Learns how to conduct inspections to identify infestations or conditions conducive to infestations of wood destroying organisms and/or insects, birds, or other vertebrate pests for the purpose of making proposals and presentations to obtain sales contracts.
Attends company training programs and accompany other associates or managers during ride-alongs in order to learn job skills such as:
Recording accurate measurements and writing correct descriptions of property and/or other areas inspected
Preparing appropriate specs and treating instructions in accordance with existing laws, regulations, and company policy
Calculating job treating costs from company pricing instructions
Executing contracts on behalf of the company, observing company policy pertaining to credit terms of sale
Maintaining equipment, vehicle, and personal safety equipment in clean, working order
Learning sales techniques and product knowledge in order to sell termite control protection and renewals and/or monthly pest control protection to owners or agents of homes, stores, or industry
Gaining experience in dealing courteously with customers, leaving customers' premises and furnishings clean and as found
Passes all state licensing and/or company requirements
Attends call sessions to learn how to effectively collect on delinquent accounts of personal sales contracts
Contacts customers after service is performed to ensure satisfaction and develop additional prospects
Develops termite and/or pest control sales leads for each respective office lead furnished
Education and Experience Requirements
High school education or general education degree (GED) required
Six to twelve months related experience and/or training in sales and dealing with the public or equivalent combination of education and experience is strongly preferred
Valid driver's license from current state of residence required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Ability to calculate rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs
Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability
At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfaction in their own lives.
We are proud to offer our exceptional associates competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and outstanding opportunities for professional development. If you're committed to providi...ng the highest level of customer service, we have an ideal opportunity for you. In this position, you will apply company product to customers’ structures according to schedule and as needed based on service requests.
At Terminix, people come for a job and stay for a career. As a Terminix associate, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and benefits as well as the opportunity for the professional growth and respect that comes from working for an industry leader. Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED). We perform criminal background checks, motor vehicle record checks and drug screening.