Top pest control technician skills needed to get the job.

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What are the top 3 traits or skills every pest control technician must have to excel?

Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your pest control technician expertise?


pestco1 in Whittier, California

145 months ago

1) Self starter. Pest techs spend most of there time on there own. They are responsable of service a set customer base, as well as selling/ servicing new customers. They must be able to motivate and work on there own.
2) Problem solving skills are a must. Pest techs must be able to work out solutions for a never ending variety of situations. The job is much more than just spraying poision on everything.
3) Communication skills. Either selling yourself and your service or explaining pest methods to the customer, you will need to be able to communicate clearly.


pest control kansas city in American Fork, Utah

95 months ago

1)Try to get into an apprenticeship, Having a experienced trainer is a big help when you are trying to learn a new skill, no matter what it is.
2) Wikipedia, its a great resource to learn all you need to know about your skill set.
3) Business savvy, you most likely will have your own business so learn as much as you can about business.

How I know?


Joel Miller in Des Moines, Iowa

11 months ago

1) Communication. You need to relay important information to the customer as well as the entire company.
2) Attitude. You need to have a good attitude and a go-getter.
3) Problem-solving skills. You need to think outside the box and not go through the motions.

Works at <a href=””>Miller Pest & Termite</a>


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