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Nursery Applicator at Bentley Ridge Tree Farm & Nursery - 14513

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Nursery Applicator
Bentley Ridge Tree Farm & Nursery
4400 West 1st Street Bentley Ridge Tree Farm & Nursery
50111 Grimes , IA ,
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Job Description: 

Part-time position with flexible hours
Applicator will operate tractors & UTV - mounted sprayers to make timely pesticide applications to:
• ornamental trees
• farm turf
• grounds
• Maintain excellent records, inventory, and keep equipment maintenanced.
• Prioritize safety
• Keep excellent communication
• Be reliable
• Be honest
• Be able to work independently
• Have excellent attention to detail
• Perform work with integrity
• Have 1+ years’ experience with agricultural equipment (Eg. tractors, sprayers, etc)
• Be familiar with Chemical/ Pesticide applications
• Have Iowa Commercial Applicators Certificate with Categories 3OT and 6, or able to attain within 3 months of employment.
• Able to make simple entries into Excel spreadsheet
• Valid driver’s license

Duties & Responsibilities: 

• The Application Technician will perform applications with direction from, and under the supervision of, the Production Manager.
o Airblast pesticide & fungicide applications to ornamental trees
o Turf pre-emergent spray or spreader applications
o Burn down spot treatments with pull-behind tank or backpack
• Keep records of all applications
• Posting in Application Areas
• Keep inventories of all chemicals
• Communicate with scouts to determine applications
• Maintain certification by CIC or testing
• Maintain all spray equipment
• Sprayer calibration

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