Kan. Admin. Regs. § 4-8-38 - Weed supervisor employment
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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4-8-38. Secretary's approval of county, city or district weed supervisor employment.
(a) The secretary of the state board of agriculture shall conditionally approve the employment of each county, city or district weed supervisor who:
(1) has been employed as a weed supervisor by a county or city commission;
(2) has earned a high school diploma or equivalent; and
(3) has two years experience in governmental or commercial weed control work or in agricultural production. Two years experience in college or trade school training related to weed control work may be substituted for work experience in weed control.
(b) Final approval of the employment shall be issued by the secretary when the county, city or district weed supervisor has:
(1) obtained certification as a pesticide applicator in category 9a, regulatory pest control, noxious weed control, under the provision of K.S.A. 2-2438a et seq.; and
(2) successfully completed the noxious weed basic short course offered by the Kansas state board of agriculture, plant health division.
(c) The secretary shall renew approval of the employment of a previously approved county, city or district weed supervisor who:
(1) is still employed by the same county, city or district; and
(2) is currently certified as a pesticide applicator as outlined in subparagraph (b)(1) of this regulation; and
(3) has timely filed the annual weed eradication progress report and any other records or reports requested by the agency.
(d) The secretary's approval of the employment of any county, city, or district weed supervisor shall be withdrawn when the weed supervisor has failed to comply with any of the conditions in paragraph (c) of this regulation without just cause. (Authorized by K.S.A. 2-1315; implementing K.S.A. 2-1316; effective May 1, 1988.)