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Summer Work - OUTDOORS on the WATER - APPLY TODAY! Niles, MI

Company: Clarke
Location: Niles
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Clarke of Niles, MI is seeking to hire an Aquatic Service Technician that will be responsible for a comprehensive inspection of aquatic ecosystems and assisting with the applications of appropriate herbicide and/or algaecide to control or eliminate invasive aquatic plants and algae species. This position is perfect for someone who is passionate about public health, sustainability, and enjoys working outdoors and around water. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!

WORK SCHEDULE AND SALARY

This position earns a competitive wage of $11/hr. and generally works a 7:00AM-3:30PM shift Monday Friday (end times may vary based on business needs). The Aquatic Service Technician works on average 20-40 hours per week and supports the summer seasonal operations.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN AQUATIC SERVICE TECHNICIAN

As an Aquatic Services Technician, you will drive your Company provided pickup truck/trailer to account locations and identify plant and algae species to be treated. After successfully identifying treatment areas, you will operate motorboats and/or ATV's to apply herbicides and algaecides via a backpack sprayer or pressurized spray application. You love your Aquatic Service Technician job as you get to be out of an office and working on the water during the early morning and afternoon hours. You have excellent attention to detail as you accurately measure products and document your findings.

When you are not visiting customer properties, you are assisting with inspections and maintenance on your equipment, attending training, or helping in other aspects of your field. Your passion for public health and nature shines through as you complete your work each day.

ABOUT CLARKE

Clarke lives up to their company's mission to make communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable. We are a global public health products and services Company who pioneers, develops, and delivers environmentally responsible mosquito control solutions and aquatic services to help prevent disease, control nuisances, and create healthy waterways.

We are looking for employees who are passionate about sustainable living, caring for our planet and other people. We value the hard work and time that our team puts in. We have not forgot that without them we could not be successful. We offer on-going training and opportunities for advancement for all employees.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN AQUATIC SERVICE TECHNICIAN

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess a high school degree or equivalent with high school level math skills
  • Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms
  • Have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record
  • Some paid travel and overnight hotel stays in and around the area will be required
  • Ability to sit and drive a vehicle for extended periods of time as well as walk extensively
  • Must be able to work through the end of our season (September/October)
  • May be required to pass the Michigan Aquatics Applicator exam (training provided)
  • Capable of using handheld technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, GPS, and system applications
  • Be able to lift and carry backpacks of up to 75 pounds
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  • Have good physical dexterity and the ability to bend, lift, and carry all water systems (some in excess of 100 lbs.) with a partner
  • Candidate must be comfortable performing assigned duties outdoors while walking through various and challenging terrain, including but not limited to water, heavy vegetation and uneven land, throughout residential communities, urban environments and forested areas where environmental conditions are affected by weather.
  • Be able to read and follow maps
  • Have good physical dexterity
  • Must be comfortable working in and around water and have the ability to swim
  • Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the Company
  • Ability to travel to multiple site locations to meet the needs of the business

Are you a problem-solver? Do you have the desire to be involved in public health? Does working near water excite you? Are you attentive to detail? Do you enjoy working outdoor and nature? Do you know how to work handheld technical devices including smartphones, GPS, and systems applications? If so, you may be perfect for this position!

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you feel that you would be right for the Aquatic Service Technician job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.

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