Aquatic Specialist

  • SOLitude Lake Management
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Apr 16, 2018
Full time Biology - Ecology Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Science - Engineering Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

Employer/Hiring Company Overview:

SOLitude Lake Management is dedicated to making water a more healthy and beautiful part of our environment and our world. In that pursuit we offer comprehensive lake and pond management strategies, integrated fisheries management, GPS lake mapping and bathymetric studies, water quality testing and monitoring, and a wide range of additional services designed to restore and preserve ecological balance in the aquatic resources we manage nationwide.

Our educated, highly trained and experienced staff of environmental scientists, aquatic biologists, fisheries biologists, ecologists, and related marketing and administrative professionals, demonstrates a continuous commitment to excellence that provides our clients with an unmatched level of service.

We've made it our mission to continuously educate our clients and promote sound environmental stewardship. Our firm works diligently to develop improved lake and pond management strategies, working hand in hand with manufacturers to provide field research for new product development. This commitment to innovation, technological advancement, and superior products sets us apart as an industry leader.

We enjoy what we do and it shows. Our staff shares a common bond in our quest for a better tomorrow. It is our knowledge, teamwork, superior customer service and commitment to excellence that allows us to provide our clients with the best available value on the market. For more information about SOLitude Lake Management, visit www.solitudelakemanagement.com.

Job Description Summary:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

Functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate daily schedule to ensure all services are completed on schedule.
  • Plan daily field and client related work, provide detailed notes and service instructions to ensure the highest quality service is provided efficiently to increase the number of billable hours performed per day.
  • Service customer’s ponds and lakes as required to provide superior quality and service in the fulfillment of all company contracts, service orders, and other related customer needs.
  • Diagnose and treat for algae, submersed and floating weeds, shoreline weeds, non-desirable buffer vegetation, and any other unwanted vegetation and water quality issues.
  • Diagnose and service fountains, aerators, fisheries, sonic solutions, and all other related equipment maintenance.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Base Salary
  • Annual Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Retirement Plan 
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Degree in related science preferred

Required Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in an environmental related field
  • Clean Driving Record
  • 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

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • 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.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. in a repetitious manner.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume. Attn: Kelly Martin, Director of Human Resources to: careers@solitudelake.com.

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