Top Pest Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Pest Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Pest Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.5% of Pest Technician resumes contained Customer Service as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Pest Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Pest Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Provided exceptional customer service to residents and commercial businesses for pest and weed abatement.
  • Generated higher customer retention rates as a result of providing exceptional customer service.
  • Maintained monthly customer route providing excellent customer service and exceeding performance goals.
  • Provided excellent customer service and developed pest control maintenance plans.
  • Provide customer service including management of pest issues and scheduling appointments and extra services based on customer needs and pest trends.
  • Handle variety of chemicals as well as provide excellent customer service to the clients.
  • Exceeded customer service expectations by maintaining a high standard set in customer service.
  • Certified Pest Technician providing customer service to clients with pest related issues.
  • Managed own route, which includes routing, customer service and sales.
  • General Pest Control, scheduling, customer service, and sales.
  • Provide customer service and provide the best pest protection to customers.
  • Provided quality customer service by promptly addressing client questions and concerns.
  • Provided great customer service to all Active Pest Control Customers.
  • Provided excellent customer service to resolve customer's pest issues.
  • Job required customer service since we were entering homes.
  • Showed strong work ethics and customer service skills.
  • Collect payment and provide excellent customer service.
  • Displayed great customer service to my clients.
  • Sprayed houses and preformed customer service.
  • Provided customer service for customer comments, issues and/or complaints.Pest Technician

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2. Termite

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Here's how Termite is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Performed termite service to residential structures.
  • Located an Identified, Removed, Managed and treated a variety of pest, and the target species of termites.
  • Provided pest control for residential and commercial properties, regarding rodents, Controlling ant and termites.
  • Started at All Safe as a termite technician, and moved up to a pest technician.
  • Participated in a PC Magazine article concerning a termite treatment in an Atlanta high rise building.
  • Provided quality service of removal of bugs, weeds, bird infestations and termite control.
  • Acquire knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations regarding pest and termite control.
  • Provided and Installed and Pest and Termite Resistant insulation for attics and wall voids.
  • Look for evidence of a termite infestation and present the homeowner with the results.
  • Trained staff of 7 technicians to perform pest, termite, and moisture control.
  • Perform an Inspection for termites inside and outside of the customer's residence.
  • Treat for insects and Termite Control and sell pest related products to customer
  • Checked and baited Termite Bait Stations and performed routine maintenance on these.
  • Reason Left: Lay-off DUTIES - Service and install termite bait stations.
  • Treated homes for both pest and prevention of pest and termites.
  • Inspected and treated residential and commercial establishments for pest and termites.
  • Performed termite inspections in homes for various real estate agencies.
  • Treated commercial and residential sites for termites and other pests.
  • Conducted termite inspections in customer's home and surrounding areas.
  • Cook's began in 1928 as North Alabama Termite Control.

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3. Pest Control Services

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Here's how Pest Control Services is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Delivered pest control services to residential and commercial customers.
  • Certified Pest Technician, provide pest control services to businesses and residences.
  • Performed pest control services on inside of homes and apartments.
  • Provide pest control services to residential and commercial properties.
  • Provide pest control services for residential and commercial customers.
  • Perform general pest control services for insects.
  • Provide outstanding pest control services to customers.
  • Provided pest control services to residential homes and small commercial establishments Completed annual termite inspections for residential customers
  • Perform routine pest control services,general pest, lawn, turf and structural for termites.
  • Educated customers on and provided pest control services, sustaining a regular route.

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4. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Followed safety procedures, and labeled instructions; verified that job specifications were appropriate for work orders.
  • Performed routine ground maintenance and ground equipment maintenance in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Repair of small mechanized equipment while maintaining safety procedures.
  • Used personal protective equipment and followed all safety procedures.
  • Located and applied pesticides to infestations according to schedule, safety procedures and product instructions.
  • Complete all required paperwork and ensure compliance with safety procedures and regulations.

