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Job Details

Pest Control Technician

Employer

Ecopest Inc.

Date Posted

August 02, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $45,000.00 to $60,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Sep 01, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Ecopest Inc.

Languages

English

Education

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

Work Setting

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

Tasks

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

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

Provincial Pesticide Applicator Licence

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Animal traps
  • Mechanical sprayer

Security and Safety

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

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Personal Suitability

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

Experience

Will train

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Commission
  • Gratuities

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Other benefits

Other benefits

Learning/training paid by employer


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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