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Below is the complete position description for Waiehu Golf Course:

COUNTY OF MAUI invites applications for the position of:

Chemical Treatment Worker II (BC-07)
SALARY: $4,029.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 12/02/18
CLOSING DATE: 12/18/18 11:59 PM
JOB TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
LOCATION: Maui (All Other)

DEPARTMENT: Department of Parks and Recreation


Independently performs chemical treatment work at sites such as golf courses, water supply sources/installations, and other selected work sites where the highest level of care and skill must be exercised; carries out administrative housekeeping tasks such as determining chemical application schedules, preparing and maintaining job records, and ordering and maintaining supplies; and performs other related duties as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This class differs from the Chemical Treatment Worker I in that the Chemical Treatment Worker II independently performs chemical treatment work at sites such as golf courses, water supply sources/installations, and other selected work sites where the highest level of care and skill must be exercised, as quality of chemical treatment care is critical and consequences of error extensive; whereas the Chemical Treatment Worker I mixes, sprays, and applies a variety of chemicals to park and grounds areas in general.


The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position and are consistent with the class concept.

*Independently mixes, sprays, and applies a variety of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides and fertilizers to greens, grasses, shrubbery, underbrush, trees and other areas at sites such as golf courses, water supply source/installations, and other selected work sites.

*Identifies nature and extent of diseases and infestations.

*Surveys areas to be treated, and estimates kinds and amounts of chemicals required.

*Orders chemicals to replenish inventory.

*Assists in setting work priorities and determining schedules for application of chemicals.

*Maintains complete and accurate records and prepares work reports showing hours worked, equipment used, and areas treated.

*Provides informational and advisory input regarding interaction of chemical treatment program with general groundskeeping operations.

*Operates a light or medium truck and other light motorized vehicles including scooter, self contained spray rigs and small tractors.

*May supervise others assisting in the mixing, spraying and application of chemicals, in loading and unloading of supplies and equipment, etc.

*Performs other related duties as required, including groundskeeping, assisting with repair and maintenance of irrigation systems, and operation and minor repair of a variety of passenger mowers.


Training and Experience:
Experience and/or training of sufficient scope and quality to show competence in the care, maintenance and beautification of landscaped and natural areas, including the spraying and application of a variety of agricultural chemicals.

License Requirement:
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator’s license (Type 3);
Certification in the appropriate category as a Commercial Applicator of Restricted Pesticides, as required.

Knowledge of:
the classification, functions and uses of agricultural chemicals including fertilizers; common weeds, insect pests and plant diseases; physical structure of soils conducive to plant growth; methods of chemical applications; tools and equipment used in chemical treatment work and their proper maintenance; problems and peculiarities of the uses of chemicals at sites such as golf courses and water resource areas; occupational hazards and safety practices pertinent to the work.

Ability to:
plan and schedule chemical treatment applications; relate chemical control properties to appropriate pests and natural host plants; operate and maintain chemical treatment equipment and tools; maintain accurate records and prepare reports; estimate time and materials needed to perform the work; encourage safety practices and enforce safety rules; understand and follow oral and written instructions; maintain good work relationships with others; handles weights and loads; operate a light or medium truck and other light motorized vehicles.

Health and Physical Condition:
Persons seeking appointment to positions in the class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for the performance of the duties.

Physical Effort Grouping:

200 South High Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
(808) 270-7850
[email protected]
Position #02685

The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.

The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post Offer Drug Screening Test: Applicants must pass a pre-employment/post offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

Chemical Treatment Worker II (BC-07) Supplemental Questionnaire
* 1. This position requires a Commercial Applicator of Restricted Pesticides Certificate in the category, Ornamental and Turf Pest Control. Do you possess this certificate?
(NOTE: You must attach a copy of your certificate to be eligible for this recruitment.)
* Required Question