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Pest Control Service Technician

American Pest Management
18.00-24.00 per hour Based on Experience & Certifications
life insurance, vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), company vehicle
United States, D.C., Washington
Sep 25, 2023

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

Looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to make a difference in the health and well-being of your community? We offer a long-term career opportunity in an essential service with competitive earnings and a fast-paced working environment that provides the freedom to work in the field and the ability to help others all while receiving paid training and opportunities to advance!

People come to pest control from a wide variety of fields: route/delivery drivers, retail, customer service, construction, military veterans, lawncare, warehouse, uniform delivery, restaurants...the list goes on!

The bottom line is if you're a motivated, hard-working, compassionate person with a positive mindset, we have no problem training you in a new career!

What You'll Get... We want to help our employees build a great career and a great future. At American Pest, you'll have access to these great benefits!

Health and Well-being:

  • Cigna medical, dental, and vision insurance options including EPO & PPO
  • Prescription drug program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for medical and childcare expenses
  • Health Savings Plans (HSA) available with qualified plans

Financial Security:

  • Competitive hourly compensation
  • 401(k) Savings Plans (Traditional & Roth)
  • Life insurance and short-term disability 100% company paid (with options to buy up)
  • Long-term disability, Accident, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity insurance options

Work/Life Balance:

  • Full time, year-round employment
  • Paid training
  • A take home company vehicle for field positions
  • Paid time off and eight paid holidays
  • A peer-to-peer employee recognition program
  • Opportunities for advancement

What You'll Do... As a Pest Control Technician, you'll spend your day helping other people in the community by solving their pest issues and building long-term relationships via honesty, empathy, and outstanding customer service. You'll spend your day traveling to appointments and meeting with customers to assess pest problems in and around their homes and workplaces and executing specialized treatment plans. You will seek to solve existing pest problems and recommend corrective actions to prevent issues.

Who You Are... What does it take to be a successful technician at American Pest? For starters, you'll be at least 21 years old, enthusiastic and dedicated with an eye for detail and love of customer service. You'll also have...

  • The ability to safely move about customer locations, ascend/descend stairs and ladders to service out of the way areas, and position yourself to conduct service under/around furniture, equipment, and tight spaces
  • The ability to safely move items and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • The ability to work outdoors in all regular seasonal weather conditions
  • Technical proficiency with computers, smart phones, etc.
  • Held a valid driver's license for at least 3 years with an acceptable driving record
  • The ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Solid attention to detail
  • Legal eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule (between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.)
  • Availability to work some weekends
  • High school degree or equivalent

Who We Are... Founded in 1925, American Pest is a fast-growing, energetic, and technology minded mid-size company located in Fulton, MD. Within the last four years, we've nearly tripled in size and currently employ over 400 employees! Being part of American Pest means doing your best every single day, to effect positive change for our customer and our community.

American Pest is part of Anticimex, a global pest control organization with a mission of being the global leader in modern pest management. Our company culture embraces communication and teamwork, dependability, innovation, growth, technology, and integrity.

Our Hiring Process... Knowing what to expect when job hunting is always a welcome relief. Our process for this position includes the following steps:

  1. Application submission
  2. Short phone interview
  3. Schedule an interview and complete our full application
  4. Interview in person at one of our four office locations in Fulton MD, Springfield VA, Richmond VA, or Troy VA
  5. Emailed offer letter, which is contingent on step 6, tentative start date set
  6. Criminal background check/drug screening/reference check
  7. Official start date confirmed
  8. Welcome!


American Pest is a Drug-Free Workplace