Job Description

Overall Job Objective

What Success Looks Like In This Job

Under direction, participates in the identification and management of weed infestations, as well as perform a variety of duties involved in the implementation of a community forestry program on County owned Property, in parks, trails and County owned right of ways; participates in an integrated pest management program and tree management program. The person in this position provides skilled and semi-skilled assistance to the Parks Weed and Forestry Crew Leader.

Examples of Duties for Success

  • Apply EPA registered herbicides on Adams County open space and roadsides to noxious weeds.
  • Keep accurate records of all herbicide applications and tree inventory.
  • Operate various equipment including County vehicles, ATV, spray equipment and County computer equipment.
  • Collect data for the County tree inventory program.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.

Qualifications for Success

  • Experience: Two (2) years of experience in forestry, landscape management, pesticide application and/or related field.
  • Education and Training: High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • License or Certificate:
    • Must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Colorado drivers license.
    • Must possess a Pesticide Applicators license.
  • Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Other:
    • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, crouch, squat, stoop, reach, crawl, twist, climb.
    • Ability to lift 100 pounds.
    • Exposure to noise, outdoors, chemical and mechanical hazards.

More Qualifications for Success

Note: This is a seasonal, position that typically works between the months of April and October. 

Application Instructions

Please apply for this position by following the link provided below. A new window will open on your screen and you will be directed to the Adams County Government employment website. From there, please follow the application directions provided. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO SAY YOU SAW THE AD ON JOBING.COM!

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