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Tick & Mosquito Technician - $2000 Signing Bonus if Licensed! at Orkin LLC in Damariscotta, Maine

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

At Mainely Ticks, our purpose is to help protect the world where we live, work, and play.

Our Seasonal Spray Technicians are committed to this purpose.

Mainely Ticks provides tick and mosquito spray services to residential and commercial clients in accordance with industry/company standards, rules and regulations.  We offer extensive training for our Seasonal Spray Technicians who deliver valuable service to customers every day. 

Are you interested in a chance to expand your knowledge and grow your career as well as your financial opportunities?  Then check out our position that can turn into so much more!  We offer a $2000 Signing bonus if you are already licensed! $1000 after onboarding and another $1000 after 90 days!

The Successful Candidate Will . . .

  • Complete our award-winning paid training and learn the skills required to be responsible for the daily operation of a pest

  • Be courteous and customer service minded at all times.

  • Productively use service and travel time.

  • Apply materials safely and effectively in accordance with all label, state, and federal laws and/or regulations.

  • Maintain care, custody, and control of company vehicle, equipment, chemicals, materials, supplies, and records.

  • Respond to unscheduled requests for service; make phone calls necessary to maintain complete and open lines of communication to all concerned associates, office staff, and the client.

  • Maintain clearly worded, accurate, and concise reports as required by Mainely Ticks, federal or state rules, regulations, or mandates.

  • Maintain any licenses or certification required in a timely manner to maintain the highest level of professionalism.

  • Spray 8-12 properties each day.

  • Visit multiple properties and Identify areas of concern using a map of the property including but not    limited to areas of standing water, property lines, gardens, environmentally sensitive areas.

  • Drive some days in excess of 100 miles.

  • Document daily work activity including product use in mobile device.

  • Be responsible for ensuring safe work practices are performed at all times.

  • Mandatory attendance at all required training sessions.

  • Follow all Mainely Ticks policies and procedures, including compliance with professional appearance requirements.

  • Visit with homeowners and identify harborage areas where mosquito and ticks reside.

Serve as a key member of the local branch team!

 We Offer…

  • Competitive pay and a company vehicle upon route assignment

  • Quality, comprehensive, paid training

 Requirements & Qualifications:

We require a good driving record and the ability to pass a drug screen.  Candidates must meet physical job requirements and safely perform the following job duties with or without accommodations:

  • Possess current pest control applicator license specific to tick and mosquito treatment for your state.

  • Have a positive mental attitude.

  • Work independently while building a new customer base.

  • Display excellent customer service and communication skills.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.18 years of age or older.

  • Possess valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

  • Pass a background check, physical examination and drug screen, as required by company policy.

  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measurements.

  • Effectively utilize problem solving and time management skills.

  • Pull up to 500 feet of hose.

  • Work in extreme heat conditions (8-12 hours per day).

  • Work Saturdays when necessary.

  • Work with pesticides in accordance with 

  • Use OHSA/label mandated personal protective equipment.

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  • Less than 1 year(s): Ability to work indoors and outside during extreme weather

  • Less than 1 year(s): Ability to work in the field independently and as a team


  • High School/GED or better

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver License



  • Teamwork

  • Installation

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Communication

  • Flexibility

  • Problem Solving Ability

  • Follow Specifications

  • Driving



  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause



  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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