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Spray Technician/Golf Maintenance

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, Galena, IL

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Provides for the care and maintenance of the golf course by the application of dry and liquid pesticides and fertilizers to, but not limited to, all fine-manicured turf areas, ornamental trees, shrubs, bedding plants, and flowers in compliance with corporate standards, local, state and national codes and regulations to protect the asset, guests and Associates, to ensure optimum operations, minimize expenses, and maximize guest satisfaction. Under supervision, works on the diverse range of activities involved in golf course maintenance and pesticide application, and performs related tasks as required.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Operates riding and handheld chemical application equipment such as dedicated sprayers, back pack sprayers, fertilizer spreaders, and handheld spray bottles safely as detailed in operator’s manual and on-site training.
  • Involved with proper mixing and loading of chemicals into proper vehicles at the designated sites and desired rates recommended by both the supervisor and chemical label.
  • Responsible for reading, understanding, and keeping current the MSDS sheets and product labels and preparing application logs daily.
  • Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with governmental regulations.
  • Incorporate safe work practices in job performance, which includes the recommended use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as directed by the supervisor and product label.
  • Recognize the environmental sensitivity of application of pesticides and perform as directed by the product label.
  • Maintains flexibility to take on new and different tasks as directed by the department manager or immediate supervisor.
  • As need arises or as instructed, must be willing to work with other departments or individuals.


Valid Driver’s License

Illinois Pesticide Operator’s License required, Illinois Pesticide Applicator’s License preferred


High school diploma or GED, Some industry knowledge or completion of competent and related college courses preferred


Practice written safety standards and rules at all times.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Associate must be able to lift/push/pull 50 pounds.  Job frequently requires walking, sitting, kneeling, crouching, and standing.  Frequently requires reaching, grabbing, pulling, and grasping. Sometimes requires working in damp, wet or inclement conditions. 

Join the team at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa!  We offer competitive wages, Resort perks and privileges including discounts on gasoline, meals, merchandise, lodging, & Spa treatments; complimentary golf, Pool/Fitness Center access and much more!  Eagle Ridge is located within the scenic rolling hills of The Galena Territory, just a few miles east of historic Galena, Illinois.

For more information about our fabulous resort or to apply, go to http://www.eagleridge.com/employment-en.html to doenload and complete an application.  Applications can be submitted by mail, fax, email or in person.

To be considered for the position, we require a completed application.

We look forward to helping you explore employment opportunities at Eagle Ridge!

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Job Details

ID 741516
Galena, IL
Positions 2
Part Time
Pay --
Environmental/Quality Assurance/Safety
First Shift

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