Grounds Herbicide Pesticide IPM Coordinator

Job category: Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test: Non Exempt
Reports to: Grounds Manager
Date Revised: January 8, 2018
Dept./School: Maintenance Department

Primary purpose

To oversee the pest management applicators and to control products used and methods by which the products are applied. Also maintains accurate records of all treatments to comply with state law and regulations.



High School Diploma or GED

Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record/CDL preferred

IPM Coordinator Certification

Herbicide/Pesticide applicators license required


Minimum ten years’ experience with herbicide and pesticide products

Minimum ten years’ experience with school district IPM programs

Special knowledge/skills

Ability to treat grounds for various insects including fire ants

Ability to make dormant weed applications

Ability to fertilize grounds when needed during various seasons

Knowledge of operation of Heavy Equip (Tractors, Boom Sprayers, RTV)

Ability to follow directions             

Ability to handle high-volume, fast paced work loads

Ability to get along with others

Ability to complete task in a timely manner

Willing to comply with flexible work hours

Willing to complete other duties as assigned

Major responsibilities and duties

  • Pest Control for the entire District
  • Comply with Federal and State Regulations under Texas Department of Agriculture.
  • Follow-up on ongoing treatments with school personnel.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervising three Herbicide Pesticide Applicators

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Must be skilled with a variety of lawn tools
Ability to climb on and off equipment
Frequently lift up to 50 pounds
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.