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Structural Pest Management Technician

Permanence: 
Permanent
Ongoing Position: 
Yes
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Friday, July 27, 2012
Location:  Victoria, BC, Canada

As a Structural Pest Management Technician, you are joining a dynamic, professional pest control company that provides quality services to a diverse clientele in the Greater Victoria area.  As an integral team member, you will be providing structural pest control to residential and commercial customers as well as all levels of government:  Municipal, regional, provincial and federal.  You will be trained and certified to apply integrated pest management methods.

The work will include inspection, appropriate treatment, and monitoring of buildings and external perimeter areas for insect and rodent infestations  such as ants, wasps, mice, rats, and other pests.    

Requirements
Must meet legal requirements to work in Canada

Valid B.C. Driver’s Licence

B.C. Ministry Structural Pesticide Applicator Certificate

Minimum Grade 12 Diploma with coursework in Biology or Environmental Science

Minimum Grade 10 math skills required for exam and preparing chemical proportions

Fluent communicator in English Language (speaking, reading, writing)

Energetic individual in healthy physical condition

Ability to set up, climb and fold extension ladders to access job sites

Ability to work in attics and crawlspaces to access and treat source of pest problem

Reliable and Punctual

Able to take direction and read maps pertaining to job site routes

Follow and implement protocols and practices of the Company

Respectful, courteous, friendly interaction with clients and staff

Ability to exercise diplomacy and ‘good judgment’ in sensitive situations 

The Company will provide the following:

  • Uniform, and  protective clothing, safety equipment such as steel-toe footwear, respirator
  • Company vehicle for work-related duties
  •  On-the-job training
  • Study materials to prepare for ‘open book’ pesticide applicator exam.
  • The Company will pay the $90.00 examination fee.  Typically, trainees are ready to write the ‘open book’ exam in about three weeks after their employment start date.  Once you are certified, you will work independently.

Employment Terms: 

  • Be available to start work immediately
  • Permanent, Full-time:  Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30
  • Initial wage:  $16.00 per hour increasing to $17.00 per hour upon certification

Please submit Resume:  pestvictoria@shawbiz.ca