WorkSource Oregon Maintenance Generalist II - Pest Control in Portland, Oregon

Position Summary: The Maintenance Generalist II performs a wide range unskilled and semi-skilled manual labor tasks to ensure that the agency's apartment communities are safe and sanitary places to live and work, efficient to operate and assets to their neighborhoods. ESSENTIAL PEST CONTROL FUNCTIONS The following tasks are typical for positions in this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here: 1.Apply an Integrated Pest Management or IPM approach to pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. 2.Locate and identify pests. 3.Use appropriate pest management techniques including the application of chemicals and pesticides and/or the setting of traps to treat buildings and properties to control and/or eradicate pests including ants, roaches, mice, rats, bedbugs, etc. 4.Sets-up and operates hand and power spray equipment to spray, dust, and/or spread various chemicals and other designated materials including pesticides and herbicides. 5.Adjusts and performs minor repairs on application equipment. Sends equipment out for service as needed or required. 6.Maintains records on chemical application activities in compliance with EPA, OR-OSHA and state OAR 603-057and federal regulations. 7.Schedules and coordinates pest control activities and responds to trouble calls. 8.Acquires and stores pesticide solutions; mixes or dilutes specified chemicals or materials according to directions and applies them at the recommended rate and in accordance with manufacturer, EPA, OR-OSHA and state OAR 603-057 and federal regulations. 9.Follow established confined spaces policies and practices when conducting pest control tasks. 10.Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. This position is represented by LIUNA Local 737 and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Home Forward and LIUNA Local 737. If the person selected is not affiliated with LIUNA Local 737 he or she has the option to become a member in good standing immediately after selection. The vacancy is for a full-time, Maintenance Generalist II - Pest Control to serve sites throughout Multnomah County. The recruitment is set to close once a satisfactory number of qualified applications are received. For best consideration, apply early! Qualifications: The successful applicant must have sufficient education to perform at a level of competency corresponding to the work assigned; two years of landscaping, pest control or building trades experience, possession of a valid driver's license, possession of a valid Oregon State Pest Control License; and the option to become a member of Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 737.