Pest Control Specialist - Elkridge - Orkin Pest Control
Job Description Pest Control Specialist - Elkridge - Orkin Pest Control Elkridge, Maryland, US Apply Save Type: Full-Time Category: Outside Service Technician (Pest Control) Reference ID: 1313879 Date Posted: 04/06/2017 Job Description We Offer Seasonal and Full-time Work! Who We Are: Founded in 1901, Orkin Pest Control, a national residential and business service provider. We provide the most accurate, comprehensive, and efficient pest management services for both residential and commercial customers. This position is ideal for the candidate that wants to be a part of a rock-solid company providing a valuable service to customers. The Opportunity: A successful Pest Control Specialist will possess the following abilities: The ability to deliver outstanding customer service Must be flexible with work assignments to meet the customer needs Excellent communication and organizational skills Job Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent Clean driving record and ability to pass a background check and drug screening test Display and practice a high level of integrity and ethical standards A background in sales or customer service is highly desirable Orkin is an Equal Opportunity Employer . We promote diversity through a culture of inclusion and opportunity. Females, transitioning military and veteran candidates are encouraged to apply. We are a drug-free environment. #ZR Required Skills This job requires that you be able to safely use ladders within the manufacturerâ€ (TM) s weight limit of 300 lbs. This job requires that you safely access crawl spaces and attics. *1. Drive assigned company vehicle to customer location. *2. Prepare service kit. Mix necessary chemicals according to label instructions. Return equipment and chemicals to the proper storage area of the vehicle. *3. Meet customer. Answer any questions concerning Service Agreement. Get service agreement signed and appropriate paperwork signed. Review "Scope of Service" and "Points of Service" with customer. Handle basic questions and objectives that might occur when performing the initial service. Explain the steps and procedures to be taken in providing the specified service. Inspect critical areas of the customer''s premises (kitchen, bathroom, storage area, etc.). Move furniture and other customer property which may interfere with thorough inspection. Observe and identify any insect or pest problems. Based on the pest problems identified, apply the appropriate insecticide according to the label directions. Inspect the remaining areas of the building including the basement, attic, crawlspace, etc. Apply appropriate insecticide as needed. Inspect the exterior for the building. Provide the Perimeter Defense System service as required. Return furniture and other customer property t the original location when finished. After the service has been provided, complete the necessary paperwork, including service ticket, new Sales Agreement, etc. After the service is performed, call the Orkin office and have the customer talk t other service scheduler so the "Welcome to Orkin Call" can be made and confirm that payment is due when service is rendered. Advise customer of the services provided and obtain customer signature as required. Achieve assigned service performance objectives. .*4. Contact customers to schedule service appointments and respond to any problems. Required Experience This position is classified as heavy work in as much as it requires exertion of up to 60 pounds of force. Must be capable of wearing a respirator. Company Description Orkin is an Atlanta-based company that provides residential and commercial pest control services. The company was founded in 1901 and became a wholly owned subsidiary when it was purchased by Rollins Inc. in 1964. Orkin has held research partnerships with universities around the country and with organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) dating back to 1990 for pest biology research and pest-related disease studies. It has been ranked on Training Magazine's Top 125 list for its training programs since 2002.