The Spray Technician, under the supervision of the golf course superintendent or assistant superintendent, performs chemical applications on golf course properties; fertilizes tees, greens and fairways; and applies chemicals on the greens. The chemical technician is responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with chemical labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). This position is also responsible for compiling preliminary reports of pesticide usage for the golf course superintendent.
Performs routine safety inspections on all spraying equipment.
Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with county, state, and federal regulations, and is responsible for the safety and direction of chemical handlers and/or helpers.
Tracks chemical inventory.
Complete knowledge of chemical application equipment.
Current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator.
American Red Cross first-aid training certificate.
Ability to follow oral and written directions.
Possession of a valid driver's license.
Knowledge in the safe mechanical operation and calibration of the following types of equipment:
Mechanically pressurized spray equipment
Hand-operated spray equipment
Hand-operated rotary spreaders
Hand-operated drop spreaders
2 - 5 Years as a spray technician and/or second assistant superintendent at a golf facility.
State Pesticide License for State of Florida.
Health and Dental Insurance
Local Education Seminars
Exclusive discount and travel programs with Four Seasons
Must have completed training requirements as demanded by the state and federal governments, including those required by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard.