Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist – TruGreen – Owensboro, KY
Bed Bug Heat Treatment Specialist
TruGreen 1,475 reviews – Owensboro, KY
|TruGreen is committed to providing personalized attention for our associates. We focus on developing our people by building proud, dynamic teams while helping associates reach their personal and professional goals. We continuously strive to make TruGreen an employer of choice and “a great place to work!” Position Overview Provides service to residential and commercial clients by applying heat treatment to affected areas and spaces. Completes detailed reports of treatment areas, conditions, and progress.
Responsibilities Applies heat treatment (130 degree and above) to residential and commercial spaces according to schedule, instructions, safety procedures, and as needed based on service requests Works in partnership with another Bed Bug Heat Specialists to treat affected spaces Sets up, adjusts, and breaks down heating equipment prior to and after treatments Assesses treatment area and progress throughout process Documents treatment conditions, issues and resolutions for client: includes detailing temperatures, issues, cold spaces and movement of objects/furniture within treatment area Drives company vehicle to customers’ houses or places of business Calls customers to confirm scheduled services. Maintains vehicle and equipment in clean and proper operating condition. Assists in maintaining cleanliness of facility. Cross train on other areas of pest control as needed and assigned by the manager, when not performing heat treatments.
Education and Experience Requirements High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. License and/or certification as required by federal, state or local government Requires extensive local travel and some overnight travel. Valid, permanent driver’s license from state of residence and a clean driving record per company standards are required. Must be 21 years of age by date of hire.
DOT certification helpful, but not required. Able to obtain within 30 days of hire. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Ability to be exposed to extreme heat conditions at or above 130 degrees for short periods of time (3-5 minutes) Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form Attention to detail Verbal and written communication skills Time management and organizational skills, including punctuality for on-time attendance Physical Demands & Working Conditions The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly required to: Sit, stand and walk Use hands and arms to handle, feel or reach Speak and hear Use close vision abilities Occasionally required to: Lift or move up to 25 lbs Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Noise level Low to moderate Adverse Conditions Minimal TruGreen is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities To learn more copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf TruGreen performs pre-employment testing. 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.