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Pest Controller

Company: Crossroads Diversified Services
Location: Port Hueneme
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:


PRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Job Description

PRIDE Industries

Job Description

Job: Pest Controller

Job Code: 277 - NP-Pest Controller

SCA Occup: 99410 Pest Controller (Exterminator)

Salary Grade: Federal Wage Determination or Collective Bargaining Agreement

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Approval Date: March 2017

POSITION SUMMARY:Under broad supervision, oversees activities in the management of nuisance pests, disease, vector and health pest, structure damaging pests or organisms, lawn turf and ornamental plant pests, vegetation, invertebrate and vertebrate pests using chemical solutions, toxic gases, powders, pastes or baits, and mechanical traps. Plans and provides day to day guidance for appropriate corrections and treatments. This position may work in multiple locations.

TYPICAL DUTIES:1. Serves as an informational and technical resource regarding pest control services to field personnel and various customers. 2. Determine types of infestation based on observation and/or testing.3. Determine appropriate treatment method, process, and materials required.4. Coordinate with Pest Control lead, Pest Control manager, site manager and/or grounds crews for application schedule.5. Ensure that all pesticides are used in accordance with their labeling and safely stored in a secure location not accessible to non-authorized personnel and disposed of in a legal manner.6. May be required to train and supervise agents working under the direction of the Pest Controller.7. May be required to maintain a database on all pesticide application per state and federal regulations.8. Lift, push, and swing nozzles, hoses, and tubes to direct spray over designated areas.9. Use of sprayer agitators or pumps or portable spray equipment.10. Connect hoses and nozzles selected according to terrain, distribution pattern requirements, types of infestations, and velocities.11. May be required to safely set, move, and release mechanical traps to kill or trap pests.12. May clean areas that harbor pests, using rakes, brooms, shovels, and/or mops preparatory to treatment.13. Clean or service machinery to ensure operating efficiency, using water, gasoline, lubricants, or hand tools.14. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

  • Denotes Essential Job Function

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of relevant local, state and federal regulations regarding the following: agricultural pest control, spill response, personnel protection equipment including respiratory protection. Knowledge of OSHA safety requirements. . Ability to accurately record all pesticide applications. Computer literacy including skill to operate word processing, spreadsheet, and web-based applications may be required. Effective oral and written communication skills, and the ability to present information and respond to questions from vendors, customers, and others; Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to present information and respond to questions from clients, customers and others; Interface with customers to maintain a positive working relationship; Strong communications and interpersonal skills;


High School Diploma or GED


The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements:

Commercial ApplicatorCert

Valid Driver's License


Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance:

  • Maneuvering to and around equipment Standing and walking Bending, stooping, kneeling and reaching Lifting of boxes or equipment up to 50 pounds Climbing ladders or step stools


Work is performed primarily in the field, driving to and from worksite locations performing surveillance, treatments and quality control. Equipment can be located in crawl spaces, rooftops, and outside facility. Employees may be exposed to toxic substances where it is required to wear a respiratory mask which fits snug and close to the face. Additionally, employees may be exposed to noise from equipment, and depending on external weather conditions, wind, rain, cold, and heat.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.

How to Apply

If you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more!

PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.

Keywords: Crossroads Diversified Services, Thousand Oaks , Pest Controller, Other , Port Hueneme, California

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