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Field Technician Pest Control SEASONAL Apr to Oct

Mosquito Joe of Metro East IL

Field Technician Pest Control SEASONAL Apr to Oct

Granite City, IL
Part Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Looking for a job where you can cruise around town, turning heads in a sweet ride while making a nice paycheck?

    About Mosquito Joe - SEASONAL (APRIL TO OCTOBER)...UP TO 40 HOURS PER WEEK!

    YOU MUST BE ABLE TO PASS A 100-QUESTION TEST WITH A 70 THAT HAS TO BE TAKEN IN SPRINGFIELD, IL. IF THIS IS NOT SOMETHING YOU ARE WILLING TO DO, PLEASE BYPASS THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY. OTHERWISE, WE WILL HELP IN ANY WAY POSSIBLE.

    Are you looking for a real job? A job that offers certification in a professional career? Do you want to feel successful in what you do on a daily basis compared to other entry-level positions? Are you tired of your work conditions, team, and supervision? At Mosquito Joe we offer a professional career opportunity where you become licensed and certified to provide mosquito, flea, and tick treatments to ensure Outside is Fun Again! We have a professional and customer-oriented team that continues to improve how we do business and service our customers. We are always looking at new ways to reward both our customers and employees. We even offer personalized employee "Joe" names to keep things interesting!

    Mosquitoes, Fleas, and Ticks have a very quick reproductive cycle and often carry diseases like West Nile, Zika, and Encephalitis. Our service helps protect our customers, their pets, and children from these diseases and provides an alternative to citronella candles and spraying chemicals on their skin and clothing to prevent the bites of mosquitoes. We perform recurring services and offer all-natural and synthetic solutions. We service the entire Metro East area of St. Louis and entering our 4th season in 2019. We expect our customer base to grow significantly this next season and the years to come, increasing our staff, offering more hours and potential for career advancements. Mosquito Joe has been recognized by many top magazines as “Top 100 Franchises,” “Best Places to Work” and “Fastest Growing.” If you enjoy the outdoors and independent while interacting with customers, come join our team of professionals and allow us to strengthen your skill sets in a variety of areas to continue with us each year or to boost your resume for the next rung on your career ladder!

    What our Field Technicians Do…

    Become licensed as a Commercial Operator by the Illinois Department of Agriculture

    Provide exceptional customer service

    Become familiar with Products and Services to set customer expectations

    Mix appropriate products for desired result

    Market to potential customers

    Identify “hot spots” and treat with larvacide

    Carry/Operate a backpack sprayer weighing 60-70lbs for periods of 20 min

    Become experts in Mosquito habitat and reproduction cycles

    Self-motivated / Takes Responsibility for Actions

    Electronically document chemical usage / environment conditions

    Monitor workforce management tool for communications and scheduling

    Participate in team meetings and monthly evaluations

    Report supply deficiencies and van/equipment issues to management

    Post yard signs after service and in high traffic areas

    Perform minor maintenance on backpack sprayers

    Complete beginning and end of day checklists

    Operate a GPS system

    Call or text ahead to customers

    Deliver New Customer Welcome Packages / End of Year Gifts

    Perform inventory on products and supplies

    Why You Will Love It!

    Flexible for college students looking for that summer job in-between semesters

    Flexible for first responders with 24 on/off schedules

    Great Pay Incentives....increases hours and pay for you!

    Community Service…controls mosquitoes that carry infectious diseases

    Sweet Ride! No other service like ours can compete with our branding!

    Awesome Team! Professional! Teambuilding! Christian-based ownership!

    New Skills! Licensed Certification! Customer Service experience! Small Engine Repair!

    Refer a Friend! $100 Bonus

    Requirements…

    Driver’s License with no revocation within last 2 years

    Background Check with no felony convictions within last 5 years

    Ability to carry 60-70 lbs at 20-min intervals during the heat of the summer

    Customer Service experience – 1 yr desired

    Self-confident and Professional

    Detail-oriented, Organized, and Reliable

    Reliable Transportation to and from work location

    Ability to operate a smart phone or tablet

    Flexible to work weekends based on weather delays

    A formal resume with customer service and/or pest control experience is a plus

    Hourly pay is based on experience, but minimum $12 p/h once licensed

    Testing is only required every 3 years to become licensed

    Booklets and Clinics for testing paid by ownership

    Test Scheduling – Clinic – Contact Information

    https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/agr/Pesticides/Pages/Commercial-Pesticide-Applicator.aspx

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