Pest Control Technician

Pest Control Technician

  • Post Date:March 5, 2021
  • Apply Before: September 30, 2021
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  • Qualification Certificate
    Experience 1-3 Years
Job Description

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Almond Africa is looking for suitably qualified personnel to fill an opening within our company as a Pest Control Technician.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Class 2 Journeyman
  • “C” in ‘O’ Level Maths and English
  • Criminal Free Record
  • Age – 22 to 55
  • Clean Class 4 Driver’s License
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate

Desired attributes :

  • Technically sound
  • High quality standards
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Independent problem solving capability
  • Good hand/eye coordination
  • Works well within a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Overall good health and vitality
  • Presentable and well groomed
  • Awareness of health and safety in the workplace

Role:

  • Inspecting customers’ premises to identify pest problems and advising customers on recommendations for structural or sanitary modifications that will reduce pest access to food, water and harbourage.
  • Drawing site maps of the Client’s premises, indicating the positions of any of the Contractor’s assets that will be installed for the purpose of carrying out the required services.
  • Determining the kind of treatment required to eliminate a particular type of pest.
  • Applying suitable pesticides as well as non chemical baits including but not limited to glue-boards, uv light traps, tunnel traps and snap traps to areas of treatment by following the required protocol and complying with safety procedures.
  • Removing incidental invaders of concern from a Client’s site, including but not limited to snakes, bees and feral cats.
  • Pest exclusion services that include installing fly screens and rodent proofing.
  • Maintenance and upkeep of all pest control tools and equipment.
  • Keeping vehicle clean, performing routine maintenance checks and reporting faults.
  • Receiving information from Operations Manager pertaining to scheduling of services to customers, as well as informing the Accounts Department about customer quotations.
  • Filling out all necessary paperwork before, during and upon completion of each job, including but not limited to:
  • Treatment confirmation reports
  • Job cards
  • Pre-task risk assessment forms
  • Incident report forms
  • Providing feedback to the Operations Manager of all treatments, concerns as well as recommendations that aid better functionality and service for the client.
  • Ensure proper use of PPE as per requirement of a particular job
  • Participate during stocktake
  • Identifying opportunities to sell additional company services and products.

Please forward CV and application letter, copies of all academic and professional certificates and at least two reference letters to [email protected]

  • Applicants to indicate on their applications, the city they would prefer to be employed in (Harare or Bulawayo)
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide police clearance
  • Successful candidates will undergo a food handler’s medical examination

Almond Africa is an equal opportunities employer.