Location: Ocean Springs, MS & Nashville, TN

Pay Rate: Salaries start at $16.00 – $18.00 per hour and 36,000-$43,000 per year. Salary negotiable and based on experience.

We are looking for a long term, permanent person to fill this position.

JOB DESCRIPTION / SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Applicant will have the opportunity to work in various urban & rural areas throughout the Southeastern U.S., while driving and operating a Roadside Spray Truck. He or She will use the equipment to perform herbicide applications to county and state roadside right-of-ways to control unwanted vegetation. The applicant will be expected to work independently for extended periods of time and be required to represent the company in a professional manner.
  • Travel is required for position. Applicant can expect to travel most work weeks. During busy times trips lasting 7-10 days are common. Travel will fluctuate depending on the season and
  • Work weeks will exceed 50 hours depending on season and workload.
  • Main duties will include operating various sized commercial trucks equipped with 1,000 gallon tanks and computerized spray apparatus to perform herbicide applications to county and state road right-of-ways throughout the Southeastern United States.
  • Plan most efficient daily routes to maximize production.
  • Perform daily inspections of equipment to insure proper working condition and calibration.
  • Properly measure, mix, and apply herbicides to ensure desired application results.
  • Maintain awareness of hazards to ensure public and personal safety.
  • Maintain accurate records which include but are not limited to: daily application reports, daily driver logs, weekly time logs, and equipment check lists.

 

GOOD CANIDATES WILL HAVE:

  •  Valid driver’s license (CDL not required but preferred) & good driving record.
  •  Previous commercial driving experience preferred but not required.
  •  Herbicide experience not necessary if eager to learn with demonstrated competency.
  •  Drug Free, which includes pre-employment and random screenings.
  •  Applicant will be required to study and pass pesticide applicator tests in all states he or she will
  •  Experience with GPS/GIS
  •  Possess the skills required to perform calibration, programming, and operation of computerized
  •  Good communication skills; good physical condition; ability to work with minimal supervision.
  •  Work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
  •  Work an irregular schedule and unpredicted schedule changes.
  •  Competency is a must. Identify and solve problems in the most efficient manner.
  •  Resolve complex issues independently. Experiment to find creative solutions.
  •  Applicant should live within one hour of Ocean Springs or be willing to relocate for position.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  •  Job involves the use of chemicals on a daily basis. Position requires extensive chemical applications and the need to mix chemicals, and rinse and clean application devices.
  •  Work is conducted in outdoor industrial or natural settings where extreme temperatures and high humidity can present extreme work conditions.

 

RESPONSIBILITY/OVERSIGHT:

  •  Applicant will be directly involved in physical aspects of the appointed project.
  •  Required to oversee project development and completion.
  •  Required to document daily activities and report to supervisor.

 

Following these instructions is part of the job interview process.

  1. 1. Send resume to jobs@chemproservices.com
  2. 2. Include accurate & verifiable past work experience
  3. 3. Include cover letter and salary history.
  4. 4. In cover letter point out specific traits or points that make you qualified
  5. 5. List any specific training or credentials you possess (CDL, OSHA, Pesticide Licenses, etc.)