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Field Supervisor, Mosquito Services, Kissimmee

Company: Clarke
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Love working with people and the outdoors? Have a bit of entry level management/previous team lead experience and looking to get your foot in the door with an amazing company that values people, the planet, and doing the right thing? Then keep reading to learn more about Clarke's Field Supervisor opportunity. Working out of our office in Kissimmee, the Field Supervisor will provide support to the Site Manager in the field and/or operational base in Kissimmee. He/she is responsible for helping with the administration of the office including crew scheduling, quality assurance checks, mapping problems, crew check outs, reports etc., in order to ensure customer expectations and objectives for all contracts in assigned territories are met. The Field Supervisor will participate in crew orientations and field training for Seasonal Field Technicians and will spend considerable amounts of time performing field operations alongside the Seasonal Field Technicians.*** Note - during the summer months this position will work a variable shift to also support our technicians in the field at night, and will transition to a 1st shift in the off season months.Mosquito field activities may include inspection of breeding site using sample cup and dipper to sample water source, larviciding operations using backpack sprayer or hand application to street catchbasins using a company truck or bicycle for transportation, sentinel chicken surveillance and adulticiding while driving a truck with attached sprayer while following an established route. Please note that this office also supports a sentinel chicken program and candidate must be comfortable handling and caring for chickens, bleeding chickens and submitting their blood samples for presence of virus. The field work will be performed outdoors, in an environment that may include heavy vegetation, uneven terrain, various species of wildlife and varying weather conditions.We're seeking an independent, self-motivated, detail oriented, and safety conscious individual with a passion for the outdoors and previous experience both with field work and scheduling to join us in our mission to make communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable.Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Coordinate or assist as necessary in scheduling of crew and operational activities. Assists in the job ticket flow process. Perform data entry of daily job tickets and contract information to ensure accurate and timely billing of services.Communicates with customers, Supervisor and sales as appropriate to resolve issues or complaints.Works closely with sales and Supervisor to ensure accurate understanding of contract specifications and customer expectations.Actively seeks ways to improve the quality and efficiency of operations within department and throughout organization. Advises Supervisor or other appropriate personnel regarding schedule conflicts, service related issues, equipment problems/issues, employee issues and any other job related issues.Assists with the training of all seasonal personnel.Keeps seasonal staff informed on the status of weekly schedule by preparing and communicating schedule, reviewing any problems, and encouraging feedback.Ensures that chemical inventory is maintained such that shortages do not occur and contract requirements are met. Keeps Supervisors, Manager and staff informed of chemical status and usage.Performs weekly cycle counts, orders chemical as necessary and prepares reports. Assigns trucks and equipment on a daily basis. Promptly advises appropriate personnel of vehicle and/or equipment damage or malfunction and follows up to make sure that action is taken to return vehicle or equipment to safe and proper working condition.Participates in recruiting activities as necessary to support staffing efforts.Participates as necessary in crew orientation, field training and on-going education activities to insure that employees know proper techniques, procedures and work rules.Performs quality assurance checks in the field.Performs field work during times of peak demand or staffing shortage.Performs basic maintenance on field equipment as necessary. Participates in and engages in programs and work practices designed to foster and maintain effective team atmosphere.Responsible for making sure safe work practices and procedures are followed at all timesSuccessful Candidate Must:
Previous experience working in a fast paced service operation scheduling or dispatching strongly preferredPrevious experience in mosquito control, aquatics or pest control operations is strongly preferredPrevious entry level supervisory or team lead experience strongly preferred Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail Strong computer skills including a proficiency in Microsoft Office ApplicationsAbility to obtain necessary state licenses Proficiency with maps Excellent communication and customer service skills Capability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and good physical dexterity Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms Have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record College degree in related field (Biological/Environmental sciences etc.) strongly preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experiencePossess high school level math skillsAbility to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the Company Ability to travel (at short notice) to multiple site locations to meet the needs of the business as necessaryThe desire to learn and go "above and beyond" are an absolute must! We are Clarke, a privately-held global environmental products and services company. For over 75 years, Clarke has been making communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable by pioneering, developing and delivering environmentally responsible public health mosquito control and aquatic services. Our services help prevent disease, control nuisances and create healthy waterways. Our global customers include governments, commercial and residential groups, and international institutions such as UNICEF and U.S. AID.Working at Clarke, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. You will learn from some of the most talented people in your field and make an impact on the world around us. With Clarke, you join an innovative and passionate team where people are the heart and soul of the organization, working together to create an environment where the employees thrive and nature flourishes. We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package (including medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, tuition reimbursement and profit sharing). At Clarke, each individual can AND does make a difference. If you're looking for an opportunity to utilize your skills to impact the success and growth of a business...Clarke is the place! Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplaceInterested candidates should visit Clarke's website, click on careers and submit resume online

Keywords: Clarke, Kissimmee , Field Supervisor, Mosquito Services, Kissimmee, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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