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Herbicide Spray Technician 

Location: North

why you’ll love this

Do you like working outside, travelling to different sites with no two days the same?

Are you happy working on your own?

Do you have what it takes to deliver great customer experience?

If so this role is for you!

about the role

  • We are recruiting for a Herbicide Spray Technician, working predominantly in the North. The role is mobile, provided with a van, IT and equipment to service an existing client base.
  • Working Mon-Fri, this role needs a great deal of focus on the client and the accuracy of the survey and site report to give our customers the best solution.
  • Working predominantly in the Wakefield area.

What you’ll be doing

Applying herbicide using a knapsack sprayer and an injection gun to Japanese knotweed and other invasive weeds at residential properties, commercial sites and some open areas of land. Following established Standard Operating Procedures. Recording work carried out at each site using a web-based app on a tablet/mobile phone. Ideally located in Wakefield or surrounding areas, with regular travel to Newcastle, Stockport and Carlile, you will be travelling and working on pre-booked activities and sites, visiting multiple locations in the day and occasionally staying away. You will be provided with a works van, fuel card, a mobile phone and tablet. All IT equipment is supplied to enable you to communicate remotely onsite and deliver the information back quickly. Occasionally working with others to carry out works on larger sites that may involve specific H&S protocols.

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Working at Japanese Knotweed Ltd

We pride ourselves on offering the best service in the industry. Our people are brilliant – they are self-motivated and dedicated, reliable and conscientious, and all share the same vision. Collectively they make us a market leader, energized by delivering an outstanding service to our customers with transparency and accountability.

Company Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive pension offering
  • Long service recognition
  • Birthday, Christmas and special occasion gifts
  • Company event
  • Team breakfasts
  • Generous holiday purchase scheme
  • All bank holidays

We Are A Living Wage Employer

The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate that is voluntarily paid by almost 10,000 UK businesses who believe their staff deserve a wage that meets everyday needs – like the weekly shop or a surprise trip to the dentist.

Almost 300,000 employees have received a pay rise as a result of the Living Wage campaign and we enjoy cross-party support. There is a broad range of employers accredited with the Foundation including half of the FTSE 100 and big household names including Nationwide, Google, Brewdog, Everton FC and Chelsea FC.

contact hr

To apply or for more information fill in the form below or email your CV to hr@knotweed.co.uk

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