Vegetation Management Technician

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NaturChem Inc.

Vegetation Management Technician

Tupelo, Mississippi

Interviews to be held December 14-16, 2020
Start date is January 4, 2021

NaturChem is seeking qualified, hardworking individuals who are looking for a family-oriented company, who love working outside with equipment like tractors and heavy-duty trucks, and who want to achieve big results while learning and growing within a team environment.

Vegetation Management Technicians:

Our Vegetation Management (VM) Technicians come from all walks of life (retail/warehousing, beverage distribution, and fitness training are some examples). Our technicians service customers throughout our territory based in Tupelo, MS. 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 outside at various customer sites across the territory 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.  This job requires frequent standing, walking, bending, pulling, and lifting in changing environmental conditions.

What Qualifications are Best for this Job:

**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
Mechanically inclined
Better than average knowledge of basic tools
Math skills to include basic multiplication and division, percentages, measurement conversions
Basic functionality with Apple Products (iPhone, iPad, Mac)
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
Must successfully pass pre-employment and post-employment screenings (drug and background)
Good driving record (MVR) for the last three (3) years

Pay & Hours:

$34,000-40,000 annual salary depending on experience
Salary increase available upon obtaining an Herbicide Applicator License

NaturChem, Inc. provides 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.

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