Herbicide Sprayer / Pesticide Applicator with DL

Hillsville, VA posted on January 7

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 We are currently seeking a Herbicide Sprayer / Pesticide Applicator to join our team.

Essential Functions

  • Applies chemical herbicide and/or pesticide to right-of-way following brush removal, utilizing hose and spray nozzle from truck-mounted spray equipment, which includes tank, pump, hose reel, 200 feet of 5/8 inch hose, and/or utilizing a backpack in remote areas.
  • Services truck and equipment, maintaining them in neat, clean, and specified mechanical order.
  • Mixes herbicide in holding tank and fills injection tubes or assists spray crew Foreperson with mixing herbicide and filling tank.
  • Drives truck to specified areas where trees require treatment. Unloads injector pack and tools from truck.
  • Pulls wheeled cart (dolly) carrying injection unit into areas of brush to treat trees.
  • Operates a small power drill, which weighs less than 10 pounds. Drills holes into base of trees, places a probe from the chemical injector tank into the hole, and switches on the injector to treat trees.
  • Works around hazardous equipment
  • Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature, i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, dust, etc.
  • Works on unlevel ground


Minimum Requirements  

  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.
  • Must obtain and maintain appropriate license(s).
  • Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
  • Must be able to communicate with others.
  • Must be able to maintain balance over uneven terrain.
  • Must be able to carry backpack and hoses for several hours.
  • Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day.
  • Must have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to spray proper area.
  • Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment.
  • Must have transportation to and from the show up location.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must pass a background / MVR check.


‚ÄčPhysical Requirements:

Activity: R O F C Activity: R O F C Standing       X Seeing       X Walking     X   Reading   X     Sitting X       Reaching       X Stooping   X     Range of Motion       X Kneeling X       Hearing - Speech Range     X   Squatting   X     Depth Perception       X Body Twisting     X   Color Vision X       Crawling X       Lifting     X   Sense of Touch       X Carrying     X   Manual Dexterity     X   Pushing   X     Speaking Clearly     X   Pulling     X   Seeing Distant       X Climbing Ladders   X     Climbing On/Off Truck   X     Climbing Stairs X       Climbing        X Balancing     X   Gripping       X Lifting up to 10 lbs     X   Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs       X Lifting up to 50 lbs   X    



Rarely = less than 10% Occasionally = up to 33% Frequently = up to 66% Continously = 67% to 100%


Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.