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Wildlife Service Technician

Company: Critter Control
Location: Richmond
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Are you a motivated problem solver who enjoys consistent and dynamic work?

Does the idea of working hands-on in protecting people, property, and wildlife interest you?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then apply now to become a Wildlife Service Technician!

Responsibilities

Who is Critter Control?

Founded in 1983, Critter Control Operations provides industry-leading nuisance wildlife, animal, and integrated pest management services for commercial and residential properties across the nation.

As a brand, we are committed to our team members. If you are a driven professional who embraces our values and drives our standards of excellence, you will achieve success and grow within our organization!

What does a day in the life look like?

As a Wildlife Service Technician, you will be part of a team of professionals who provides world-class wildlife management services for both residential and commercial properties. You will be heroes in your communities protecting people, property, and wildlife. A successful Wildlife Service Technician needs to be motivated, energetic, and creative with outstanding communication skills.

Your daily activities include...

  • Build strong relationships with internal and external customers
  • Inspect and identify properties for wildlife damage including on roofs, in attics, and in crawlspaces
  • Remove nuisance wildlife from residential and commercial properties
  • Perform exclusion work to prevent the reentry of wildlife into homes and businesses
  • Install and service bait stations and exclusion devices
  • Operate and maintain service vehicle and equipment
  • Identify and communicate any safety-related obstacles and lead with a safety-first mindset

    You will thrive in this role if...
    • You are self-motivated, driven, and enjoy working outdoors
    • You do not mind rolling up your sleeves and getting dirty
    • You are hands-on and have a basic knowledge of power tools
    • You enjoy building relationships and creating a bond with people
    • You have a creative approach to problem-solving
    • You hold yourself to high standards. Our team members exhibit the highest level of professionalism and presentation standards both on and off the job

      What type of benefits will you receive?
      • Competitive pay (Hourly range of $16/Hour + commission!)
      • Company vehicle (gas and maintenance covered), tablet, cell phone, and uniforms
      • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, maternity, & life insurance
      • 401(k) plan with company match, employee stock purchase plan
      • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave
      • Employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, dependent scholarship awards
      • Industry-leading, quality, comprehensive training program
      • Ability to become a licensed Nuisance Wildlife Control Operator and Pesticide Applicator

        Qualifications

        What does the work environment look like?

        We go where the wildlife goes! Candidates must be physically capable of safely performing the following job duties:
        • Safely use a ladder within the manufacturer's weight capacity
        • Lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. occasionally
        • Safely access crawl spaces, attics, confined spaces, rooftops, etc. including the ability to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
        • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) which sometimes requires an OSHA-compliant respirator
        • Ability to work in different types of weather conditions

          What do you need to be successful?
          • No Experience Required - Customer Service, General Labor, or Construction Experience is a plus!
          • High School Diploma or equivalent required
          • Valid driver's license required with a good driving record
          • Ability to pass a drug screen and background check is required
          • Ability to work in the field independently, manage route-based assignments and interact with our great customers

            Critter Control is an Equal Opportunity / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities Employer. This requisition is expected to be live for 30 days from initial date of posting. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Associated topics: breakdown, calibrate, customer service, diagnose, field service, machine maintenance, maintenance mechanic, millwright, service technician, troubleshoot

Keywords: Critter Control, Richmond , Wildlife Service Technician, Professions , Richmond, Virginia

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