions

Email resumes to jim.hamilton@buffalogolfmgt.com

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