Certified Commercial/Industrial Pesticide Applicator

Urban Life Solutions

Caring for Our Outdoor World

ULS is currently seeking a Certified Commercial/Industrial Pesticide Applicator to join our team in Calgary. This position will be responsible for performing all sections of Plant Health Care, including: mixing, preparing and spraying pesticides, equipment maintenance, customer relations and other duties as required.

 

Responsibilities

  • Performing all sections of Plant Maintenance including tree injection and root invigoration
  • Responsible for the mixing and preparation of pesticides
  • Demonstrating proper pesticide application skills
  • Understanding and following directives on all pesticide and fertilizer work orders
  • Pesticide spraying equipment maintenance
  • Record keeping and report writing
  • Utilizing appropriate PPE to carry out job duties
  • Interacting with clientele to ensure job satisfaction
  • Additional tasks as required

 

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Valid Commercial/Industrial Pesticide Applicator Certification
  • 1+ years’ experience in pesticide application
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Experience with multiple machines including track hoe, packer, skid steer, grader is an asset
  • Professional and safety minded
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and succeed
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada
  • All successfully candidates must provide a recent criminal record check as part of employment

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous landscaping, snow removal and/or maintenance experience is an asset
  • Ability to take direction, give direction, learn and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain composure and be a role model especially under stressful situations
  • Motivated and energetic team player with an attention to detail and great work ethic

 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Ability to perform moderate to heavy intensive tasks for extended periods of time
  • Working in a variety of outdoor environments with the ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures
  • Physically demanding position that includes repetitive motions
  • Significant standing, walking, climbing, stooping, kneeling
  • Ability to regularly lift, carry, push and pull weights of up to 100 lbs

 

Join our Team. Let’s get growing together!

 

We thank all applicants for applying; only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

Why ULS: ULS offers both seasonal and year round employment. All our team members are provided with a well-rounded compensation package that includes competitive wages, field wear, training allowances, bonuses, benefits and the opportunity for advancement within the industry. ULS also provides the necessary training to do the job in a professional manner while maintaining safety guidelines. Come join our team and get involved with one of the largest and most progressive full service landscape companies in Canada!

 

 

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