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Job Details

Pest Control Technician

Employer

N.L. Poulin Limited

Date Posted

September 19, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 to $20.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 19, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

N.L. Poulin Limited

Languages

English

Education

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

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Confined spaces
  • Dangerous
  • Odours
  • Dusty
  • At heights

Work setting

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

Tasks

  • Inspect buildings and outside areas to detect signs of infestation
  • Determine type of treatment required
  • 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
  • Clean out areas that harbour pests
  • Advise clients on how to prevent pest infestation

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Animal traps
  • Electrical sprayers
  • Mechanical sprayer
  • Netting devices

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
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

Will train

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • 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?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Commission
  • Piece work

Long term benefits

  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Other benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Transportation provided by employer
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance

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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