Job Description

    Herbicide Qualified Applicator JobID: 18692
  • Position Type:
    District Maintenance/Custodial/Grounds Worker

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    District Wide - Glendale, AZ

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

  •   Additional Information:
    Position Title: District Herbicide Qualified Applicator

    Department: District Maintenance

    Supervisor: District Maintenance Grounds Supervisor
    Term of Employment: 12 Month
    Salary Classification: 20

    Job Summary: Supervise the herbicide program throughout PUSD11, maintain current licensure and certification, keeping the district in compliance with state mandates.

    Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
    • Supervises Herbicide applicators
    • Applies or assists in the application of herbicide
    • Training applicators in continuing education and maintains records
    • Responsible for chemical safety storage
    • Maintains equipment
    • Skill in safely mixing and applying herbicides in compliance with the Arizona Dept. of Agriculture regulations.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

    • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, policies and Arizona Dept. of Agriculture reporting procedures.
    • Knowledge of applicable grants management.
    • Knowledge of applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies and procedures.

    • Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver’s License.
    • Must possess Applicator Certification for Ornamental & Turf and Right-of-Way.
    • Must possess Qualified Applicator Certification for Ornamental & Turf and Right-of-Way.

    • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background check.
    • May be required to work outside normal working hours.
    • May be required to perform services while standing, stooping, bending, crawling or in trenches.
    • May be exposed to dangerous machinery, potential physical harm, extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, fumes and infectious diseases.
    • May be required to lift and/or carry heavy, bulky supplies, equipment, tools, parts and materials weighing up to 60 pounds.
    • May be required to work outside normal working hours.
    • May be required to travel to perform work functions.


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