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Herbicide/Fertilizer Technician
Arnold Group, The
Arnold Group, The

Job Location: McPherson, KS
Herbicide/Fertilizer Technician

McPherson, KS

Order: 183473
Order Type : DirectHire

Pay Rate/Range: $35,000+/yr DOE

Start Date: ASAP

Description: Expected to maintain timely and accurate applications for many types of grasses at multiple job sites across Kansas. Applying herbicides and fertilizers is a highly weather dependent job and applications must be made at the correct time of the year, temperature, and wind conditions to be successful. Will be applying herbicides and fertilizer to big grass areas and building and maintaining sports fields. Will carry bags that weigh 50lbs multiple times during a day. Customer service, attention to detail, and attendance are imperative for this position. Looking for a self-starter, someone that can problem solve. Basic computer skills also needed. Must have a valid driver`s license with a clean record and feel comfortable pulling a trailer. Will be home most nights but some overnight travel involved. Previous farming or golf background and/or ag knowledge is beneficial for position. Must also have or get a Category 3B Application License.

Additional Job Duties Include:

* Diagnose problems with fescue, bluegrass, bermuda, and buffalo grasses and make appropriate recommendations to cure the problem

* Build new fields by assisting with irrigation installation as needed, installing sod, and sprigging bermuda grass

* Maintain exceptional quality by making regular visits to jobsites

* Execute other maintenance practices including aeration, seeding, and top dressing

* Participate in mowing operations as needs arise

* Maintain inventory of herbicides, fungicides, and fertilizers

* Maintain and repair equipment and pickups

* Record keeping duties

* Assist with billing questions

* Assist with snow removal during winter operations

Attire: Casual - jeans & safety shoes

Duration: Direct Hire

Shift: 1st shift -- hours will vary (50-60 hrs/week during busy season & 35-40 hrs/week during off season)

Schedule: M-F and every other Saturday

The Arnold Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

About Us:

The Arnold Group (TAG) has found the right job for thousands of people and we can do it for you too! Since 1979 we have been helping people find their first job as well as assisting others with career advancements and changes. TAG has immediate openings for qualified and ambitious people just like you.

Whether you are between jobs, retired, recently graduated or just looking for a flexible schedule, we can help. Our unique skill-assessment and job-matching tools assist us in providing you with job opportunities that match your abilities and interests. Well match your skills, experience, and potential to the company and job that’s right for you.

The bottom line... we’ll place you where you can succeed, and you’ll have the chance to gain valuable job experience with respected companies of all sizes. For more information about The Arnold Group, visit us online at

Wichita, KS (Corp Office)

The Arnold Group
530 S. Topeka
Wichita, KS 67202

Phone: 316.263.9283
Watts: 800.794.6098
Fax: 316.262.8790
Emporia, KS

The Arnold Group
707 W. 6th
Emporia, KS 66801

Phone: 620.342.0700
Watts: 800.637.4617
Fax: 620.342.2020
Hutchinson, KS

The Arnold Group
10 East 13th
Hutchinson, KS 67501

Phone: 620.663.5124
Watts: 800.794.0158
Fax: 620.663.5497
Salina, KS

The Arnold Group
113 S. 5th
Salina, KS 67401

Phone: 785.826.9222
Watts: 800.307.9222
Fax: 785.826.9252
Winfield, KS

The Arnold Group
1214 Main Street
Winfield, KS 67156

Phone: 620.221.7100
Watts: 800.559.3888
Fax: 620.221.7299

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