Pest Control Field Technician - SEASONAL

Mosquito Joe of Metro East IL
Job Description
Are you looking for a real job? A job that offers certification in a professional career? Do you want something more meaningful to do with your life compared to other entry-level positions? Are you tired of your work conditions, team, and supervision? At Mosquito Joe we offer a professional career opportunity where you become licensed and certified to provide mosquito, flea, and tick treatments to ensure Outside is Fun Again! We have a professional and customer-oriented team that continues to improve how we do business and service our customers. We are always looking at new ways to reward both our customers and employees.

Mosquitoes, Fleas, and Ticks have a very quick reproductive cycle and often carry diseases like West Nile, Zika, and Encephalitis. Our service helps protect our customers, their pets, and children from these diseases and provides an alternative to citronella candles and spraying chemicals on their skin and clothing to prevent the bites of mosquitoes. We perform recurring services and offer all-natural and synthetic solutions. We service the entire Metro East area of St. Louis and entering our 4th season in 2019. We expect our customer base to grow significantly this next season and the years to come, increasing our staff, offering more hours and potential for career advancements. Mosquito Joe has been recognized by many top magazines as “Top 100 Franchises,” “Best Places to Work” and “Fastest Growing.” If you enjoy the outdoors and independent while interacting with customers, come join our team of professionals and allow us to strengthen your skill sets in a variety of areas to continue with us each year or to boost your resume for the next rung on your career ladder!

What our Field Technicians Do…
? Become licensed as a Commercial Operator by the Illinois Department of Agriculture
? Provide exceptional customer service
? Become familiar with Products and Services to set customer expectations
? Mix appropriate products for desired result
? Market to potential customers
? Identify “hot spots” and treat with larvacide
? Carry/Operate a backpack sprayer weighing 60-70lbs for periods of 20 min
? Become experts in Mosquito habitat and reproduction cycles
? Self-motivated / Takes Responsibility for Actions
? Electronically document chemical usage / environment conditions
? Monitor workforce management tool for communications and scheduling
? Participate in team meetings and monthly evaluations
? Report supply deficiencies and van/equipment issues to management
? Post yard signs after service and in high traffic areas
? Perform minor maintenance on backpack sprayers
? Complete beginning and end of day checklists
? Operate a GPS system
? Call or text ahead to customers
? Deliver New Customer Welcome Packages / End of Year Gifts
? Perform inventory on products and supplies

Why You Will Love It!
? Flexible for college students looking for that summer job in-between semesters
? Flexible for first responders with 24 on/off schedules
? Great Pay + Incentives....increases hours and pay for you!
? Community Service…controls mosquitoes that carry infectious diseases
? Sweet Ride! No other service like ours can compete with our branding!
? Awesome Team! Professional! Teambuilding! Christian-based ownership!
? New Skills! Licensed Certification! Customer Service experience! Small Engine Repair!
? Refer a Friend! $100 Bonus

Requirements…
? Driver’s License with no revocation within last 2 years
? Background Check with no felony convictions within last 5 years
? Ability to carry 65lbs at 20-min intervals during the heat of the summer
? Customer Service experience – 1 yr desired
? Self-confident and Professional
? Detail-oriented, Organized, and Reliable
? Reliable Transportation to and from work location
? Ability to operate a smart phone or tablet
? Flexible to work weekends based on weather delays
? A formal resume with customer service and/or pest control experience is a plus
? Hourly pay is based on experience, but minimum $12 p/h once licensed
? Testing is only required every 3 years to become licensed
? Booklets and Clinics for testing paid by ownership
? Test Scheduling – Clinic – Contact Information
(https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Pesticides/Pages/Commercial-Pesticide-Applicator.aspx
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