SPRAY TECHNICIAN

The Spray Technician, under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent or Golf Course Foreman, performs pesticide applications on borough properties. The spray technician is responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with pesticide labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). The spray technician must be able to detect and identity disease and pest problems including the potential for the same.

The Spray Technician must also:

Perform routine safety inspections and calibration of all pesticide handling equipment.
Maintain storage and mixing areas in compliance with all regulations.
The Spray Technician must complete all training requirements required to apply pesticides
The Spray Technician must be able to make applications on a flexible schedule.
The Spray Technician must also be able to perform all other functions of golf course maintenance as directed.
The Spray Technician must also be able to work weekends as part of the regular work week.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge in the safe mechanical operation and calibration of the types of equipment used for turf and ornamental application.
Two years working on a golf course.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

A new Jersey Pesticide Applicators License including categories 3A and 3B
Complete knowledge of chemical application equipment.
A degree in Turf grass Management would be beneficial.

JOB BENEFITS

Benefits include, but are not limited to: Starting pay from 49,907+ step 1 depending on qualifications as well as overtime. Yearly union contract pay increase and educational expenses.
Family health plan, 2 weeks’ vacation, 10 sick days per year, enrollment in the New Jersey State Pension Plan, after a probationary period.

SALARY

Starting $49,907 (Step 1) Final $69,275.66 (Step 10) plus overtime

Job Application Instructions to the Paramus Golf Course:

Resumes can be mailed or emailed to:

Andy Schuckers, CGCS
General Manage/ Superintendent
Paramus Golf Course
314 Paramus Road, Paramus NJ 07652
Email: Aschuckers@paramusborough.org

To apply for this job email your details to Aschuckers@paramusborough.org