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47-4051.00 - Highway Maintenance Workers

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Apply poisons along roadsides and in animal burrows to eliminate unwanted roadside vegetation and rodents.

37-3013.00 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
  • Prune, cut down, fertilize, and spray trees as directed by tree surgeons.
  • Scrape decayed matter from cavities in trees and fill holes with cement to promote healing and to prevent further deterioration.
  • Spray trees to treat diseased or unhealthy trees, including mixing chemicals and calibrating spray equipment.
  • Apply tar or other protective substances to cut surfaces or seal surfaces and to protect them from fungi and insects.
37-2021.00 Pest Control Workers
  • Spray or dust chemical solutions, powders, or gases into rooms, onto clothing, furnishings, or wood, or over marshlands, ditches, or catch basins.
  • Dig up and burn weeds, or spray them with herbicides.
37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
  • Lift, push, and swing nozzles, hoses, and tubes to direct spray over designated areas.
  • Cover areas to specified depths with pesticides, applying knowledge of weather conditions, droplet sizes, elevation-to-distance ratios, and obstructions.
37-3011.00 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Mix and spray or spread fertilizers, herbicides, or insecticides onto grass, shrubs, or trees, using hand or automatic sprayers or spreaders.