ManTech Environmental Technician 1 in Lompoc, California

ManTech International, Inc. is seeking an entry level, part time, on-call Environmental Technician to support habitat restoration projects, primarily at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Technician will work independently and under supervision of project leaders on a broad array of habitat restoration projects to remove non-native grasses, weeds, and trees, and manage irrigation systems. The Technician will be required to apply herbicide and use hand held power equipment, including chainsaws and brush cutters.

While performing the duties of this job, the Technician will regularly be required to hike long distances while carrying heavy backpack loads. The employee must regularly lift and/or move equipment and up to 100 pounds. The employee must also have experience driving trailered loads.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Correctly mixes herbicides for application.

Maintains accurate data on applicated acres.

Performs maintenance and calibration on application equipment.

Ensures the wearing of proper protection equipment.

Continues education for maintaining pesticide applicator license.

Performs maintenance on other equipment and fixed facilities.

Requirements:
• High School diploma and 4 years work experience, Associate s Degree and 2 years experience, or Bachelor s Degree
• Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) or Qualified Applicator License (QAL)
• Ability to work with chainsaw and other power equipment safely and effectively.
• Valid driver s license and clean driving record.
• Ability to read field maps.
• Ability to work without direct supervision.
Clearance: None required.


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Requires High School diploma or equivalent and one to two years of related experience.

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Overview
ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.
ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Waretime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accomodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access http://www.mantech.com/careers/Pages/careers.aspx as a result of your disability. To request an accomodation please click careers@mantech.com and provide your name and contact information.