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Exterminator, Bureau of Veterinary and Pest Control Services
Health with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
$34,027 per year
Last updated 1 day ago
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s Division of Environmental Health works to prevent and control illness and injury related to environmental and occupational health risks through outreach, education, surveillance and enforcement. With staff of 1,000, the Division covers a broad range of subject matter, including oversight of environmental investigations, lead poisoning, injury prevention, occupational health, food safety, child care, radiation control, recreational and drinking water quality, air quality, climate health, vector control, veterinary public health and pest control. The Division of Environmental Health seeks an Exterminator I for its Bureau of Veterinary and Pest Control Services.
- Inspect premises and investigating complaints of infestation and determine the appropriate method of extermination to be used.
- Properly bait areas according to protocol; Strictly applied appropriate dosage of rodenticide according to the labels and post signs and alerts where pesticides have been applied in public areas.
- Maintain a extermination schedule of bait application in accordance to protocol and label directions; Keep records via a computer of exterminating operations and make reports thereon Instruct the public on safety and precautions before and after application of pesticides.
- Inspect demolition worksites to confirm that adequate pre-demolition rodent control procedures have been performed.
- Properly use and maintain all appropriate and applicable city-issued equipment, materials and clothing.
- Attend all required trainings and meetings; Operates city vehicle safely and in accordance to the laws of the State.
A valid certificate as a Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator for Industrial, Institutional, structural and Rodent Control (7A) issued by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. This certificate must be maintained for the duration of appointment.
For appointment to certain positions, at the time of appointment eligibles must possess a Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York. This license must be maintained for the duration of employment.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, two years of full-time satisfactory practical experience in the preparation and use of insecticides, rodenticides, baits, traps, and related chemicals/equipment for the extermination of insects, vermin and other pests.
To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level III individuals must have, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, two years of full-time satisfactory practical experience in the preparation and use of insecticides, rodenticides, baits, traps, and related chemicals/equipment for the extermination of insects, vermin and other pests and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in a supervisory capacity for a total of three years experience.