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5. Company Vehicle

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Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Maintained and Operated Company Vehicle in Safe and Clean Fashion (Safe Driver Engrossment on License.).
  • Drive company vehicle to appointments to help customers with their needs with bees and other pests
  • Maintained a take-home company vehicle including service records and chemical product restocking of the vehicle.
  • Utilize company vehicle to locate, identify, control and repel pests.
  • Maintain a clean company vehicle and comply with DOT and company guidelines.
  • Operated company vehicle on average 200 miles per day.
  • Clean and maintain company vehicle for a professional appearance.
  • Drive and maintain upkeep of company vehicle.
  • Maintain company vehicle and maintain appropriate records.
  • Licensed exterminator - applying pesticides, inspecting homes, operating company vehicle, customerservice
  • Operated company vehicle and planned daily customerroute.
  • Drive and maintain company vehicle Complete required production forms at end of daily route.
  • Drive company vehicle Go above and beyond to take care of customers Issues.
  • Inspect and treat homes for pests Apply pesticides according to state laws Sell new services to customers Maintain a company vehicle

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6. Dust Chemical Solutions

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Here's how Dust Chemical Solutions is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Spray or dust chemical solutions, powders, or gases into rooms, onto clothing, furnishings, or wood.
  • Spray or dust chemical solutions and powders into infested areas.
  • Spray or dust chemical solutions, powders or gases into rooms or yards.
  • Spray or dust chemical solutions, powders, or gases into rooms, furnishings and wood.
  • Spray or dust chemical solutions, powders or gases into rooms, furnishings or wood, and over grasses and ditches.
  • Spray or dust chemical solutions, powders, or gases into rooms or onto furnishings to rid of infestations.

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7. Pest Management

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Here's how Pest Management is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Performed Integrated Pest Management in commercial and residential accounts
  • Meet with property owners to discuss integrated pest management plans.
  • Provide professional pest management to home owners and businesses.
  • Performed residential work for pest management co.
  • Design and carry out pest management plans 8.
  • United States Department of Agriculture Pest Management Alternatives Program.

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8. Identify Infestation Source

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Here's how Identify Infestation Source is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Inspect premises to identify infestation source and extent of damage to property, wall, or roof access to infested locations.
  • Inspect premises to identify infestation source and extent of damage to property.
  • Inspected premises to identify infestation source.
  • Treated buildings to eliminate pests by inspecting premises to identify infestation source.
  • Inspect premises to identify infestation source, spray or dust chemical solutions, powders or gases into areas to be treated.
  • Inspect premises to identify infestation source and extent of damage(s) to property.

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9. Roof Porosity

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Here's how Roof Porosity is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Inspect property to ascertain wall and roof porosity and possible sites of pest invasion.
  • Search out Source of damage to property, wall and roof porosity, and access to infested locations.
  • Inspected residential homes and businesses ascertain wall and roof porosity and possible sites of any pest invasion.
  • Inspect property to ascertain wall and roof porosity and possible sites of pest invasion.
  • Conduct property inspections to ascertain wall and roof porosity and possible sites of pest infestation.
  • Inspected premises to identify infestation source/extent of damage to Property/wall/roof porosity/access to infested locations .

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10. Mechanical Traps

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Here's how Mechanical Traps is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Set mechanical traps and placed poisonous paste and bait in sewers, burrows, and ditches.
  • Set mechanical traps and placed bait on the exterior and interior structure of homes and business.
  • Set mechanical traps or place poisonous paste or bait in appropriate locations.
  • Set up mechanical traps as well as removal of dead rodents.
  • Set mechanical traps and place poisonous paste or bait for rodents.
  • Set mechanical traps around interior and exterior of structure.

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11. Treatment Type

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Here's how Treatment Type is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Determine treatment type required to eliminate and preventrecurrence of infestation.
  • Study preliminary reports or diagrams of infested area and determine treatment type required to eliminate and prevent recurrence of infestation.
  • Study preliminary reports or diagrams of infested area and determine treatment type required to eliminate and prevent recurrence of infestation.
  • Study preliminary reports or diagrams of infested area and determine treatment type required to eliminate and prevent recurrence of
  • Determine treatment type required to eliminate and prevent recurrence of infestation.
  • Study preliminary reports or diagrams of infested area as well as determine treatment type required to eliminate recurrence of infestation.

