Employment With McCloud Aquatics

To apply for any position listed below, please email a copy of your resume along with references to info@mccloudaquatics.com with the subject line titled "McCloud EMPLOYMENT Inquiry"

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McCloud Aquatics is an environmental science company which provides lake and pond services to homeowners and businesses per contract, as assigned.  As "FRIENDS OF THE WATER" McCloud Aquatics (family owned and operated) provides lake and pond management solutions to a variety of fresh waster bodies in the Chicago-land area.  From private ponds to large water bodies greater than 75 acres, our goal is to safely care for one of our greatest natural resources, the water.  McCloud Aquatics is determined to provide the best solution for our customers water ways through strategic planning and continuous education.  Our goal is to provide lake and pond management services to assist in keeping the water healthy.

Lake Management Specialist - Full Time

We are looking to fill the Lake Management Specialist (LMS) position; this job entails performing aquatic services (chemical treatment, microbial applications, aeration, etc) in accordance with EPA guidelines and regulations, company policies and procedures, and within all state, federal, and product label requirements.  The LMS will also be taking advantage of opportunities to sell additional company services and products to new and existing customers, develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with customers.  This person would also need to be proactive in solving customer problems and concerns.

The LMS will maintain company vehicle, boat, trailer, and all issued equipment within the company's standards.  Services work is to be completed as directed in an efficient and timely matter with all documentation being properly filled out and distributed.  

All required job training is provided.

Training/Certification: Obtain and maintain state issued General Standard licensing, obtain and maintain certifications in all areas required to perform work, Attend and complete all company training sessions.

Principle Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Friendliness

  • Growth Oriented

  • Individual Skills

  • Problem-Solving

  • Production

  • Professionalism

  • Responsiveness

  • Teamwork

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age

  • High school Diploma or Equivalent

  • Free of illegal drug use

  • Able to work before 8 AM and after 5 PM, and/or weekends

  • Intermediate skill with computers and proficient internet skills

  • Ability to operate a variety of mechanical equipment

  • Ability to lift and move up to 55 lbs.

  • Valid motor vehicle operator's license

  • No more than 1 speeding ticket within the last 3 years

  • No Citations for driving under the influence within the last 3 years

  • Read, speak, and comprehend English

Essential Job Functions:

  • Learn and maintain knowledge of various aquatic vegetation

  • Knowledge of Aquatic products, treatments, and services, and how to apply them.

  • Knowledge of State aquatic regulations and safety procedures

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to maneuver and operate a trailer, vehicle, and boat; ability to launch, re-trailer, and secure the boat. 

  • Walk on uneven terrain and shoreline; ability to climb up and over structures or into crawl spaces.

  • Proper use of ALL personal protective equipment