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Would never recommend
Office Admin (Former Employee) –  Haltom City, TXApril 27, 2018
I wouldn't trust any of the "inspectors" in my own home, considering their jobs are advertised as a sales position. Not ethical people. Offices are franchised, I can only speak of the one I worked at.
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Good If you enjoy the outdoors
Assistant (Former Employee) –  Spokane, WAApril 23, 2018
Good job if you enjoy working with your hands to solve peoples pest problems. A lot of trap set up and checking, but enjoyable all around especially in the warmer months.
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Very friendly work invornment, lot of traveling , great over life experience.
Assistant Service Manager (Former Employee) –  Grand Prairie, TXMarch 25, 2018
Great job enoyed driving and traveling, and dealing with the different types of people's that I meet, and I enjoy the reaction from the customer when you give them great service and good customer service.
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Unhealthy work environment
Admn Assistant/ Customer Svc Rep (Former Employee) –  MissouriMarch 8, 2018
This company is the worst. They are unethical & cheat their employees & customers. The management is awful & takes credit for other peoples work. Very Unfair
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If the pay was a bit better I would have stuck around longer.
Wildlife Trapper/Relocation expert (Former Employee) –  Miami, FLFebruary 27, 2018
Great Company to work for. Very supportive of their employees, great training, great culture, they do everything by the book. Overall just a great company to work for. CEO is a great guy and not afraid to work side by side with his employees.
Pros
Everything
Cons
Pay could be better
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stressful place to work
Housing Technician (Former Employee) –  Albuquerque, NMFebruary 25, 2018
management is never on the same page and constantly go back and forth with you and fight with you every day. if you can handle that you pretty much are left alone every day which is nice.
Pros
company vehicle
Cons
managment, the things you have to do for this job, the horrible smell all the time.
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Lead Foreman
Lead Forman (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXFebruary 8, 2018
Learned a lot about pest control, their lively hood, safety, and dangers to humans. Creative restoration of structures that pest destroy. Build structures to prevent their invasion.
Pros
Informative with competitive pay
Cons
Labor intensive
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Owner was a con artist
Wildlife Technician/Salesman (Former Employee) –  Pelham, ALFebruary 7, 2018
Loved working with animals and people.

Enjoyed the different environments I was in.

Had my own company truck

Enjoyed working shows for advertising

Very entertaining
Pros
Work
Cons
Owner
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Slow No Work
Helper (Current Employee) –  DeLand, FLFebruary 1, 2018
Its a good job there just is not enough work available. Only work about 1 day of the week and there is a lot of travel time. I would not recommend it, try Orlando instead.
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no lead guaranty
Rollins Corp. - Wildlife Removal Specialist (Former Employee) –  DelawareJanuary 23, 2018
it is a full commission with Draw but no guaranty of leads count
with quota to meet every month
if leads are good high sales but you are the seller the and the worker and have a min time response on leads regardless of what work you are in middle of.
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Poor Leadership at Franchise
Wildlife Specialist (Former Employee) –  FloridaJanuary 23, 2018
My review is of a specific Franchise, that asked me to help build a failing satellite office. The position was misrepresented, as was the potential for growth with very limited support. My word of advice is to get every possible detail in writing. Hand shakes and "trust me" do not mean a thing, and it was foolish to think it did.
Pros
Working Independently
Cons
Management
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Service Technician (Former Employee) –  Pennville, INNovember 2, 2017
You are on the road a lot and being in the attics during the spring/summer season is really hot. The raye was a daily rate and no one could live on this, this is a good position for an active person in retirement or no need of benefits and decent living pay.
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Wildlife Removal
Wildlife Biologist (Current Employee) –  Baltimore, MDOctober 5, 2017
Great place to be if you enjoy a little bit of suburbs and city and still enjoy dealing with wildlife and helping people. Requirements are fairly relaxed, but stressed. Commission pay so its great if you don't mind working. The worst parts are unpredictable days almost all the time. Other than that from the workers to management, pay and compensation, its an amazing company to work for and there are plenty of advancement opportunities if your willing to put in the time and effort.
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great
Home Department Technician (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXSeptember 3, 2017
great place to work, family is everything to the owner arthuro
plenty room for growth and pay is decent. as long as you work you do fine at this job..
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hard work with decent pay
Wildlife Technician (Current Employee) –  Hartselle, ALAugust 7, 2017
An average work day consists of 8 hours of manual labor with tasks ranging form but not limited to: construction, checking and baiting wildlife traps, killing animals, cleaning up feces and releasing animals back into wildlife.
Pros
good pay
Cons
no benefits
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It's a quick paced job
Technician (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJuly 30, 2017
If you're not a fast paced hard worker then it's not for you . It's under new management so many things in the shop have changed. Especially overtime for most people.
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It was fun at first until i got to know the owner more and more.
Wildlife Technician (Former Employee) –  Pelham, ALJune 26, 2017
The owner was stealing from his employees and corporate! I have never quit a job but I could not let him take from me any longer!
He was caught by corporate a couple of years later and terminated.
Pros
Wildlife animals
Cons
Horrible boss
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Money Hungry
Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Haltom City, TXApril 27, 2017
This company used to be a good company to work for until they brought in this money hungry consulting firm that didn't care a bit about the people and showed no loyalty. They dispose of people like old toilet paper.
Pros
None
Cons
long hours, low pay, no loyalty
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Not supported
General Manager (Former Employee) –  Kent, WAApril 6, 2017
Critter control is not responsible company
Doesn't give you tools needed for jobs
Doesn't train properly and no time to study for test or to spend with family long hours and to much favoritism promise stuff during interview but unless your a favorite don't get
Pros
No pros
Cons
Owner and ofdice manger
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SoCal under bad management
Wildlife Technician (Former Employee) –  Orange County, CAApril 4, 2017
The owner of this franchise does not invest in his own company enough for it to grow. He is missing out on many business opportunities that almost every other Critter Control is taking advantage of.

It is the most expensive trapping program in Southern California surrounded by over 40 different trapping companies that have totally dominated the area.
Pros
Company Truck
Cons
No benefits, no work, no advancement opportunity
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