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12. Preliminary Reports

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Here's how Preliminary Reports is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Analyzed preliminary reports and diagrams of infested areas to determine appropriate treatment for pest elimination and prevention.
  • Studied preliminary reports to eliminate and prevent recurrence of pest.
  • Studied preliminary reports and diagrams of infested areas, attached nozzles, and injected pesticide to impregnate ground.
  • Studied preliminary reports and or diagrams of infested areas to determine most effective treatment required to control existing pest issues.
  • Studied preliminary reports and diagrams of infested area to identify the pest problem.

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13. Customers Homes

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Here's how Customers Homes is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Travel to customers homes and perform pest services, collect payments, offer customers extra services we provide.
  • Job Duties: Traveled to customers homes via itinerary to treat for various pests.
  • Treat customers homes internal and external for rodents & bugs in a timely manor
  • General Pest control on customers homes.
  • Spray customers homes for bugs and other pests, keep good customer relationship, plan out routes
  • Traveled to customers homes and businesses to evaluate and treat for pests.

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14. Control Technician

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Here's how Control Technician is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Certified Pest Control Technician for residential and commercial properties.
  • Obtained registered operators license as pest control technician.
  • Obtained certification as licensed pest control technician.
  • Licensed and accredited Pest Control Technician.
  • Certified General pest control technician.
  • Registered licensed pest control Technician.

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15. New Accounts

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Here's how New Accounts is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Sell new accounts and upgrade existing customers.
  • Collected/Processed payments while strategically recommending services to immediately obtain new accounts.
  • Developed strong relationships with established accounts while acquiring new accounts.
  • Scheduled new accounts into existing established route.
  • Contributed to growth and profitability of company by adding new accounts and up selling existing customers.
  • Help grow other routes by generating new accounts.

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16. Customer Relations

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Here's how Customer Relations is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Maintained excellent customer relations, increasing services 25% by taking company into an active role in tree health and maintenance.
  • Maintain long-term customer relationships, making sure every customer has a positive and friendly experience.
  • State licensed pest technician, records, customer relations, health and Safety.
  • Developed and maintained one on one customer relationships.
  • Operated professional lawn equipment Maintained customer relations
  • Managed customer relations and also performed operations myself for the company.

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17. Extermination Processes

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Here's how Extermination Processes is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Direct or assisted other workers in treatment to extermination processes to eliminate infestations.
  • Carry out treatment and extermination processes to eliminate and control infestation.
  • Directed and assisted other workers in treatment and extermination processes to eliminate and control rodents, insects, and weeds.
  • Direct or assist other workers in treatment or extermination processes to eliminate or control rodents, insects, or weeds.
  • Direct and/or assist other workers in treatment and extermination processes to eliminate and control rodents as well as other general pest.
  • Direct and/or assist clients in treatment and extermination processes to eliminate and control rodents, insects, and weeds.

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18. Bed Bugs

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Here's how Bed Bugs is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Identified invading pests including rats, termites, wasps, ants, spiders, mosquitoes or bed bugs.
  • Performed inspections and treatments for bed bugs, fleas and stored product pest.
  • Skilled in all commercial work and bed bugs
  • Applied general household pesticides (7A/7B) to all surfaces in an effort to treat pesticides including bed bugs, etc.
  • Heat treatments to kill bed bugs.
  • Inspected for bed bugs in homes, apartments, offices, and commercial properties with a bed bug scent detection canine.

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19. Control Rodents

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Here's how Control Rodents is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Assisted with the treatment and extermination processes to eliminate and control rodents, insects, and weeds.
  • Directed and assisted other workers in treatment and exterminating procedures to eliminate and control rodents, insects, and weeds.
  • Assisted operator in treatment and extermination processes to eliminate and control rodents, insects, and weeds
  • Used chemicals to eliminate, control rodents, insects, and weed.
  • Direct or assist other workers in treatment or extermination processes to eliminate or control rodents, insects, or weeds.

