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P.T. Seasonal Turf - Chemical/Spray Technician

The Marshes Golf Club, Kanata, Ontario, Canada Req #101
Monday, February 11, 2019
Marshes Golf Club is one of Ottawa’s leading Golf courses.  Working at The Marshes means redefining the hospitality experience in Ottawa where we deliver sensational service.

Job Overview

The chemical technician, under the supervision of the golf course superintendent or assistant superintendent, performs chemical applications on golf course properties; fertilizes tees, greens and fairways; and applies chemicals on the greens. The chemical technician is responsible for reading, understanding and keeping current with chemical labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), This position is also responsible for compiling preliminary reports of pesticide usage for the golf course superintendent.


  • Performs routine safety inspections on all spraying equipment

  • Maintains chemical storage and mixing areas in compliance with county, state, and federal regulations, and is responsible for the safety and direction of chemical handlers and helpers

  • Tracks chemical inventory

Training Requirements

Must have completed training requirements as demanded by the state and federal governments, including those required by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard,


  • Complete knowledge of chemical application equipment
  • Current state certification or licensing as a pesticide applicator
  • American Red Cross First-aid training certificate
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Possession of a valid driver's license
  • Knowledge in the sage mechanical operation and calibration of the following types of equipment:

    • Mechanically pressurized spray equipment
    • Hand-operated spray equipment
    • Hand-operated rotary spreader:
    • Hand-operated drop spreaders
    • Utility tractors

The Marshes Golf Club is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. The Marshes Golf Club welcomes and encourages applications from candidates with disabilities, to support the Integrated Accessibility Standards, Ontario Regulation 191/11 for the Employment Standards set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you require accommodations and/or a copy of these documents in an alternate format for reasons related to a disability, please contact our Casting Department (Human Resources) at 613-271-3592. To review our AODA IASR Employment Policy please contact the Casting department.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • The Marshes Golf Club, Kanata, Ontario, Canada