This is a great career opportunity for an individual who is passionate about Florida's outdoors and has experience running land management crews. Come join a successful environmental consulting firm with offices across the state - and manage important, multi-year land management projects throughout the Tampa Bay area for large government agencies and private clients.
The Land Management Supervisor works alongside a crew of spray technicians with a focus on improving crew performance, managing crew structure, achieving overall project success, and meeting project timelines. The Supervisor will manage the crew day, schedule daily work routes, schedule the crew week, manage crew performance on-site, and provide reports and feedback to company management team on project status. Also responsible for overseeing the maintenance of a company vehicles, equipment, tools, and more. Experience in time management, logistics, bidding, customer/employee relations, and billing.
This position performs herbicide applications on ponds, canals, wetlands and upland conservation areas. Our technicians become licensed applicators for herbicide treatments in wetlands and upland conservation lands within six months. Therefore, experience working with herbicides, a basic knowledge of the application equipment and plant identification skills are highly preferred, although we will train the right individual. The ability to comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and manufacturer's instructions for the handling of herbicides is helpful. It is essential that applicants be able to follow concise instructions for mixing and applying herbicides safely and precisely.
This position requires a valid, clean Florida Driver's License for the operation of various motor vehicles and equipment. Motorized equipment may include, but is not limited to, trucks, trailers, all-terrain vehicles, small boats, airboats, and other assigned equipment.
This is a physical job in outdoor Florida conditions. Applicants MUST be willing and able to work under adverse weather conditions and with potential exposure to spiders, snakes, alligators, and other potentially harmful animals and plants. This is a real opportunity with an established, privately-owned company. For the right person, this can be a long-term position with room for continued advancement. Be prepared to provide employer references.
- Minimum 5 years managing land crews
- High school diploma or equivalent education
- Minimum age 21 years old, for insurance purposes
- Clean, valid Florida driver's for insurance purposes
- Able to pass a law enforcement background check and drug screening
- Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
- Enough physical strength, agility and stamina to manage heavy field equipment (loads up to 50 pounds) for extended periods in rugged environmental conditions (most common are dense brush, wetlands, summer heat/humidity, mosquitos and other biting or stinging insects and rainy conditions)
- Shift hours are 7 am-3:30 pm, Monday - Friday
- Must be able to pass State Pesticide/Herbicide Applicator Certification exam. Requires some mathematical proficiency.
- Florida Certifications as a Licensed Herbicide Applicator for Aquatic Pest Control and Natural Areas Weed Management (Recent), or
- College Graduate in Environmental or Natural Sciences (Biology, Zoology, Botany)