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Seek the Challenging Position of Pest Control Supervisor
A highly talented Pest control worker with huge experience in performing pest control inspections of right-of-way and structures to determine the infestation of weeds and vertebrate pests; direct eradication operations; and in performing related work as required.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Immense knowledge of basic principles and practices of supervision and leadership.
Great knowledge of weed and pest identification and control methodology.
Profound knowledge of safety procedures as they relate to mechanical and chemical weed control programs.
Strong knowledge of Federal, State, and local codes and regulations relating to chemical use, storage, and reporting.
Uncommon knowledge of principles of Integrated Pest Management including biological, chemical, cultural and physical pest control methods.
Great knowledge of estimating, inspecting, planning, scheduling, and job control practices.
Remarkable ability to make decisions.
Exceptional ability to plan and organize.
Profound ability to set standards of performance in order to control and optimize the productivity of staff.
Exceptional ability to estimate the staffing and equipment required in the category of work assigned.
Great ability to identify pest and non-target organisms.
In-depth ability to keep detailed records and special files.
Uncommon ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, government regulations, contract
documents and handling instructions for various chemical agents.
Deep ability to train subordinates in all phases of work and safety.
Uncommon ability to keep abreast of changing technology, work methods and materials.
Great ability to use and operate a variety of maintenance and spraying tools and equipment.
Exceptional ability to use various meters and microscopes for identification and monitoring purposes.
Profound ability to operate a standard office computer to enter data, retrieve data, utilize spreadsheet and other applications.
City of New York, NY 2003 - Present Weed and Pest Control Supervisor
Plan, organize and supervise County-wide vegetation and rodent management program.
Plan and implement a safe and cost effective spray program.
Provide vegetation management advice to staff and the public.
Investigate complaints from the public and other jurisdictions regarding weed control, chemical application, weeds and rodents.
Ensure that the strength and application method of weed control chemicals being applied are correct.
Provide daily supervision to chemical and mechanical vegetation control crews including assigning equipment, work sites, crew sizes and reviewing work performance.
Train and monitor crews' application and handling of chemicals ensuring that safety equipment and protective devices are properly used.
Train employees in the safe use of equipment and materials.
Inspect and test performance of application equipment ensuring specified chemical application rates are being applied.
Identify areas where use of mechanical control methods are appropriate.
Supervise care and pruning of landscape vegetation at various flood control spoils disposal sites.
Review landscaping plan sections of capital improvement projects.
Identify plants, grasses, weeds, pest species and non-target organisms through the collection of samples to select proper chemical control agent or methodology.
Monitors changes in law and technology to ensure that vegetation and rodent management programs meet standards.
Conduct field tests of chemical control products.
Maintain records of application areas, purchases, equipment use, rodent control programs, chemical test sites.
Administer contracts with other agencies in the area of weed and pest control.
Maintain and submit required County, State and Federal records and reports regarding chemical usage.
Maintain chemical inventory; store chemicals in compliance with required standards.
Recommend pest management information for use and make presentations to the public and County staff.
Review landscaping plan sections of capital improvement projects and vegetation management sections of the clean water program.
City of New York, NY 1997 - 2003 Pest Control Worker
Sprayed and dusted chemical solutions, powder, and gases into rooms, onto clothing, furnishings or wood, and over marshlands, ditches, and catch-basins.
Set mechanical traps and placed poisonous paste or bait in sewers, burrows, and ditches.
Inspected premises to identify infestation source and extent of damage to property, wall and roof porosity, and access to infested locations.
Cut openings in building or surrounding concrete, accessed infested areas, inserted nozzle, and injected pesticide to impregnate ground.
Studied preliminary reports and diagrams of infested area and determine treatment type required to eliminate and prevent recurrence of infestation.
Directed and assisted other workers in treatment and extermination processes to eliminate and control rodents, insects, and weeds.
Measured area dimensions requiring treatment, using rule, calculated fumigant requirements, and estimated cost for service.
Cleaned and removed blockages from infested areas to facilitate spraying procedure and provided drainage, using broom, mop, shovel, and rake.
Positioned and fastened edges of tarpaulins over building and tape vents to ensure air-tight environment and checked for leaks.
Posted warning signs and locked building doors to secure area to be fumigated.
Drove truck equipped with power spraying equipment.
Recorded work activities performed.
Cleaned work site after completion of job.
Education and Licenses
Licensed Agricultural Pest Control Advisor by the State of New York
New York University, NY Associate Degree in Pest Control (1997)