Pest Control Technician
Job Description

Pest Control Technician Job Description

Pest Control Technician Job Overview

A pest control technician inspects commercial and residential properties for pests and eliminates pests such as rodents, termites, and bed bugs when there is an infestation. They schedule appointments. Identify signs of unwanted visitors, deploy the best methods of pest removal and provide recommendations to prevent future pest problems. Pest control technicians typically work in an office and drive to client property locations for appointments.

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Pest Control Technician Job Summary

We’re hiring a full-time pest control technician to help our customers get rid of unwanted visitors! You’ll identify red flags that signal the presence of an infestation, decide on the appropriate treatment, and safely administer the appropriate tactics to eradicate pests and keep them from coming back. The ideal applicant has experience with integrated pest management, strong customer service skills, and enjoys helping people. If you’re a detail-oriented professional looking for a stable career, we have a place for you. Apply today!


Ashburn, VA

Pest Control Technician Responsibilities

  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding pest management
  • Work with staff in the pest control office to arrange appointments with customers
  • Assess customer property to identify warning signs of potential pest problems, such as termites, bed bugs, vermin, rodents, or other unwanted pests
  • Provide guidance for the best extermination processes for the identified infestation source and whether the process will include pesticide use, mechanical traps, blockages, and/or other pest control methods
  • Measure area dimensions and mix the correct amount of chemicals in the applicator based on the size of the infested area
  • Spray the necessary pesticides in appropriate areas of infestation
  • Follow safety procedures and product instructions at all times when using fumigants and power spraying equipment, such as wearing protective gear
  • Record work activities and complete all paperwork after finishing services

Pest Control Technician Qualifications

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Pest control licensure from the Department of Agriculture
  • United States driver's license and clean driving record
  • Clean background check
  • 1+ year of work experience in pest control
  • Comfortable with an outdoor work environment in a variety of weather conditions
  • Able to work with different types of critters, including rodents, termites, bed bugs, and more
  • Enough physical stamina to climb into crawl spaces, walk upstairs, and lift 50 lbs on a daily basis
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Superb customer service skills

Pest Control Technician Compensation

$40,766 (National Average)


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