Assistant Aquatic Specialist

The Pond and Lake Connection
CT and New York area
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22-24+/hour (depending on experience), approximately 40+ hours/week.
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Any combination equivalent to: Work experience in landscape/ tree/ turf grass maintenance or aquatic management that includes application of pesticides or Degree in Environmental Sciences, Biology, Fisheries, Lake or Wetlands Management License/Certificate Requirement: Possession of a valid Driver’s License, Boating License; ability to remain insurable. *Must have a pesticide applicators license with or willing to obtain (aquatic vegetation control 5A) for CT, NY, MA or VT for the 2023 season. Responsibilities: Aquatic management for vegetation and invasive weed control in residential, municipal and commercial ponds and lakes across CT, NY, MA and VT. Job examples: 1. Inspects pond, lakes and other bodies of water to identify aquatic weed/ algae infestation and determine corrective action. 2. Prepares and applies aquatic algaecides, herbicides, and biological controls. 3. Installation and troubleshooting of aeration equipment. 4. Operates boats and spray equipment; orders and maintains an inventory of product and equipment. 5. Completes and Files DEP / DEC / EPA Permits 6. Keeps accurate records and submits reports required. 7. Mechanical and/or manual cutting of aquatic vegetation. 8. Performs other related duties as required: fish stocking, bathymetric surveys and account management. 9. Attends meetings and trade shows. **Relocation Packages***
Knowledge of aquatic plants common to the area and methods used in their eradication and control; principles, methods, techniques, materials, and tools pertaining to the handling and application of aquatic pesticides. Candidate should be familiar with roadways in the tri-state area. Ability to effectively and efficiently work independently with an assigned schedule; communicate effectively and represent the company in a professional manner; understand and carry out oral and written instructions and meet deadlines, with consideration of changing priorities and weather conditions. Ability to drive a truck & tow boats/trailer.
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