RICHLAND COUNTY CONSERVATION DIST Weed Control Coordinator in SIDNEY, Montana

This job is located in Richland County, Sidney, Montana. This job requires education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED and three years experience with weed abatement, chemicals, and pesticides/herbicides. Equivalencies include course work in agriculture or related field, certification as a licensed pesticide applicator and two years of experience in weed management operations.The Weed Control Coordinator is responsible for protecting the assigned areas in the county from the degrading impact of exotic and invasive noxious weeds by implementing sound policies and procedures integrating chemical applications, educating the public to handle weeds on private land, mowing, bio-control, and reseeding disturbed roadsides. This includes performing administrative, supervisory and technical duties in support of the operation of the county weed control program and ensuring that weed sprayers properly apply herbicides and pesticides in accordance with federal, state and county laws.New employees must attend training sessions and pass the Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator License exam in Weed Right-of-Way category within 2 weeks of start date. The county will provide and pay for the necessary training and testing.Full job description available at Job Service Sidney. Job is open until filled.