Vegetation and Litter Abatement Supervisor 

Company: Alameda County Public Works Agency
Location: Dublin, CA
Job Description: The Vegetation and Litter Abatement Supervisor, under general supervision, will assign vegetation and litter abatement tasks for rights-of-way, structures, and unincorporated areas; to determine the infestation level of invasive species and direct eradication operations; manage vegetation and litter abatement operations; and perform related work as required.

The Vegetation and Litter Abatement Supervisor is the first-line supervisor responsible for the Public Works Agency and Flood Control District’s Integrated Vegetation Management Program (IVM) along County rights-of-way (roads, flood control channels, transportation corridors, concrete islands, and vacant lots). This class is also responsible for the management and operation of the litter abatement programs (Adopt-a-Spot, Adopt-a-Creek, Street Sweepers, and trash collection vehicles) in the same areas mentioned above. This class is distinguished from the next lower one of Vegetation Technician in that the latter class is the journey-level worker certified by the State of California to handle and apply the herbicides used in vegetation management, while the former class is the first-line supervisor with overall program responsibility and differing mandated license.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

Either I


The equivalent of two (2) years of full-time experience as a Vegetation Technician in the Alameda County classified services.



The equivalent of three (3) years of full-time experience as an Agricultural Pest Control Advisor in any of the following license categories: Plant Pathogens, Weeds, Defoliation, and/or Plant Growth Regulators.


Possession of a valid Agricultural Pest Control Advisor’s license issued by the State of California showing qualifications in any of the following categories:  Plant Pathogens, Weeds, Defoliation or Plant Growth Regulators.  This license applies to both Patterns I and II.

License (Required for all above patterns):

Throughout the duration of the assignment, possess and maintain a valid Agricultural Pest Control Advisor license issues by the State of California, Department of Pesticide Regulations with at lease one of the categories: Plant Pathogens, Weeds, Defoliation and/or Plant Growth Regulators or be able to obtain these categories within one (1) year period.

Possession and maintain a valid California Motor Vehicle Class C Driver’s License.  Candidates must submit evidence from the DMV showing the current status of their license at the time of application and must have a clean driving record for the previous three (3) year period.

To view the complete recruitment bulletin and submit an online application, please visit

The last date to submit an online application is Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 5 p.m. 

For questions, please contact Human Resources Analyst, Erika Beams at (510) 272-6393 or at