For more than 85 years, Terminix has built a reputation as one of the nation's leading providers of termite and pest control services, safeguarding over 3 million homes and businesses against all types of pests in 47 states and 14 countries.
What is this role about?
Our Innovation Technicians serve in a key front-line role and are the very heart of what we do. It's all about providing outstanding service delivery of Terminix products to valued customers.
What does a "Day-in-the-Life" look like?
Equipped with a company vehicle and excellent industry training, our Innovation Techs are out in the neighborhoods Terminix serves visiting residential customers and performing requested exclusion services. Here are a few specifics of what you would be doing each day:
Setting up and building exclusion traps, cuts flashing and forms hardware cloth to specifications
Removing animals trapped in exclusion devices
Working in a safety harness from roof tops as needed in the performance of exclusion services and wildlife removal
Interacting with customers and explaining services provided
Completing production forms documenting services provided
What do I need to be successful?
Being a high school graduate/having a GED and a valid driver's license are both requirements
Three to six months of related exclusion experience and/or training and six months of experience using hand tools and related equipment. The following are much more important...
You are personable and enjoy interacting with customers
You are self-motivated and have a strong work ethic
You can effectively present information to customers one-on-one and in small groups
You are detailed oriented and understand the importance of safety
You have a good aptitude for basic math-- necessary for doing calculations related to service
Of course, given our business, you should be comfortable working outside and in confined spaces like crawl spaces and attics
For safety reasons (rebreathers have be able to seal to your face) our Innovation Techs aren't able to have facial hair
Why should I choose Terminix?
In addition to being part of an iconic brand with a rich 85 year history, here are some other highlights of what we offer members of the Terminix Team.
Comprehensive training and licensure, all paid by the company
Highly competitive compensation - earning potential of $30,000-50,000 in first year.
Company provided vehicle (that you can take home with you at night) and gas card
Opportunities for advancement and career growth - including paths into management level roles
Medical, dental and vision coverage + discounts on ServiceMaster brands
Short/long-term Disability and Life Insurance
Paid time off
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by employees assigned to this classification; they are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.