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Pest Management Coordinator


Manage the university-wide or large departmental pest management program; formulate and recommend policies and procedure to effectively administer program; interpret environmental health and safety administrative regulations and policies and recommend new and improved programs.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Supervises and manages Pest Management Office.
  • Formulates and recommends policies and procedure to effectively administer program.
  • Ensures compliance with any federal and state laws and regulations associated with special studies that impact Environmental Health and Safety responsibilities.
  • Create policies for potential Environmental Health and Safety areas of responsibility that include but are not limited to: pest management, animal relocation/removal of dogs, cats, raccoons, bats, etc.
  • Evaluate current programs/policies and recommend improvements as needed.
  • Order and maintain inventory of needed supplies.  Train staff in the use of all materials used in the pest management operation.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of appropriate experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Appropriate college course work or vocational/ technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Licensure and Certification

Certified and licensed by the state of Florida in all pest management categories which are as follows Fumigation, General Household Pest Control and Rodent Control, Termite Control and Lawn and Ornamental Pest Control.


This position does have supervisory responsibility.

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