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20. RAN

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Here's how RAN is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Inspected and performed yearly termite renewal inspections to insure customers home was still clear of termites to keep under warranty.
  • Inspected and Treated for Subterranean and Dry wood Termites Applied Fertilizers, Nutrients and Pesticides to Lawns per Label.
  • Manage delinquent list and keep track of payments made by customers to turn in at Branch when possible.
  • Mixed, diluted, stored, transported and applied chemical pesticides in accordance to Virginia law.
  • Record orders and sales contracts for over 500 customers for quality assurance.
  • Distributed pesticides in liquid, powder, and granule form.
  • Collected money for payment ran approximately 80 service tickets monthly.
  • Maintain and ran second largest account in company by myself.
  • Correspond with corporate branch office via email and telephone.
  • Arranged contracts and paper work for clients.
  • Inspect interventions and quarantine of forbidden items.
  • Check orange trees for signs of canker.
  • Assist in start up of new branches.
  • Performed the mixing and application of pesticides, in liquid, granular, dust, powder, or solid forms.
  • provide service solutions for customers to eliminate pest issues in restaurants, processing plants, and factories
  • Performed pest control work for restaurants such as Panera Bread and McDonalds
  • Attend all branch/company meetings and/or required trainings.
  • Power spray chemicals onto surfaces Responsible for oversight of Franklin, Isle of Wight, Suffolk & Courtland District geographic region.
  • General work tasks are fertilize and/or granular bait, spray insecitcides and/or fungicides, and spray weed control.
  • Spray orange trees with pesticides useing tractor Maintained orange groves,pulling or spraying weeds,mowing down grass if needed.

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21. Area Dimensions

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Here's how Area Dimensions is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Measure area dimensions requiring treatment and calculate fumigant requirements.
  • Measured area dimensions requiring treatment, using rule, calculated fumigant requiring treatment.
  • Measured area dimensions requiring treatment, calculated fumigate requirements, and estimated cost for service.
  • Measure area dimensions requiring treatment.
  • Measured area dimensions requiring treatment and estimated cost of services.
  • Measured area dimensions requiring treatment and calculated fumigate requirements.

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22. Pest Control Operators

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Here's how Pest Control Operators is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Gain and maintain pest control operators' license.

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23. Daily Route

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Here's how Daily Route is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Drive to and from multiple apartment complexes on different daily routes.
  • Completed required production forms at end of my daily route.
  • Scheduled one customer per hour for daily route activities.
  • Inspect and service accounts on daily routes.
  • Catalogued daily route information neatly onto daily reports.
  • Schedule daily routes and give estimates on jobs * Call and communicate with customers about when and what work was performed.
  • Planned my daily route by contacting clients in advance and letting them know when service would be provided.UberIndependent Contractor
  • Perform Quarterly Pest Services Perform Annual Termite and Moisture Inspections Schedule Daily Route

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24. Company Truck

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Here's how Company Truck is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Inventory and stock company truck.
  • Monitored lawn and landscape quality, performed grass fertilization, maintained a clean company truck, organized documentation.
  • Operated heavy machinery, loaded outgoing customer shipments using company trucks and fertilize customers' lawn.
  • Maintain and operated a company truck with trailer, spreader and z-spray rider.
  • Drive company trucks and service lawns with pesticides also have medical card from dot
  • Use company truck with a trailer attached to get to every job.

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25. In-Person Service Calls

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Here's how In-Person Service Calls is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Respond on a timely basis to customers' requests for telephone and in-person service calls.
  • Respond to customer requests for telephone and in-person service calls.

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26. Drive Trucks

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Here's how Drive Trucks is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites.
  • Drive trucks or other vehicles to or at work sites.
  • Drive trucks equipped with power spraying equipment 9.

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27. Residential Properties

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Here's how Residential Properties is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Treated exterior and interior on commercial and residential properties.
  • Provide pest management products for commercial and residential properties throughout the State of South Carolina.
  • Inspected residential properties on a daily basics.
  • Inspected commercial and residential properties for pest infestations Prepared the supplies needed to handle any infestation
  • Perform Wood Destroying Insect reports for realtors by inspecting both the interior and exterior of residential properties.
  • Performed schedueled pest services and unschedueled pest services on commercial and residential properties.

