• Pest Control Technician

  • Posted: 01/06/2023

    Tick & Mosquito Spray Lead Technician (March - October)
    • *Signing bonus of $1,500 with no experience. $2,500 with the 7E license.
    • Full-Time, Seasonal
    • We need technicians for York and Cumberland counties

    Our vision - Tick Management through Education and Science – A World of Difference.
    Our mission - Protect people, pets and properties from ticks and tick-borne illnesses with a personal, professional and effective tick management program centered around education and awareness.

    These team members will provide community-based tick and mosquito spray services to residential and commercial clients in accordance with industry/company standards, rules and regulations. We offer extensive training for our Seasonal Spray Technicians who deliver valuable services to our customers.

    Responsibilities & Duties
    • Be courteous and customer service minded at all times.
    • Productively use service and travel time.
    • Apply materials safely and effectively in accordance with all label, State, and Federal laws and/or regulations.
    • Maintain care, custody, and control of company vehicle, equipment, materials, supplies, and records.
    • Attain and maintain State Pesticide Applicator licenses required by company in a timely manner.
    • Respond to unscheduled requests for service.
    • Make phone calls necessary to maintain complete and open lines of communication to other service technicians, office staff, and customers.
    • Spray approximately 8-14 properties each day.
    • Identify property areas of concern using a map of the property provided to you such as: areas of standing water, property lines, gardens, environmentally sensitive areas.
    • Drive some days in excess of 75 miles.
    • Document daily work activity including product use on hand-held device.
    • Be responsible for making sure safe work practices are performed at all times.
    • Follow all company policies and procedures, including compliance with Mainely Ticks, Inc. professional appearance requirements.

    We Offer:
    • Competitive pay, uniforms, support for applicator licensing and seasonal benefits.
    • Quality, comprehensive, paid training program

    Technicians must be able to work independently and be flexible with their working hours, since tick and mosquito services are weather dependent. We strive to provide a routine work schedule for our Service Technicians and consider their personal needs. We must accommodate our customers’ needs, however, and this may result in extended working hours (50 plus per week) during the peak season of April through September. This may include Saturday hours and last-minute requests for services at the end of the workday. During the November – March off season demand for services is non-existent and technicians will be laid off.
    • 18 years of age or older.
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
    • Must pass a background check, physical exam and drug screen, as required by company policy.
    • Must have a positive mental attitude and work as a member of a team.
    • Solid customer service and communication skills.
    • Candidates must meet physical job requirements and safely perform the following job duties with or without accommodations:
    • Must be able to work with pesticides
    • Use OHSA/label mandated personal protective equipment.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in standard units of measurement.
    • Operate motor vehicles according to company policy.
    • Must be able to pull up to 500 feet of spray hose.
    • Ability to work in hot and humid summer conditions 8-12 hours per day.
    • Ability to work weekends if necessary.
    • Problem solving and time management skills.

    Job Types: Seasonal Full Time Employment
    Hourly Compensation: Determination made based on relevant experience
    Job Type: Full-time, Seasonal Mid March-October
    Salary: $18-$22 per hour depending on experience, location, and availability.