Grounds, Herbicide Insecticide

Job category: Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test: Non Exempt
Reports to: IPM Coordinator
Date Revised: April 14, 2016
Dept./School: Maintenance

Primary purpose

Responsible for insect and weed control at all District facilities.



High School Diploma or GED

Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record/CDL preferred

Herbicide/Pesticide applicators license required


Minimum two-five (2-5) years’ experience

Special knowledge/skills

Ability to treat grounds for various insects including fire ants

Ability to make dormant weed applications

Ability to fertilize grounds when needed during various seasons

Knowledge of operation of Heavy Equip (Tractors, Boom Sprayers, RTV)

Ability to follow directions

Ability to handle high-volume, fast paced work loads

Ability to get along with others

Ability to complete task in a timely manner

Willing to comply with flexible work hours

Willing to complete other duties as assigned

Major responsibilities and duties

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Must be skilled with a variety of lawn tools.
Ability to climb on and off equipment
Frequently lift 10 to 80 pounds
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.