General Laborer - Entry Level Pest Control Technician/Applicator
Company: Aptive Environmental
Posted on: October 17, 2020
Aptive is the fastest growing, full-service pest control company
in North America. We operate in over 27 states with 39 different
branch locations. During its first three years, Aptive added an
astounding 550,000 customers and is expected to add over 250,000
more customers by September of this year. We have a dynamic
seasonal sales force of over 2,500 sales representatives and 1,500
highly trained service professionals who perform the seasonal
treatments for our customers. Our dedication and commitment to our
employees and customers is real. Aptive was recently named
Glassdoor's 74th best company to work for and just earned 3 Gold
American Business awards.PurposeThe primary purpose of this
position is to provide services to customers. Responsible for
providing and assisting with the needs from Customers and Branch
Manager.Essential Job Functions Duties and ResponsibilitiesService
- 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
- Apply, mix, and work with pesticides in accordance with state
and federal regulations.
- Set mechanical traps or place poisonous past or bait in areas
- 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 AbilitiesMust 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 ExperiencePrefer a high school diploma or
related education.Licensing/CertificationsA valid driver's
license.Physical RequirementsAll 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
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
ToolsList equipment and tools operated and the frequency of
(Those that cannot be delegated to a co-worker.)
Facility Vehicles: ------Yes---------Equipment: Personal
communication devices, Pest equipment
Personal Protective equipment
Tools: Maintenance tools --------------- Other: ---Pest
chemicals---------Additional InformationAll 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 ImprovementOur
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.ConclusionThis 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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