• Columbus, OH, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Love working with people and the outdoors? Have some management and pest/mosquito control 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 Operations Supervisor opportunity!

We are seeking an individual with a pest control, aquatics, science (biology), botany or service background who also possesses an ability to "think outside of the box" and "how might we" curiosity in addition to proven leadership abilities to join our team of Supervisors.

 Operations Supervisor duties include but are not limited to the following: Staff training, supervising field technicians; scheduling daily tasks and routes for technicians based on contractual requirements; supervising field work and field surveys; managing quality assurance of field work: detailed reports and presentations to customers: customer service and public education: accurate record-keeping of pesticide use and managing the day to day operations of the office including office budget/expenditures.

 This position will supervise Seasonal Mosquito Control Technicians working in and around our Franklin County office in Columbus. 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, and adulticiding while driving a truck with attached sprayer while following an established route.

 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.

 Supervisors will be expected to travel to other locations upon request as part of their training or to support business growth.

We are Clarke, a privately-held global environmental products and services company. For over 70 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.

Successful Candidate Must:

  • Prior experience in mosquito control, aquatic weed control (or similar environmental/operations/services activity) required.
  • Knowledge of mosquito biology, behavior, and sampling methods strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of regional plant, weed and algea identification and treatment methods preferred
  • Experience or knowledge of the principals and application of an Integrated Pest Management program.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience and abilities.
  • College degree in related field (biological/environmental sciences, business, etc.) or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Willingness to participate in field operations as necessary during times of peak demand or labor shortages.
  • Ability to travel upon (sometimes short notice) request to meet the needs of the business.
  • Valid drivers' license and clean driving record.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to obtain state licenses as necessary.
  • The ability to work independently and think on his/her feet.
  • The desire to learn and "go above and beyond" on all projects.
  • The ability to effectively partner with employees, management and cross-functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the Company.

We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package (including medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, tuition reimbursement, discretionary bonus 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 workplace

Interested candidates should visit Clarke's website, click on careers and submit resume online.

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