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Pest Control Spray Technicians

Job title: Pest Control Spray Technicians

Job location: Waller, TX  77484

Job type: Full-Time

Compensation:

Competitive hourly rate and benefits

(including matching 401K)

Job Category: Team Member

Company Overview:

Magnolia Gardens Nursery is a family owned and operated business, founded in 1978 and located in Waller and Magnolia, Texas. Just 45 minutes north of Houston, our locations offer employees a beautiful place to work while still being close to all the action in the nation’s 4th largest city. MGN prides itself on cultivating a team environment with the leaders of the horticulture industry. Bring your expertise to our 150 acre container nursery or our leading tissue culture laboratory and young plant production nursery. We know, understand and most importantly, appreciate the skill and dedication it takes to be successful in this industry and want to give you the foundation to flourish in our unique industry. We value our employees and look forward to learning more about you.

Job description:

Magnolia Gardens Nursery is seeking Pest Control Spray Technicians. They will be required to be train under the Lead Pesticide Applicator performing duties that include but are not limited to:

Job Expectations/Requirements
• Mix pesticides and fungicides accurately
• Spray pesticides and fungicides effectively
• Write/document rates and quantities of chemicals used
• Navigate the entire nursery effectively and efficiently
• Be willing to work early or late hours
• Be willing to work weekends upon request and on short notice
• Maintain spray equipment to keep it operation
• Wear proper protective equipment when mixing and applying chemicals
• Manage time effectively and efficiently
• Post appropriate warning signs before spraying chemicals to ensure safety
• Remove warning signs after re-entry into the treated area is permitted.
• Operate spray equipment including tractors, boom sprayers, air blow sprayers
• Maintenance of equipment involving checking the oil
• Be willing to work in confined spaces, hot, humid and cold environments
• MUST be capable of wearing a respirator and full body spray suit at ALL times of the year
• MUST be physically capable of stooping, kneeling, lifting, crouching and reaching safely

Qualified candidates must be open to learning, process driven, self-motivated, and work as part of a team. Must be willing and able to show up to work on time and take direction as given.

Job Requirements:

Education, training, experience:

The following is preferred:

  • Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish
  • Certified Pesticide Applicator
  • Spraying Experience

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