Fremont County Administration

615 Macon Ave.
Room 106
Cañon City, CO 81212

(719) 276-7410
Fax: (719) 276-7412

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Except Holidays

 

Employment Application
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Employment Application
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POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

POSITION TITLE Weed Management Specialist
DEPARTMENT Fremont County Weed Management
STARTING SALARY Hourly $15.00 (Non-Exempt)
GRADE: 29
APPLICATION DEADLINE Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 4:00 PM

Applications are to be turned into the County Administration Office
at 615 Macon Avenue, Room 106

EMPLOYEES AND REHIRES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTARY PROOF
OF THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs seasonal field duties associated with noxious weed management in Fremont and surrounding counties. Includes sprayer calibration, mixing of herbicides, UTV operation, herbicide application, and equipment repairs in the field. Prepares daily records, interfaces with a variety of local, state, and regulatory agencies, including site visits, emails, mailings, and phone contacts; provides landowner assistance; may prepare maps and provide input to grant writing and reporting process. Performs weed management duties independently with limited supervision as well as in a team environment. Attends Fremont County Weed Advisory Board Meetings, as needed. Participates in project planning and coordination.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
Requires a high school diploma/GED equivalent and a minimum 2 years experience in a job with similar duties and progressively increasing responsibility. A Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of two (2) years progress toward a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Experience with the use of mapping equipment and software is preferred. Experience in the operation of UTVs, off-road vehicles, and other support equipment as well as herbicide application is preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  Possession of a valid Colorado driver’s license. Possession of (or ability to obtain) a Colorado Department of Agriculture Qualified Supervisor License or similar license from a state with a reciprocal agreement with Colorado. Requires annual attendance at training seminars offering Continuing Education Credits to maintain licensure.

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-Time Temporary.

Due to the high volume of applications received, only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION CAN BE REVIEWED
AT THE OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

“AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"