A summary of the position is below. See the King County Jobs website for complete information and application instructions (search for Noxious Weed Control Specialist II).
POSITION: Noxious Weed Control Specialist II (Riparian Specialist)
CLOSING DATE/TIME: 01/16/15 04:30 PM
SALARY: $24.12 - $30.58 Hourly
LOCATION: King Street Center - 201 S Jackson St, Seattle
JOB TYPE: Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week
DIVISION: Department of Natural Resources & Parks - Water and Land Resources Division
JOB NUMBER: 2014RL04418
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to all qualified applicants. Apply online at http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs
JOB DESCRIPTION: The person hired for this position will work closely with the Noxious Weed Control Program manager to develop, plan and manage the implementation of watershed-scale riparian noxious weed control projects in King County, coordinating the participation and activities of all landowners in the project areas.
Duties include working with project partners within the community to conduct outreach on the importance of riparian noxious weed control and on control strategies leading to successful project outcomes; conducting riparian noxious weed field surveys and other related projects; conducting technical informational workshops on the identification and control of riparian noxious weeds; applying for grants and permits; writing grant reports; field data collection and management; planning and leading the operation of weed control crews and contractors, responding to information requests and infestation reports, mapping noxious weed infestations using GIS and GPS, and act as lead for short term temp position.
The responsibilities of the position require a high degree of knowledge in the identification and control of riparian noxious weeds, permit requirements, and pesticide use laws and safety.
For more information about the Noxious Weed Control Program, please visit our website at www.kingcounty.gov/weeds.