We are seeking a hard-working, innovative, detail-oriented, and
creative team player to join our operations department as a
full-time Pest Control Technician located in Knoxville, TN. The
individual we are looking for is also someone that enjoys working
in a team environment but also excels at working at an individual
STARTING WAGE $15.00 PER HOUR PLUS OVERTIME
COMPANY VEHICLE PROVIDED
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ACTIVATED DAY ONE
MEDICAL,VISION, AND DENTAL
About Aptive Environmental:
Aptive Environmental provides environmentally responsible
residential and commercial pest services to more than 5,000 cities
across North America. Co-founded in 2015 by Vess Pearson and David
Royce, Aptive launched with the clear intention to grow as a world
recognized brand. In 2020, with more than 1 million customers,
Aptive was named by PCT Magazine as the 7th largest pest control
company in the nation out of 20,000 competitors.
In 2019 Aptive was the youngest company featured on Glassdoor's
Top 100 US workplaces and is ranked one of Entrepreneur Magazine's
Best Companies in America. Aptive is also a proud member of the
EPA's Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program and has partnered
with the United Nations Foundation "Nothing But Nets" to help stop
the spread of Malaria transmitted by mosquito bites.
- A valid driver's license - A company Vehicle will be provided
for both personal and work Purposes.
WE WILL TRAIN YOU
Service Professional Functions
- Conduct and record work or treatments provided to customers'
homes or places of businesses.
- Inspect premises to identify infestation source and extent of
damage to property, wall or roof porosity and access to infested
- Recommend treatment and prevention methods for pest problems to
customers. -Apply, mix, and work with pesticides in accordance with
state and federal regulations. Set mechanical traps or place
poisonous past or bait in areas needed.
- Respond to requests from the Branch Manager (s); identify and
locate appropriate personnel as needed.
- Provide daily customer pest concerns or issues with a
professional and timely matter.
- Cut or bore openings in building or surrounding concrete,
access infected areas, insert nozzle, and inject pesticide to
- Perform and maintain company vehicle inspections daily.
- Respond to appropriate agencies and branch manager as
appropriate. Comply with the command/communication center in case
of an emergency, disaster, or fire.
- Greet customers, branch manager, and vendors in a courteous and
professional manner. Process and record customer information as
defined by the community.
- Collect payments for services rendered.
- Identify security concerns and notify your Branch Manager.
Effectively comply with company's policies and procedures to
- Attend and participate in service training programs to meet
state and federal requirements.
- Effectively communicate via telephone ensuring that all service
professional duties are completed accurately and delivered with
high quality in a timely manner.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions, follow
instructions and accept constructive criticism. Must be able to
deal tactfully with Supervisor, customers, and the general public.
Must be able to speak, write and understand English in a manner
that is enough for effective communication with supervisor and
customers. Knowledge of logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or
approaches to problems.
Education and Experience
- Prefer a high school diploma or related education.
- 2 or more years of Pest Control Experience (Preferred)
All requirements are subject to possible modification to
reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Individuals
who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and
safety of themselves or others in the workplace will not be
considered qualified for employment if physical requirements cannot
be eliminated or reduced by reasonable accommodation.Essential
functions are carried out in a variety of positions including
standing and sitting. To meet company's needs, all positions
require the ability to move freely.
Equipment and Tools
List equipment and tools operated and the frequency of use:
(Those that cannot be delegated to a co-worker.)
- Equipment: Personal communication devices, Pest equipment
Personal Protective equipment
- Tools: Maintenance tools Other: Pest chemicals
All employees are expected to create an atmosphere of warmth,
personal interest, and positive emphasis as well as a calm
environment. Developing and maintaining a good working rapport with
others is critical to the functioning of the company.
This position is expected to follow all company policies and
procedures. These policies and procedures can be found in the
employee handbook and with your manager.
Our expectation is that all employees will have a continuous
focus on improving themselves. All employees are expected to
attend, plan, conduct and schedule in-service training classes as
appropriate to the position. In addition, participation in
departmental studies and projects is expected.
This job description is intended to convey information essential
to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended
to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties,
responsibilities or working conditions associated with the
position. Nothing in this job description restricts management's
right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any
To Apply Please Email Indeedrecruiting@goaptive.com