"for a greener Tennessee"

Spray Technician

April 17, 2019 2:05 PM | Anonymous

City of Sevierville
Sevierville Golf Club
Spray Technician – Full-time

SALARY:          $13.91 an hour + excellent benefit package

OPENING DATE: 04/04/2019

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

The essential function of the position within the organization is to perform chemical applications on golf course properties under the supervision of the golf course Superintendent and/or Assistant Superintendent.  Responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with material safety data sheets (MSDS).

SUMMARY:

  • Performs all spraying duties as direct by the Superintendent or the Assistant Superintendent.
  • Performs regular golf course maintenance duties when not occupied with spraying or fertilizing.
  • Checks regularly the course for pest and nutrition related problems and reporting all findings to the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent.
  • Prepares routine and special reports of all operations, which includes application rates, spraying settings, weather conditions, pest symptoms and quantities of materials used.
  • Keeps an up-to-date and accurate inventory of all pesticides and fertilizers and reporting any shortfall to the Superintendent and/or Assist. Superintendent.
  • Organizes and maintains fertilizer and pesticide storage building.
  • Regularly calibrates fertilizer and chemical applicators.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Requires high school diploma or GED, and an Associate degree in Golf Course & Turfgrass Management.  Must obtain the TN Department of Agriculture category 03 pesticide applicator certification within 6 months from date of hire.  A minimum of 2 years golf course maintenance experience is required.  Must have a strong background in disease identification, insect technology, weed identification, and nutrient deficiencies as they apply to turf-grass maintenance. 

Please submit application and/or resume in an envelope marked “Spray Technician” to:

City of Sevierville, Att: Human Resources
P.O. Box 5500
Sevierville, TN 37864-5500

Applications can be completed on-line atwww.seviervilletn.org.  Resumes may be sent by fax to 865-453-5518 or e-mailed tokward@seviervilletn.org

The City of Sevierville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in its programs or activities pursuant to Public Law 93-112 or 101-336

The City of Sevierville does not discriminate based on race, color or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d.)


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