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Posted: Saturday, January 20, 2018 12:10 AM

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Educational Requirements:
Ability to understand written and verbal instructions. Current PA Department of Agriculture pesticide application license with category 7 certification.

Experience Requirements:
Minimum of one year’s experience in golf course spraying, irrigation and maintenance.

Special Requirements:
Must have valid driver’s license. After training, must know how to safely operate all spray equipment, rotary mowers, weed eaters, leaf blowers, utility vehicles, tractors, fairway mowing equipment, power bunker rake, riding greens mowers, and trucks. Must learn to safely operate the snow making equipment, snow grooming equipment, and how to safely load and unload skiers on the ski and snow tubing lifts.

Comments:
The Golf Course Spray and Irrigation Technician helps to diagnose specific diseases and treat insects that affect critical areas of the course, and also identifies and treats unwanted vegetation, using both preventative and curative methods. He or she will assist in the use and establishment of an Integrated Pest Management program, and will be responsible for irrigation repairs and installation throughout the golf course.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:
Golf Season:
1. Spray prescribed amounts of fertilizer, insecticide, herbicide and fungicide, using hoses and truck-mounted tank, taking care not to injure turf or shrubs.
2. Fill sprayer tank with chemicals and water according to formula, using hose or pump. Pull spray hose from truck mounted reel, turn knob, press lever, and point nozzle selected according to site characteristics, such as type of infestation, wind direction and velocity, and terrain. May use portable spray equipment.
3. Assist superintendent with correct calibrations of all spray equipment.
4. Assist superintendent in planning current and long-range spray programs.
5. Maintain daily spray records.
6. Assist superintendent in maintaining proper chemical inventory.
7. Post notification of any spray application to customers.
8. Responsible for the direct preventive maintenance of all equipment associated with the task of spraying.
9. Read, understand and keep current with all Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
10. Perform routine safety inspections on all spraying equipment.
11. Maintain chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with county, state and federal regulations. Responsible for the safety of all helpers.
12. Assist with daily course and irrigation tasks as required when spray duties are not required.

Winter Sports Season:
1. Make snow
2. Operate ski and snow tubing lifts
3. Assist in the repair of golf and winter sports equipment as needed.
4. Groom ski trails as needed

Date Available:
Immediately

Application Instructions:
Please visit http://www.skytop.com/about/careers/ to apply.

Application URL:
Apply Here: https://skytop.wyckwyre.com/VirtualStepPositionDetails.aspx?TemplateId=213744

Salary Range:
$14.00 - 16.00

Email: rmalejandro@skytop.com

• Location: Harrisburg, Skytop, PA

• Post ID: 59974367 harrisburg
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