Vegetation Management Technician

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NaturChem Inc.

Job Description

Vegetation Management Technician – Candidates should live or be willing to commute to Lakeland, FL area daily.

You *must* apply on NaturChem’s website:

NaturChem is seeking qualified, hardworking individuals who are looking for a family-oriented company, who love working outside with equipment like tractors, ATV’s, Skid Steer, heavy-duty trucks, Marsh Master’s and all kinds of Aquatic equipment, we want our employees to achieve big results while learning and growing within a team environment.


Our technicians come from all walks of life (retail/warehousing, beverage distribution, and fitness training are some examples). Our technicians service customers throughout our territory covering fourteen states. Our services include herbicide applications for growth regulations as well as mechanical services like cutting and clearing. We train all employees on-site. We always expect our technicians to follow our safety policies in all circumstances and lead by example. This is not a landscaping job. We use heavy trucks and equipment and we have EPA regulations that must be followed.

The Work:

Working from a heavy-duty truck you’ll be working outdoors applying herbicide to control vegetation for our customers (transportation, utility, industrial, etc.). There will be an opportunity to learn a variety of services and equipment. A “jack of all trades” is preferred.

The Opportunity:

There is a great opportunity for someone to grow their position within this office working alongside the General Manager. The right candidate can help expand this division and take on a leadership role as this department grows within the territory.

What Qualifications are Best for this Job:

**CDL is preferred
**Equipment Experience is plus

Physically able to work outdoors, on your feet, in various conditions
Knowledge of how to protect yourself in heat exposure conditions
Ability to walk several miles per day
Ability to routinely lift 50lbs
Experience operating light/heavy-duty trucks
Experience with 100+hp tractors
Generally mechanically inclined
Better than average knowledge of basic tools
Math skills to include basic multiplication and division, percentages, measurement conversions
Good driving record (MVR) for the last three (3) years
Basic functionality with Apple Products (iPhone, iPad, Mac)
Must be willing to travel and work weekends occasionally
Working areas will be Central to South FL
Ability to navigate and create maps in Google Maps
Comfortable maintaining digital paperwork, filling out forms online
Ability to travel overnight
Over 21 years old
Can successfully pass pre-employment and post-employment screenings (drug and background)
Pay & Hours:

$31,200-36,000 annual salary depending on experience
Salary increase available upon obtaining a Florida Herbicide Applicator License
45-55 hours per week are routine in this position
Clicking “apply” on Indeed is not your last step. You *must* apply on NaturChem’s website: to be considered by the local hiring manager.

Please visit our website and state on the form the position and location for which you are applying. Ex: VM Technician-Lakeland

NaturChem, Inc. and its affiliates provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, NaturChem, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $31,200.00 – $36,000.00 per year

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