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Exterminator, Bureau of Veterinary and Pest Control Services/Vector Surveillance - 240125

Job Description **OPEN TO PERMANENT EXTERMINATORS ONLY.  YOU MUST CLEARLY STATE YOUR CIVIL SERVICE STATUS ON YOUR RESUME OR COVER LETTER. ALL OTHER CANDIDATES WILL NOT BE SELECTED.

The Bureau of Veterinary and Pest Control Services promotes and protects the health and quality of life for New York City residents and visitors by ensuring an environment free from animal-borne diseases, hazards and nuisances by controlling and regulating animals. We are recruiting staff for a new program that will control mosquitoes and reduce the risk of Zika infection from mosquitoes in New York City.

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

--Inspect areas of infestation, prepare the most effective larvicides, insecticides, rodenticides, baits, traps, etc., for exterminating as required.

--Place larvicides in standing water found in fresh floodwater areas, woodland ponds, catch basin and abandoned swimming pools.

--Handles pesticides, larvicides and other extermination equipment safely.

--Equipment are accurately accounted for at all times.

--Prepare reports as required, including records of equipment usage, work schedules, and exterminating operations performed.

--Following all safety regulation in accordance with DEC and DOHMH
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.
Preferred Skills A Category 8 license (Public Health) it's desired. Candidate should be highly organized, with the ability to work well in teams , should possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal
skills.
Additional Information 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 # 240125. 

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

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