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PEST CONTROL TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR

The Pest Control Technician Supervisor is responsible for planning and providing effective pest control measures. This position is governed by state and federal laws

Class Code:

X173C

Job Grade:

GS05

Special Job Requirements:

Occasional in-state travel and exposure to rodents, termites, other pests, infestations and chemicals/pesticides are required.

Typical Functions:

Supervises Pest Control Technicians providing inspections and extermination of pest infestations. Develops and implements pest eradication plans, which are effective in future prevention procedures. Inspects various types of structures and areas for signs of infestation by rodents, termites and other kinds of pests. Maintains proper logbooks and manuals. Records signs noted such as wood damage, tunnels, and droppings and estimates degree of infestations. Attends to emergency calls concerning pests and rodents infestations and examines treatment specifications for compliance with government rules and regulations. Advises Pest Control Technicians on best treatment plans for difficult or unusual situations. Orders required chemicals and oversees their proper storage and preparation. Provides professional customer service and assistance to various groups regarding rodent or other pest control programs. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations concerning the use of hazardous chemicals and pesticides. Knowledge of accepted pest control procedures and methods. Knowledge of habits, signs, habitats and diseases spread by various types of pests. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to supervise the work of others. Ability to inspect buildings and other areas for signs of pest infestations and to estimate degree of infestations. Ability to read and interpret technical information regarding the use and safety measures involved in the use of hazardous chemicals. Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written formats.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus five years of experience in the pest control industry, including one year in a supervisory capacity.

Required Certificates:

Must possess a Commercial Pest Control Applicators License by the State Plant Board in accordance with ACA 17-37-201. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license.

Exempt:

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