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28. Entry Points

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Here's how Entry Points is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Find entry points, food and moisture sources.

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29. Company Standards

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Here's how Company Standards is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Complete all company documentation as per company standards.
  • Train new Techs on acceptable industry and company standards for application of pesticides and company driving safety policies.

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30. IPM

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Here's how IPM is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Developed IPM training modules, organized and coordinated in-house educational training activities and conducted multiple presentations at department meetings and seminars.
  • Adhere to safety regulations including wearing appropriate clothing and proper equipment.
  • Maintained equipment and reducing unnecessary maintenance.
  • Ensured that storage of pesticides and equipment was in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Trained and assisted field technicians in the safe use of chemicals, equipment, and extermination process.
  • Apply chemical liquids or powders onto structures, mechanical equipment, and/or building interior exteriors walls.
  • Maintain company issued equipment and vehicle in a clean and safe condition at all times.
  • Operate truck equipped with power sprayer, various chemicals, and other pest control equipment.
  • Start motors and engage machinery, such as truck spray equipment or portable spray equipment.
  • Used various types of equipment to ensure the elimination of pests from customers yards.
  • Operate spraying equipment and hand tools while accurately report findings of any insect activity.
  • Worked with proprietary equipment that would detract insects from coming into the home.
  • Clean and organized work areas and equipment including truck on a regular basis.
  • Use IPM(integrated pest management) to solve most issues.
  • Inspect equipment and tools for any defect to prevent future problems.
  • Apply chemicals, traps and operate equipment to alleviate pest problems.
  • Drive truck equipped with power spraying equipment and hazardous material.
  • Maintained and repaired all motors, pumps and application equipment.
  • Maintained and operated pest equipment, in a controlled environment.
  • Drive a company truck equipped with power spraying equipment.

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31. EPA

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Here's how EPA is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Implemented EPA approved pest management and effectively completed all necessary paperwork/invoices.
  • Prepared all local and StateAgriculture Pesticide Usage Reports.
  • Home inspection and termite treatments within the guidelines of the EPA and other government agencies with the use of controlled chemicals.
  • Prepare on a daily basis the inspection plans and implements according to the 7 CFR Part 331.
  • Prepare and maintain work records, reports and site maps using GIS/GPS technology.
  • Installed and repaired damage's done to the house and property by wildlife.
  • Collaborated with sales department to ensure the delivery of efficient, high-quality service.
  • Prepare reports and diagrams for buildings requiring treatment; develop pest management programs.
  • Maintained good reviews as well as followed closely to correct EPA labels.
  • Treat for mice, and other departmental duties as requested.
  • Prepared paperwork and handled all retreats on a daily basis.
  • Maintained client records and files, and prepared reports.
  • Maintain records and files and prepare reports on activities.
  • Prepared and measured chemical treatment solutions for service calls.
  • Greet customer and explain treatment and preparation for treatment.
  • Maintained records of activities and prepares summary reports.
  • Maintain records/files and prepare reports on activity.
  • Negotiated and prepared contracts for new customers.
  • Repaired damaged roofs and stucco walls.
  • Conducted damage mitigation through repair and sanitization of affected areas, such as attics or crawlspaces.

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32. Pest Invasion

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Here's how Pest Invasion is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Perform monthly maintenance to assure prevention of pest invasion.

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33. Label Instructions

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Here's how Label Instructions is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Complete required production forms at end of daily route.Apply pesticides to structures according to schedule, safety procedures and label instructions
  • Certified by the Agricultural Department applied fertilizer to lawns according to schedule, safety procedures, and label instructions.
  • Applied fertilizers and other products to lawns according to customer program, safety procedures, and label instructions.
  • Apply fertilizers and pesticides to lawn in accordance to schedule, safety procedures, and label instructions.
  • Applied products to laws according to schedule, safety procedures, and label instructions.
  • Applied pesticides to structure according to schedule, safety procedures and label instructions.

