Example Chemical Applicator Job Description

Our Chemical Applicator job description includes the responsibilities, duties, skills, education, qualifications, and experience.

About the Chemical Applicator role

Chemical Applicator is a position responsible for applying fertilizers, herbicides, and insecticides to agricultural crops, gardens, and turf. The job requires knowledge of the proper application of chemicals and safety precautions, as well as the ability to operate and maintain application equipment.

Role Purpose

The purpose of a Chemical Applicator is to safely and accurately apply chemicals to crops and other areas in order to improve the health and yield of the crop. This may involve mixing and applying fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and other products as necessary and applying them to the crop. Chemical Applicators are also responsible for monitoring and inspecting the crop for signs of damage or decline in order to ensure that the chemicals are working as intended.

Chemical Applicator Summary

Chemical Applicator Job Summary The Chemical Applicator is responsible for the safe and effective application of chemicals to agricultural, industrial and residential properties. This position requires excellent physical condition, as the duties involve long hours of standing and working outdoors in a wide range of weather conditions. The Chemical Applicator must have a valid driver's license and a good understanding of chemical safety protocols. The individual must be able to accurately read and follow written instructions, as well as use a variety of spraying and other application equipment. Responsibilities include loading, transporting and unloading chemicals, calibrating and adjusting application equipment, and preparing necessary paperwork. The Chemical Applicator must be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Chemical Applicator Duties

  • Apply chemicals to crops and other plants, according to specified procedures
  • Mix and store chemicals in accordance with safety regulations
  • Calibrate, maintain and operate chemical application equipment
  • Monitor and inspect plants for signs of pests and disease
  • Keep records of chemical applications
  • Assist with other agricultural tasks as required

Chemical Applicator Skills

  • Ability to operate and maintain chemical application equipment
  • Knowledge of chemical mixing, application rates and safety procedures
  • Familiarity with labeling and safety protocols
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and procedures
  • Ability to work independently

Chemical Applicator Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to meet physical demands of job
  • Knowledge of chemical safety and proper handling
  • Ability to work independently

Personal Traits

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to read and follow instructions
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and regulations
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

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