Philadelphia Area Commercial Pest Control Technician – Heroes Wanted!

at PestCo, LLC
Location Telford, Pennsylvania
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent



Are you a self-starter with experience in the commercial pest control industry? Then we want you to join are growing team! Presto Pest Control is a leader in the mid-Atlantic region and provide the ultimate pest protection services to the food service, hospitality, healthcare and building & property management industries.

A pest control technician typically performs multiple tasks in a single service call that may include treating affected areas with chemical and natural insecticides, setting up animal traps and placing bait in suspected high-traffic areas. In many cases, pest control technicians return to homes and businesses after performing initial treatments to determine if additional remediation procedures are required and/or to remove deceased rodents and other animals.

What We Offer to Our Valued Technicians:

  • Competitive Pay PLUS Commissions
  • Full-Time, Year-Round Work
  • Company Vehicle - launched daily from your own home
  • Company Provided Uniforms
  • Career Advancement and Paid Training
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance and 401(K) Matching, Plus More!
  • Rewards & Recognition

Primary Duties (may include all or some of the duties listed below):

  • Run and service all route customers according to company standards and procedures
  • Conduct thorough interior and exterior inspections to locate dangerous pests
  • Spray perimeters of homes, commercial property and/or structures for termites, ants and other insects
  • Safe and efficient removal of wasp, hornet and bees' nests
  • Lay down bait pellets to eliminate rats and mice
  • Cover holes with foam, mesh and wood to hinder rodent entry
  • Set traps for rodents
  • Mix, apply, and work with pesticides following state and federal laws
  • Maintain proper inventory of pesticides in usage
  • Advise customers of potential problems
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for customers by implementing the most efficient and overall best pest solution for each customer's individual needs
  • Offer sound advice on both chemical and natural pest control remediation options
  • Recommend and provide estimates for one-time treatments and continual maintenance
  • Keep accurate records of treatments provided
  • Collect payments for services rendered
  • Maintain truck and equipment in proper working order
  • Keep management informed of any problems encountered on service routes
  • Other tasks as assigned and required by management


  • A clear understanding of the safety protocols for pest control, including wearing properly fitted respirators when working with chemicals and donning protective clothing and gloves
  • Physical stamina to endure heavy lifting of equipment and excessive bending and kneeling to locate pests in hard-to-reach areas
  • Be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds
  • Familiarity with electrical and plumbing systems in the event of infestations in the pipes or chewed wiring
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills when speaking with customers and advising on treatment methods
  • Exhibition of strong attention to detail when performing pest detection and treatment procedures
  • Willingness to learn new extermination techniques and procedures based on industry trends
  • Requires basic computer & smart phone literacy (email, Excel, Word)
  • Excellent customer service: written & verbal communication
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours (40-hour work week)
  • Requires a valid drivers license with safe driving history
  • Ability to be self-motivated and follow through with commitments
  • Adhere to all safety rules, regulations, and label specifications
  • Current Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator or Registered Pesticide Application Technician certification.

Pest control technicians report to lead technicians and pest control company owners or branch managers. In addition, apprentices and individuals participating in on-the-job-training programs report to the pest control technicians training them.


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