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34. Possible Sites

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Here's how Possible Sites is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Inspect properties to ascertain possible sites of pest invasion.

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35. Customer Base

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Here's how Customer Base is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Maintain accurate and precise account information for regional customer base spanning 10 counties in North Central Florida.
  • Facilitated positive customer relations thereby generating new sales leads through referrals while maintaining established customer base.
  • Increased company sales and maintained repeat customer base by exceeding customer expectations
  • Retain customer base through excellent service and professionalism.
  • Increased route size through business to business selling, pointing out to current customer base other products and service we provided.
  • Treated up to 15 houses per day in order to build and maintain a valuable customer base.

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36. Residential Homes

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Here's how Residential Homes is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Apply treatment to commercial and residential homes, obey label laws, and keep up with State Certificate.
  • Performed pest and rodent exclusion services to residential homes.
  • Performed pest cotrol in residential homes and commericial buildings.
  • Serviced residential homes and corporate offices Responded to dispatch calls regarding service assignments
  • Serviced residential homes-mostly exterior service, in home upon request.
  • Inspect commercial and residential homes/buildings for termite activity.

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37. Cost Estimates

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Here's how Cost Estimates is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Determined type of treatment required and provided cost estimates to clients.
  • Develop cost estimates and treatment plans for customers.
  • Determined type of treatment required and provided cost estimates to clients.
  • Measure dimensions of area requiring treatment and provid cost estimates to homeowners.
  • Perform onsite inspections and provide cost estimates for non-contracted services.

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38. Customer Complaints

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Here's how Customer Complaints is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Handle customer complaints properly and promptly.
  • Provided outstanding customer service.Handled set appointments and any customer complaints.
  • Communicated customer complaints, requests and feedback to company management

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39. Effective Solutions

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Here's how Effective Solutions is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Skilled at troubleshooting circumstances and providing low-cost effective solutions for customers.
  • Provided cost effective solutions and estimates to clients

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40. Lock Building Doors

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Here's how Lock Building Doors is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Post warning signs and lock building doors to secure area to be treated.
  • Post warning signs and lock building doors to secure area to be fumigated Follows all applicable safety rules and procedures
  • Clean work site after completion of job .Post warning signs and lock building doors to secure area to be fumigated.
  • Post warning signs and lock building doors to secure area to be fumigated.
  • Aided in the posting of warning signs and lock building doors to secure area to be fumigated.

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41. Residential Accounts

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Here's how Residential Accounts is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Schedule route valued at $10,000 to $15,000 in monthly production for commercial and residential accounts.
  • Established new business and residential accounts by building confidence in our service.
  • Service and treat external and internal commercial and residential accounts.
  • Coordinate regular scheduled pest control maintenance visits for commercial and residential accounts.
  • Serviced and maintained commercial and residential accounts for pest activity.
  • Service commercial and residential accounts.

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42. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Mix chemical applications for spraying following OSHA rules.
  • Provide and maintain safe physical conditions for employees assigned to spray duties, per OSHA standards.
  • Seal all possible voids where rodents and invader pest can enter.Mix chemical applications for spraying following OSHA rules.
  • Up kept the appearance of building * Performed weekly checks of pest control devices to OSHA standards

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43. Appropriate Protective Gear

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Here's how Appropriate Protective Gear is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Utilize appropriate protective gear and equipment during application.
  • Power and hand spray chemicals onto surfaces while utilizing appropriate protective gear and equipment during application.
  • Utilized appropriate protective gear and equipment during application.
  • Ensured safety of customers and their homes when product was applied by utilizing appropriate protective gear during and following specific protocol.
  • Utilized appropriate protective gear and clothing during application, in accordance with OSHA standards
  • Utilize appropriate protective gear and equipment during application accordance to the label.

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44. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Cleaned or serviced machinery to ensure operating efficiency, using water, gasoline, lubricants, or hand tools.
  • Worked around and operated hand tools and mechanical machinery / tractors used for landscape maintenance.
  • Operate machines and desired hand tools to complete task at hand
  • Used hand tools, power tools and pneumatic.
  • Maintain and operate company provided vehicle, hand tools, power tools and various type of sprayers.
  • Operate heavy equipment, boats, power and hand tools.

