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Employer: Pottawatomie County
Division: Noxious Weed
Job Title: Sprayer Operator
Salary: $15.02 Hourly

Job Description:

Starting Rate: $15.02/hr (full-time) Plus excellent benefits including health insurance, paid time off, KPERS & more

Position Responsibilities: Chemically control noxious weeds for right-of-ways, railways and government-controlled land.  Sell chemicals to landowners; provide snow removal during inclement weather; and assisting with Household Hazardous Waste Program and Consumer Recycling Program.

Education/Experience Required: A high school diploma or GED is required. A technical degree or some college credit is preferred.  Employee must pass classes in Kansas Department of Agriculture Certification, Household Hazardous Waste Class, HAZMAT training, First Aid and Hazard Communication Skills and Commercial applicator examination in 6 and 9A within one year of employment.

Special Requirements: This position requires the possession and maintenance of a valid Class A Kansas Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with the appropriate endorsements.  Newly hired employees who do not currently have a valid Class A CDL will need to obtain one within 60 days of starting employment. The air brake and tanker endorsements are required.

Drug Free Workplace - Pottawatomie County is committed to a Drug-Free Workplace. By submitting my application I understand the County requires the successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment drug test as a condition of employment. This position may also require additional testing, which may include written, verbal, or physical assessments.

Completion of an employment application does not constitute an offer of employment nor is a completed application considered a contract of employment. Employment with Pottawatomie County is considered to be “at-will”. Submission of an application does not establish an obligation for Pottawatomie County to offer an interview or employment. Additionally, any misrepresentation or omission of information on the employment application may result in the rejection of the application or in dismissal from employment.

Vacancy Number: PT2017-24

Open Date: 7/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: