You probably never thought about working for a pest control company; but it may just be everything you are looking for.
Are you a dynamic, energetic and motivated person who can work independently and with a team? Do you have a valid driver's license and are ready to work on one of the top service teams in the upper Midwest?
The Heat Operator Technician is provided competitive compensation and excellent benefits package including vacation, sick time, medical insurance and a 401k retirement plan. Pest control experience is not required; we will train the right person and provide them with all the tools required for a successful career.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for delivering professional pest prevention to our clients using a heat treatment process. Provides consistent, friendly, best-in-class service to our clients.
Essential Job Duties:
Drive company vehicle to client sites to provide pest management services using a heat treatment process
Participate fully in training opportunities to enhance knowledge; and to meet requirements for licensing and safety standards
Work in a safe manner by adhering to OSHA, state requirements, and Plunketts' policies and procedures
Prepare the environment to be treated including moving furniture, equipment, and other materials in order to access areas to be treated or inspected.
Project a professional image; is friendly, pleasant, and courteous when dealing with internal and external clients
Perform effectively with minimal direction and without direct supervision
Set up, monitor and tear down equipment as needed for heat treatments
Communicate effectively with internal and external clients
Work as part of a team that provides "Best in Class" pest solutions and client service
Cooperate with company management by performing any other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
High school diploma or equivalent
Ability to read, legibly speak, and understand English; must be able to communicate clearly and effectively to clients and Plunkett's employees
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Utilize application equipment(spray guns and bottles, hoses etc.), inspection equipment, and small hand tools
The ability to work extended hours and some weekends
Must have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record
Must have the ability to travel overnight
The ability to pass state pest control licensing exams
Physical capability assessment, favorable drug test, and acceptable background record is also required
Must maintain a DOT health certificate
Experience working with minimum supervision; able to problem solve and keep detailed records
Has experience using computer-based and mobile applications
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Communicates through telephone conversations, face-to-face interactions, texts and email
Lift/push/pull up to 100lbs
Extensive bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching overhead, climbing a ladder, working in confined spaces, walking for long periods, and sitting for long periods
Utilize application equipment (spray guns and bottles, hoses etc.)
Tolerate a variety of environmental conditions; indoors and outdoors during seasonal weather, damp locations, and dusty locations
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Plunkett's is a 3rdgeneration family owned business established in 1915 celebrating over 100 years of continued growth! Our 480+ employees enjoy competitive wages and rewards, fantastic benefits, a company sponsored retirement program, continuous training and career development. Plunkett's is an outstanding, privately owned company that holds a great deal of opportunity for people who want to step up and start an exciting career!
We arm each technician with smart technology and the skillset to intelligently approach pest control, to reach the best resolution. We are well known in the industry for our training program and developing only the best technicians.
As a longtime pest control provider, we know that earning and keeping our client’s trust is as important as taking care of their pests. Our technicians and office staff are career professionals who take the meaning of their service function seriously. The sum and substance of our business are the people we employ to perform the service and the relationships they have with our clients. We get that and we take it very seriously.