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Housing Exterminator (HA)

Building Operations & Maintenance, Public Safety, Inspections, & Enforcement with NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA)

Employment Type and Schedule Full-time

Salary $33,558 - $54,820 per year

Work Location NYC All Boroughs

Last Updated Last updated on Mar 14, 2023

Description Description

Under the supervision and direction of an Exterminator Supervisor, selected candidate will abate emergencies and adhere to the scheduled extermination needs for residents and public spaces. The duties will include but are not limited to the following:

1. Prepare for PHAS and corrects PHAS deficiencies.
2. Treat move-outs, public spaces, grounds, community centers, management and other NYCHA offices.
3. Perform yearly catch basin treatment for West Nile Virus.
4. Provide special treatment to combat fleas, ticks, maggots, and bed bugs.
5. Respond to HPD violations, Board of Health citations and court orders.
6. Respond to CCC scheduled appointments for extermination.

Note: Assignments will be made throughout the five boroughs.

SPECIAL NOTE: Effective August 16, 2021, all persons newly hired for employment by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to beginning their employment, except for those who obtain an exception due to medical or religious reasons through the reasonable accommodation process.

After receiving a conditional offer of employment from NYCHA, an applicant for employment must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine within a reasonable period of time. Failure by the applicant to provide NYCHA with proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine will result in NYCHA revoking the conditional offer, unless the applicant obtains an exception through the reasonable accommodation process.

Any person who begins their employment with NYCHA after providing proof of having received only one dose in a 2-dose series of a COVID-19 vaccine, will also be required to provide NYCHA with proof of receipt of a second dose within 30 days of the first dose. Failure to do so will result in termination.

NOTE: IF THIS APPOINTMENT IS MADE ON A PROVISIONAL BASIS PURSUANT TO §65 OF THE NYS CIVIL SERVICE LAW, NO TENURE OR PERMANENCE ACCRUES TO AN INCUMBENT IN THIS POSITION BY VIRTUE OF SUCH APPOINTMENT.

NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please click on the link below:

http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/downloads/pdf/psb/100_1.pdf.

Please read this posting carefully to make certain you meet the qualification requirements before applying to this position

Requirements Requirements

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 employment.

License Requirement
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.

A license for structural, 7F license for food processing and a Category 8 for larvacide.

1. For NYCHA employees, this position is open as a promotional opportunity and on a direct transfer (lateral) basis.
2. For NYCHA employees, preference will be given to employees who have served a period of one year in their current title and level (if applicable).
3. NYCHA residents are encouraged to apply.

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