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Job Details

Pest Control Technician

Posted on Apr 20, 2021 by Ecopest Inc.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $17.50 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 20, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Ecopest Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Education

  • Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • Not required
  • Completion of high school

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Mechanical sprayer
  • Animal traps

Experience

Will train

Specific Skills

  • Advise clients on how to prevent pest infestation
  • Prepare and spray chemical mixture on infested areas
  • Place and set traps to capture and remove animals
  • Install animal control barriers to keep animals off property
  • Inspect buildings and outside areas to detect signs of infestation
  • Fumigate households
  • Determine type of treatment required
  • Clean out areas that harbour pests

Target Audience

College/University students

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Basic security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • On-site customer service
  • Urban area
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

hr@ecopest.ca

Advertised Until

May 20, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Pest Control Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Pest Controllers and Fumigators
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating mechanical and electric sprayers; and in preparing and spraying chemical mixtures on infested areas

METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to determine type of treatment required; and in cleaning out areas using rakes, shovels, brooms and mops

innovative

Interest in speaking with customers to provide cost estimates and to advise on how to prevent pest infestation

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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