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Terminix Pest Control Trainee in Madison Heights, Michigan

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.bWhat is this role about? /bOur Pest 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 within your assigned territory.bWhat does a "Day-in-the-Life" look like? /bEquipped with a company vehicle and excellent industry training, Pest Techs are out in the neighborhoods Terminix serves visiting residential customers and performing their pest control treatments. Pest Technicians also offer customers on their route additional products and services that may be beneficial, which presents a great opportunity to earn commissions on top of a very attractive base salary.Here are a few more specifics of what you would be doing each day:ulliApplying pesticides to structures according to schedule, safety procedures and label instructions./liliResponding on a timely basis to customers' requests for telephone and in-person service calls + calling customers to confirm scheduled services./liliIdentifying and acting upon opportunities to sell additional Terminix products or services/li/ul bWhat do I need to be successful? /bulliBeing a high school graduate/having a GED and a valid driver's license are both requirements/liliPrior industry experience is great, but not required. The following are much more important...?/liliYou are personable and enjoy interacting with customers/liliYou are self-motivated and have a strong work ethic/liliYou can effectively present information to customers one-on-one and in small groups/liliYou are detailed oriented and understand the importance of safety/liliYou have a good aptitude for basic math-- necessary for doing calculations related to sales and service/liliOf course, given our business, you should be comfortable working outside and in confined spaces like crawl spaces and attics/liliFor safety reasons (rebreathers have be able to seal to your face) our Pest Techs aren't able to have facial hair/li/ul bWhy should I choose Terminix? /bIn 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.ulliComprehensive training and licensure, all paid by the company/liliHighly competitive compensation - earning potential of $30,000-50,000 in first year./liliCompany provided vehicle (that you can take home with you at night) and gas card/liliOpportunities for advancement and career growth - including paths into management level roles/liliMedical, dental and vision coverage + discounts on ServiceMaster brands/liliShort/long-term Disability and Life Insurance/liliPaid time off/li/ul DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed by employees assigned to this classification; they are not an exhausti