Lemhi County Weed Technician Full Time
Position: Lemhi County Weed Technician Application Period: 4/1/08 – 4/11/08
Position Status: Full Time Summer Seasonal. April 28 – Sept. 26
Flexibility on starting and ending date for college students
Employer: Lemhi County, Weed Control Department
Location: Salmon, Idaho
Salary: $10.00 without applicators license; $12.00 with an applicators license (State administers
exams every two weeks during the year for persons to obtain an applicators license). No benefits
associated with this position.
Job Description: To control noxious weeds in Lemhi County through the use of herbicide, mechanical, and
cultural control using computerized spray truck, ATV sprayers, and backpack sprayers.
Direct Supervisor: Daniel Bertram, Lemhi County Weed Superintendent.
Hours: 40 Hours per week; Usually four 10 hr days. (Applicant must be flexible)
Spray noxious weeds on county roads and state highway right of ways.
Inventory, GPS, and spray weeds on private lands.
Work with public land agencies on cooperative weed control projects.
Maintain and repair equipment.
Utilize all types of weed control including chemical, cultural and mechanical.
Inform public about noxious weed control practices and projects.
Any additional work as required.
Job Qualifications – Minimum:
General Knowledge of noxious weeds, weed identification, and safe herbicide use.
Must be in good physical condition. Work involves hiking on uneven terrain. Backpack
spraying will require packing a 4 gallon sprayer (approximately 35 lbs).
Must be 18 years or older and have a valid Idaho drivers license.
Must be an early riser; spray days often begin at 6:00 AM.
Must have good public relations skills
Must be able to pass a drug test.
Willing to camp and treat noxious weeds in the wilderness
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
Already a licensed herbicide applicator in Idaho.
Previous work experience or in school with a related field
To Apply: Send current resume, a typed letter summarizing your interest and qualifications in this
position, and 3 references to Lemhi County Weed Control, 200 Fulton St. Suite 201, Salmon, Idaho
83467 no later than April 11th, 2008