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Magnolia ISDPest Control Specialist/Irrigation Installer - Maintenance

Magnolia ISD

Pest Control Specialist/Irrigation Installer - Maintenance (1228)

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Job Details

TitlePest Control Specialist/Irrigation Installer - Maintenance
Posting ID1228
Description

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for the district integrated pest control management program. Oversee and apply pesticides and herbicides according to the district pest management policy. Maintain, install and repair irrigation system district wide. Ability to work flexible hours, weekends and overtime.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education/Certification:

High school diploma or GED

Valid Texas driver's license

Valid certification as a noncommercial applicator granted by the Texas Structural Pest Control Board (TSPCB)

Structural applicator license or the ability to obtain such license training

Irrigation license  

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of methods and materials for pest control and TSPCB regulations

Ability to implement policy and procedures

Effective written and verbal communication skills

Ability to operate vehicle

Ability to operate pesticide application equipment

Knowledge of irrigation systems, repair and maintain

 

Experience:

One year as certified Pest Control Applicator and one year as a license Irrigation Installer

           Ability to read blueprints  

           Ability to resolve problems

           Ability to use hand and power tools

 

Major Responsibilities and duties:

 

Structural Pest Control

 

  1. Implement the district integrated pest control program for the use of pesticides, herbicides, and other chemical agents to control pests, rodents, insects, and weeds at district buildings and facilities.
  2. Approve use of controlled pesticides according to TSPCB requirements and maintain related
  3. Maintain a prioritized list of needed structural and landscape improvements.
  4. Ensure that all pesticides used on district property comply with district policy and TSPCB
  5. Maintain physical and computerized files required, including records of complaints, pesticide application records, pesticide labels, and Material Safety Data Sheets.
  6.  Participate in required TSPCB integrated pest management training courses.
  7. Properly label, secure and store pesticides.
  8. Maintain inventory of chemicals, supplies, equipment and order additional supplies as needed.

 

Maintenance and Repair

  1. Assemble, install, maintain sprinkler systems
  2. Determine sources of sprinkler malfunctions and complete repairs as indicated or according to work orders.
  3. Install and repair pipes, fittings and irrigation system equipment.
  4. Receive and complete work orders.
  5. Select material and hardware and make time and materials estimates.
  6. Maintain accurate records on material and labor used.
  7. Maintain inventory of district-owned tools, equipment and material.
  8. Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean.
  9. Work with building principals and supervisors to complete projects.
  10. Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds and equipment following established inspection procedures.
  11. Respond to emergency calls as needed.
  12. Other duties assigned.

 

 

 

Communication

  1. Handle requests and inquiries relating to pest problems from staff, students, parents and the public.
  2. Communicate with district administrators and staff about integrated pest management, including training, notice and posting, sanitation and pesticide storage.
  3. Post appropriate notice in district facilities prior to planned pesticide treatment according to TSPCB.

 

Safety  

  1. Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment.
  2. Ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.
  3. Ensure that all school employees who perform pest control have the necessary training and utilize appropriate personal protective equipment.
  4. Operate tools and equipment according to prescribed safety procedures.
  5. Inspect tools and equipment for safety and efficiency and perform job duties, including lifting, climbing etc.
  6. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  7. Help keep vehicle, equipment, and tools in safe operating condition.

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

           On occasion there will be supervising of General Maintenance workers

 

Equipment used:

Hand and power tools: pipe bender; propane torch; welding equipment; sewer rooter; heavy equipment, including forklift, trencher, backhoe. Light truck or van

 

Working conditions:

            Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, and heavy lifting and carrying. Work in tiring and uncomfortable positions, around gas lines, around fumes and toxic chemicals, outside and inside. Exposure to extreme temperatures. Frequent district wide travel.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$17.53 - $25.77 / Per Hour PG 7
LocationMaintenance

Applications Accepted

Start Date12/15/2017

Job Contact

NameAlan MeeksTitleDirector of Maintenance
Emailameeks2@magnoliaisd.orgPhone281-252-2186