Storage and Hygiene Coordinator

Storage and Hygiene Coordinator

Storage and hygiene coordinators implement the scheduling and treatment or fumigation of grain and other products. They inspect properties, identify problems, determine treatments and provide estimates of costs for replacement. Additionally, they mix chemicals to specified concentrations and confirm usage on treatment of raw materials.
What Responsibilities Will I Have?: 
  • Inspect properties, identify problems, determine treatments and provide estimates of costs for replacement
  • Mix chemicals to specified concentrations and confirm usage on treatment of raw materials
  • Operate equipment to inject or spray liquid and gaseous pesticides and herbicides
  • Fumigate storage spaces, houses or office furnishing and clothing
  • Dust infested areas with appropriate powder or lay baits
  • Apply pesticides or herbicides in the pre-treatment of building sites
  • Carry out simple maintenance practices to prevent pests entering buildings
  • Maintain equipment in safe, efficient working order
  • Maintain work records of each property inspected
Recommended High School Courses: 
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, biology, mathematics, business and computer skills.
Education/Training Required: 
A high school diploma is required, but further education, such as an associate degree or training in pest control, is preferred.
Future Job Market Outlook: 
Typical Employers: 
Storage and hygiene coordinators work for grain facilities, exporters or other facilities where food or food-related goods are stored.
Suggested Professional Organizations and Associations: 
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • National Pest Management Association
Average Annual Full-Time Salary: 
$48,000
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