NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Field Supervisor, Bureau of Veterinary and Pest Control Services in New York, New York

Job Description

The Bureau of Veterinary Pest Control Services promotes and protects the health and quality of life for New York City residents and vistors by ensuring an environmental free from animal-borne diseases, hazards and nuisances by controlling and regulating animals. The Supervisor Exterminator position assure compliance with pertinent laws, rules and regulations governing environmental sanitation, safety and health especially as they pertain to city rat infestations.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

  • Inspect premises and investigate complaints of infestation.

  • Determine the appropriate method of extermination and /or pest prevention(e.g.,stoppage efforts; refuse management)to be used.

  • Supervise and make assignments to nay exterminator engaged in preparing and using traps, rodenticides, stoppage equipment, etc. and supervise the cleaning and repair of equipment.

  • Order necessary supplies and equipment, and keeps related records to ensure the safe storage and cautious use of the various poisons employed in extermination operations.

  • Supervise the preparation of the various substances used in exterminating.

  • Make recommendations for improving exterminating methods.

  • Keep records of exterminating operations and makes reports thereof. May be required to perform exterminating/ Stoppage duties.

Coordinate follow-up with DOHMH exterminator when treatment/stoppage is necessary.

Minimum Qual 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 appointment.

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.

SPECIAL NOTE:

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.

SPECIAL NOTE:

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.

Preferred Skills

A Category 8 License (Public Health) it is desired. Candidate should possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

**IMPORTANT NOTES TO ALL CANDIDATES:

Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:

  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.

  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.

  • Current Resume

  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.

**LOAN FORGIVENESS

The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

To Apply

Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 379832.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

Job ID: 379832

# of Positions: 1

Business Title: Field Supervisor, Bureau of Veterinary and Pest Control Services

Civil Service Title: EXTERMINATOR

Title Classification: Competitive

Job Category: Health, Public Safety, Inspections, & Enforcement

Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)

Work Location: 1826 Arthur Ave., Bronx

Division/Work Unit: Pest Control Services

Title Code No: 9051003

Level: 03

Proposed Salary Range: $ 40,078.00 - $ 46,090.00 (Annual)

POSTING DATE: 01/10/2019

POST UNTIL: 05/10/2019