Wetland Technician
Rentokil

Fort Myers, Florida

Posted in Manufacturing and Production


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Wetland Technician

Benefits Start Day 1 for Full-Time Colleagues - No Waiting Period!

Looking to build your career in an exciting industry and a growing world class organization? Come see why so many of our team members recommend us to their friends!

Who are we?

SOLitude Lake Management - a proud member of the Rentokil family of companies - provides aquatic management services to lakes, ponds, reservoirs, and wetlands. SOLitude offers a wide variety of services including fishery programs, algae and aquatic weed control, mechanical harvesting/hydro-raking, installation/maintenance of fountains and aeration systems, and water quality testing.

What do our Wetland Technicians do?

Performs all field and other related work required to service each of the company's customers and to help the business grow by performing the following duties personally. Removal of exotic nuisance/invasive vegetation along designated areas. Assist the Wetland's Contractor with special projects, as needed.

Functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate with team leader to ensure all services are completed on schedule.
  • Work with team leader to ensure the highest quality service is provided efficiently to increase the number of billable hours performed per day.
  • Service customer's wetlands, natural areas and littoral areas as required to provide superior quality and service in the fulfillment of all company contracts, service orders, and other related customer needs.
  • Work with team to control, remove, or kill undesirable or exotic vegetation from preserves, wetlands or other natural areas to keep our clients in compliance with regulations or enhancing the esthetic value of these areas.
  • The work performed is heavy manual labor and / or applying herbicides to control weeds in a wet environment. Wildlife encounters will be part of the job experience as is wading out into lakes and wetlands, so workers in this position must be comfortable performing work in that environment.

What do you need?
  • High School Diploma
  • 1-2 years' experience in an environmental related field helpful
  • Clean Driving Record a plus
  • Possesses or has the ability to obtain a state pesticide license
  • Aptitude in using various hand tools
  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices
  • Commitment to all health and safety guidelines
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Mechanically inclined
  • The work requires strenuous physical exertion and the employee may be required to drive, stand, walk, bend, climb, kneel and crouch for extended periods of time, as well as see, talk, hear and use hands and arms to grasp, handle, reach and feel. Must be able to swim
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. in a repetitive manner.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain licenses/certificates as required by federal, state and local regulations
  • Must pass pre-employment background screen and drug test
  • Valid driver's license/clean driving record
Why Choose Rentokil?

A career with Rentokil is exactly that - a professional trajectory filled with opportunity. We pride ourselves on being a world class team that rewards high performance. We offer competitive pay on a bi-weekly pay schedule and many of our roles offer incentives based on performance and providing exceptional customer experience.

Below you'll find information about some of what Rentokil North America has to offer. All Full-Time Colleagues qualify for the following and Part-Time Colleagues qualify for most benefits when they meet certain criteria.

  • Professional and Personal Growth:
    • Robust Paid Training & Professional Development Path
    • Opportunity to grow - We love to promote from within!
    • Fantastic Tuition Reimbursement benefits & Scholarship Programs (for FT Colleagues)
  • Wellness:
    • Excellent Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance with no waiting period. Full-time colleagues are eligible to begin enrollment immediately upon hire with benefits starting day 1!
    • Access to Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare or Dependent Care Expenses
    • Outstanding Company-Paid Short Term Disability
    • Access to Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Wellness Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Assistance Program that offers services such as free counseling services, will preparation, discounts to health clubs, and other benefits
    • Company-paid sick time
  • Savings & Retirement:
    • 401(k) retirement plan with highly-competitive company-matching contributions
    • Holiday Savings Club option with company-matching funds
    • Employee Discounts (includes many offerings, including cellular/mobile service, health clubs, and more)
  • Work-Life Balance:
    • Vacation Days & sick days
    • Company-Paid Holidays & Floating Holidays
We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference where our customers live and work. Is that you?

Want to hear Colleague feedback on what it's like to be on our team? Check out our parent company, Rentokil North America, on Glassdoor! Glassdoor - Rentokil North America

Rentokil North America is a Drug-Free Workplace

Rentokil North America is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to equality in every aspect of employment. As we expand, we are focused on building a foundation of diverse talent and equality in all areas of our workforce. All qualified applicants receive equal consideration, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Link to Federal employment poster:
  • English Version - Revised November 2009
  • Spanish Version - Revised November 2009
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