Orkin
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Interviews at Orkin

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Orkin.
Interview experience
Based on 194 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 192 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 181 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Orkin

Overview experience
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Interview process length
About a day or two
24%
About a week
23%
About two weeks
22%
About a month
21%
More than one month
10%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
83%
Drug test
80%
Background check
76%
Phone call/screening
57%
Written test
27%
Least reported steps
Other
5%
Take-home/sample work
4%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Orkin

  • The interview process took three months for me and it seems that process has not changed
    Shared on March 18, 2019 - TERMITE/PC TECHNICIAN - Scottsdale, AZ
  • The interview process took three months for me and it seems that process has not changed
    Shared on March 18, 2019 - TERMITE/PC TECHNICIAN - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Fairly straight-forward. An initial phone interview, followed by an in-person interview.
    Shared on February 19, 2019 - Field Communications Coordinator - Atlanta, GA

Interview questions at Orkin

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why I chose ORKIN.
    Shared on March 29, 2020 - Pest Control Technician - Aurora, CO
  • Why should I hire you? Do you have any phobias of pest? Could you handle confined spaces?
    Shared on January 8, 2020 - Pest Control Technician - Los Angeles, CA
  • Questions was about previous employer. "What would the say you excell ar? What would they say you need to work on?" Other than that it was a fairly routine this is what we do and this is the pay, hour…
    Shared on May 20, 2018
Interview tips at Orkin
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)65%
  • Formal (business suit)25%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • They didn’t have a dress code4%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Orkin
  • Avoid used to be a great company now its profit at all costs even over ethics employees are nothing more then numbers
    Shared on May 17, 2019
  • It was a lot of fun. It is empowering to face things that make you uncomfortable, and not just master your fears- but also become competent in your role.
    Shared on April 12, 2019 - Commercial Route Manager - Lansing, MI
  • Be ready to get a haircut and full shave, have great customer service skills and a high work ethic
    Shared on April 11, 2019 - Pest control route manager - Abilene, TX
The first interview at Orkin
How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed42%
  • Employee referral25%
  • Other online job site9%
  • Recruiter contacted me7%
  • Other6%
How candidates received their first interview at Orkin
  • Applied online was called by the service manager 3 days later and had a interview the following day
    Shared on February 21, 2017
  • Indeed, FaceTime from Arizona to branch manager in Wilsonville Oregon.
    Shared on February 7, 2017 - Route Manager - Portland, OR
  • Interviewed at my local job services office
    Shared on January 25, 2017 - Route Manager - Syracuse, NY