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45. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Meet service and sale goals on a monthly basis.
  • Collected payments from these customers on a monthly basis.Performed proper service in the monthly preventative service of pest control.

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46. Additional Services

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Here's how Additional Services is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Offered and sold additional services to customers and provided quality customer services daily.
  • Recommended and sold additional services to customers.
  • Secured additional services through suggestive selling.
  • Developed individual pest management plans for customers to control pest issues and recommended additional services as needed.
  • Communicate with customers to ensure satisfaction and cross sell additional services.
  • Recognize opportunity for referring additional services and/or new clients.

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47. Production Forms

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Here's how Production Forms is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Completed required production forms at the end of daily work order assignments.
  • Completed required production forms daily.
  • Complete required production forms at end of day, Provided customer's with reports of Treatments.
  • Completed required production forms at end of daily work order assignments.
  • Assist in sales to current customers and complete production forms.
  • Complete required production forms at end of day.

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48. Office Staff

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Here's how Office Staff is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Use technology to effectively communicate with customers and office staff.
  • Communicated with customers, office staff and service managers.
  • Maintain constant communication with office staff.

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49. GPS

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Here's how GPS is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Use Garmin Oregon 550t GPS device to map weed populations.
  • Entered data into handheld Juno Trimble GPS unit.
  • Use GPS to locate, record, and update data base.

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50. Chemical Mixtures

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Here's how Chemical Mixtures is used in Pest Technician jobs:
  • Applied appropriate chemical mixtures to control pests ensuring compliance to company, state, and federal regulations.
  • Prepared and sprayed chemical mixtures on infested areas.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Pest Technician

Customer Service16.3%
Termite14.4%
Pest Control Services13%
Safety Procedures6.9%
Company Vehicle6.2%
Dust Chemical Solutions5.6%
Pest Management4.3%
Identify Infestation Source3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Pest Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Customer Service
Customer Service
12.5%
12.5%
2
2
Termite
Termite
11%
11%
3
3
Pest Control Services
Pest Control Services
9.9%
9.9%
4
4
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
5.3%
5.3%
5
5
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
4.7%
4.7%
6
6
Dust Chemical Solutions
Dust Chemical Solutions
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Pest Management
Pest Management
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Identify Infestation Source
Identify Infestation Source
2.9%
2.9%
9
9
Roof Porosity
Roof Porosity
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Mechanical Traps
Mechanical Traps
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Treatment Type
Treatment Type
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Preliminary Reports
Preliminary Reports
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Customers Homes
Customers Homes
2%
2%
14
14
Control Technician
Control Technician
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
New Accounts
New Accounts
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Customer Relations
Customer Relations
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Extermination Processes
Extermination Processes
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Bed Bugs
Bed Bugs
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Control Rodents
Control Rodents
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
RAN
RAN
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Area Dimensions
Area Dimensions
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Pest Control Operators
Pest Control Operators
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Daily Route
Daily Route
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Company Truck
Company Truck
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
In-Person Service Calls
In-Person Service Calls
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Drive Trucks
Drive Trucks
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Residential Properties
Residential Properties
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Entry Points
Entry Points
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Company Standards
Company Standards
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
IPM
IPM
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
EPA
EPA
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Pest Invasion
Pest Invasion
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Label Instructions
Label Instructions
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Possible Sites
Possible Sites
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Customer Base
Customer Base
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Residential Homes
Residential Homes
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Cost Estimates
Cost Estimates
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Customer Complaints
Customer Complaints
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Effective Solutions
Effective Solutions
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Lock Building Doors
Lock Building Doors
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Residential Accounts
Residential Accounts
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Osha
Osha
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Appropriate Protective Gear
Appropriate Protective Gear
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Additional Services
Additional Services
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Production Forms
Production Forms
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Office Staff
Office Staff
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
GPS
GPS
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Chemical Mixtures
Chemical Mixtures
0.5%
0.5%

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