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Weed Department Supervisor

Livingston, MT

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Description

Looking for a great new career?? Now hiring a Weed Department Supervisor for a county department in Livingston, MT!!!

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION, GO TO: https://jobs.parkcounty.org/

Submit Application to:
 
Apply direct or by mail :
Attn: Lisa Harreld
414 East Callender Street
ATTN: Human Resources
Livingston, MT 59047
 
By Phone :
Call Lisa Harreld at (406) 222-4180
 
By Fax :
Fax to (406)222-4144
Attn : Lisa Harreld
 
Title:   Weed Department Supervisor/Junk Vehicle Coordinator/Mosquito Control

Term:  Permanent position!!!

Schedule:  Full Time

Pay:  $17.55 - $21.94 DOE

Position overviewThe purpose of this position is threefold - to manage and coordinate noxious weed control efforts, to manage and carry out all junk vehicle efforts, and to manage and coordinate mosquito control efforts in Park County.

The Weed Department implements an effective noxious weed management program for the protection of our agriculture, natural resources, biodiversity, and ecosystem’s integrity. The Weed Coordinator is responsible for managing County right-of-way and property from the degrading impacts of noxious weeds. This is accomplishedby implementing sound policies and procedures of integrated pest management that includes: monitoring, prevention, herbicide application, biological control, mechanical controland cultural control, as well as educating the public to handle weeds on private, state, and federal lands in Park County. This includes performing administrative, supervisory and technical duties in support of the operation of and ensuring that employees properly apply herbicides in accordance with federal, state and county laws.

The Junk Vehicle Program works with community members to remove their junk vehicles and recycle them through the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. On occasion, the program may assist the Park County Sheriff’s Office with the recycling of abandoned vehicles that are handled through their office.

The Mosquito Control Program responsibilities include administrative and budgetary roles with oversight of the seasonal employee. The Supervisor ensures that the employee is filling out appropriate daily application records, is handling and mixing insecticides correctly, and handles any complaints that need additional attention.  The supervisor on occasion may perform insecticide application.

Education and Experience:

Education: Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Pest Management, Environmental Science, Rangeland Ecology, Rangeland Management, Botany, Agriculture or related field 

Experience:Recent work experience of at least 3-5 years of weed control management or a related field

Certifications, Licenses, etc.:

Valid Montana driver’s license

State Issued Government Pesticide Applicator License- or be required to pass exam within 1 month of hire for Regulatory Weed and Mosquito Abatement

State Issued Pesticide Dealer License- or be required to pass exam within 1 month of hire

Montana Noxious Weed Free Forage Inspection License- or be required to pass exam within 1 month of hire

FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND APPLICATION, GO TO: https://jobs.parkcounty.org/

Submit Application to:
 
Apply direct or by mail :
Attn: Lisa Harreld
414 East Callender Street
ATTN: Human Resources
Livingston, MT 59047
 
By Phone :
Call Lisa Harreld at (406) 222-4180
 
By Fax :
Fax to (406)222-4144
Attn : Lisa Harreld

 

Apply Now