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Lake and Pond Management Technician

Company: DeAngelo Contracting Services
Location: Venice
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionDCS is a family owned and operated business with treating all employees like family at the core of our values. Our employees provide innovative, safe, and high-quality infrastructure/maintenance contracting services to State DOTs, railroads, and other commercial/residential customers across the entire United States. Employees receive generous compensation packages, employee engagement events & career development programs, just to name a few of the perks of being part of the DCS family!To provide quality service, we need top-of-the-line employees. That is why we offer great compensation, awesome benefits, and a work environment worth bragging about!Job DescriptionAs an employee of DCS, you will be asked to contribute your skills and expertise to help make the environment beautiful all while upholding our company's values, principles, and family name! As a Lake and Pond Management Technician, you will be responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and cleaning a wide range of lake fountains and aeration systems. You will also maintain a schedule of accounts to control aquatic vegetation in waterways using boats and UTVs.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:OPERATIONS:

  • Spray complete algae, grass, and brush control to maintain ponds, lakes, and various aquatic areas.
  • Additional duties may include cattail/brush removal, water testing, stocking fish, and cleaning or repair of fountain and aerators.
  • Perform Equipment/Vehicle inspections (responsible for truck/spray system).
  • Make sure all work is conducted in compliance with strict safety guidelines and label requirements.
  • Treatment and control of complete weed, grass, and brush in various commercial/industrial sites of nuisance, as well as invasive plants and vegetation in various lakes, ponds, and waterways.
  • Assist with all daily routing, scheduling, and tank mixing.
  • Have all the necessary tools and equipment on board, including repair kits for on-the-road repairs.
  • Have all proper paperwork, MSDS sheets, labels, etc.
  • Have all proper safety items, such as vests, hard hats, gloves, safety glasses, etc.
  • Make sure all equipment is in working order, such as water suck pumps, chemical injection equipment, computers, etc., and minor repairs are made.
  • Truck cleanliness and care.
  • Be capable of calibrating all spray equipment.
  • Make sure all work is conducted in compliance with strict safety guidelines.
  • Basic understanding of weed, grass, and brush types.
  • Complete understanding of chemicals used, what they control, and all safety requirements.TECHNICAL:
    • Understanding of chemicals used, what they control, and all safety requirements.
    • Basic understanding of application methods and equipment (i.e., boats, four-wheel drive trucks).
    • Ability to communicate professionally with Homeowners, Apartments, and other customers.
    • Understanding of outdoor working conditions.QualificationsEDUCATION:High School Diploma or Equivalent is required.EXPERIENCE:
      • 18+ years of age or older.
      • Experience with electrical troubleshooting is an advantage, but not required.
      • Prior experience in the Aquatic Vegetation Management field is an advantage, but not required.
      • Commercial Pesticide Applicators License for Aquatic Vegetation Management is preferred, but not required for hire. This license will need to be obtained in the first year.
      • Be able to work outdoors in hot and humid conditions.
      • Must know how to swim and not be afraid of the water.
      • All candidates must successfully clear the following per DCS' company standards prior to hire:
      • MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A FEDERAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND COMPLETED A DOT DRUG SCREEN.Additional InformationDeAngelo Contracting Services offers competitive benefit packages to all employees. This includes but is not limited to, company sponsored medical, dental, vision & life insurance policies, per diems for time spent away from home, Paid time off, paid holidays and significant amounts of career development opportunities just to name a few!Come be a part of the DeAngelo family, today!DCS is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all hiring and employment regulations. In the event an ADA accommodation is needed, DCS is happy to help all employees achieve gainful employment in an atmosphere where they are appreciated and respected. DCS offers subcontracting services to government agencies as such, candidates may be subject to pre employment screenings such as criminal background checks, pre employment, post accident & reasonable impairment drug screenings, motor vehicle record checks, etc. as such, DCS complies with all federal and state regulatory guidelines including the FCRA.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: DeAngelo Contracting Services, Palmetto , Lake and Pond Management Technician, Engineering , Venice, Florida

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