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Pest Control Technician (R99604)

Company: Aptive Pest Control
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 level.

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.

Licensing/Certifications

  • 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 locations.
  • 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 impregnate ground.
  • 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 service professionals.
  • 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)

Physical Requirements

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

Additional Information

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.

Continuous Improvement

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.

Conclusion

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 time.

To Apply Please Email Indeedrecruiting@goaptive.com

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Keywords: Aptive Pest Control, Knoxville , Pest Control Technician (R99604), Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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