Lead Fertilization & Weed Control Technician
Company: College Fund Landscaping
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Lead Fertilization & Weed Control Technician ($40,000 - $60,000
Are you: Experienced in turf care and feel underutilized in your
current role?Do you: Want to be rewarded with a bonus when the
company revenue goals are met?Are you: A system focused individual,
who enjoys leading a team?Do You: Enjoy working outdoors in a
structured environment and helping homeowners achieve a great lawn?
Do you: Have a passion for diagnosing turf problems and teaching
others what you know? Do you: - Want to join a growing company with
opportunities for advancement?
Position description: Lead Fertilization Technician will ensure all
CFL Lawn technicians have the proper equipment, calibration of
equipment, materials, and instructions needed for the day every
morning. They will also be responsible for inventory management and
chemical tracking for every technician. The lead technician will be
responsible for all client site visits to address any concerns
regarding disease diagnosis and/or problem areas. They will be
responsible for lawn applications to clients properties when not
involved in diagnosis/problem area calls. The Lead Fertilization &
Weed Control Technician must be thoroughly familiar with all
aspects of weed control and its applications to include safe
handling of materials, proper mixing and transporting of materials,
First Aid procedures in case of an accident or spillage, proper
application of materials, proper operation of all equipment,
ordering correct materials, interfacing with customers, etc. The
Lead Fertilization & Weed Control Technician must be able to work
with minimal supervision and conduct all work in a safe manner. The
Lead Fertilization & Weed Control Technician must also attend to
and complete all paperwork and administrative requirements related
to the job while maintaining a professional demeanor. CFL Value
Alignment: - At CFL we have three main core values.
Todo Para Uno (all for one) - We are not a team because we work
together, we are a FAMILY because we respect, trust, help & care
for each otherTo thrive in our CFL family you must enjoy being part
of a team and helping others succeed and enjoy their work. If you
are individualistic in nature, please do not apply.
We Work Hard - Our CFL family relies on us to do whatever it takes
to deliver quality, exceed expectations the first time and do
what's right.If being part of a hard-working team with a supportive
structure aligns with your goals, we want you!
Lift & Respect - Respect, dignity and equality guide us daily to
Lift each other to be our best
-Reports to: The Lead Weed Control Technician reports directly to
the Operations Manager/Supervisor.
Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
Has a minimum of three years of experience in weed control or other
Green Industry field.
Thoroughly understands all aspects of weed control as outlined
above and in company SOPs.
Possess a valid driver's license and must be insurable on company's
Have a clean criminal record.
Legal documentation to verify employment eligibility.
Physically able to handle the work load of a Weed Control
Have full range of mobility in upper and lower body.
Able to lift 60 pounds without assistance.
Proficient in English in oral and written forms.
Has proper applicator's licenses and certifications, if
-Able to interact with customers in a professional and courteous
Continuing education requirement: minimum of 3 hours per year.
- Responsibilities: -
Able to operate company equipment: trucks, backpack sprayers, hose
reels, motorized spreaders, etc.
Able to perform all daily preventative maintenance (PM) on company
Able to operate GPS locator system for client scheduling.
Proficient in or able to learn customer relationship management
-Meets or exceeds company production standards for weed control
-Ensures that jobs are kept on schedule and on budget.
-Ensures that all safety procedures are followed and reports any
unsafe conditions to supervisors.
-Ensures all workers' compensation insurance claims are properly
documented and reported immediately.
Ensures all accidents are properly documented and reported
-Looks for extras and up-sales, and converts them into work orders
Ensures all work orders are processed correctly.
-Interfaces with office staff to ensure on-hand inventory of job
materials is adequate.
Ensures that company production standards are met.
-Maintains a clean crew truck at all times.
-Able to fill out and process all necessary job paperwork, purchase
orders, and time sheets, etc.
Able to interact with clients and potential clients in a
professional, courteous, and competent manner.
Able to train a weed control apprentice and maintain an elevated
level of morale.
-Ensures that job cost reports are properly analyzed.
Thoroughly understands and complies with company policies,
procedures, and SOPs.
Able to work with minimal supervision from Operations
Manager/Supervisor, but knows when to ask for assistance.
- Salary, bonus, and/or commissions: Commensurate with experience
($18.00 to $24.00 per hour plus 1% bonus of revenue produced when
goals are met). $40,000 - $60,000 per year - Benefits: PTO, Health
Insurance Retirement plan with 3% match
- Success factors: -
Is a steady and dependable individual.
Is organized in all areas (personal office space, field operations,
crew truck, job sites, etc.).
Presents himself or herself in a professional manner.
Initiates action when needed.
Anticipates problems and plans for needed materials, equipment, and
Requires minimal supervision.
Informs Operations Manager/Supervisor when assistance is
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