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Job Details

Pest Control Technician

Employer

Ecopest Inc.

Date Posted

June 14, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $45,000.00 to $55,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 14, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Ecopest Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Provincial Pesticide Applicator Licence

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

Additional Skills

Provide estimate of costs

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

Security and Safety

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

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • 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

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Gratuities
  • Commission

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

Transportation provided by employer

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

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 & Abilities
The Pest Control Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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