The Jefferson County Noxious Weed/Invasive Species Department is accepting applications for a seasonal Applicator/Operator to conduct field operations in the control of noxious and invasive plants through the application of herbicides and use of mechanical and biological treatment methods.
Duties include operating and maintaining roadside spray trucks, backpack spraying on remote sites, mixing and loading spray equipment, digging and pulling plants, and miscellaneous shop maintenance.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a current driver's license, have the ability to work outdoors in a challenging environment, lift and carry a 35-pound backpack sprayer, and have basic computer skills. Applications may be downloaded here or picked up from the Jefferson County Weed/Invasive Species Office at 665 N 2880 E, Roberts. Applications should be returned to the Invasive Species Office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment, advancement, training, benefits or working conditions on the basis of age, race, gender, religion, national origin, or disability. Per Idaho Code, Title 65, Chapter 5, Jefferson County will afford a preference to employment of veterans. If claiming veteran’s preference, you must attach or otherwise submit a copy of your DD214 to your application.
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