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Pest Control Technician

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Job Order #: 6108751

NOC: 7444
Employer Name:
Saskatoon Housing Authority
Wage/Salary Info:
Salary Range - $37,784.40 - $47,233.92 + Excellent Benefits
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
24-month terms with high probability of permanent
Grade 12
7-11 Months
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Employer Name:
Saskatoon Housing Authority
Employer Address:
525 24TH ST E
Contact Name:
Belinda Vanhouwe
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Saskatoon Housing Authority currently has two employment opportunities with our Pest Control team.  We invite you to submit your resume for one of the two full-time, 24-month term  positions of Pest Control Technician. The successful candidates will be responsible for pest control treatments on SHA managed properties.

Duties and Responsibilities

.Lead role in extermination process: inspections, controlling and repelling.
.Application of treatments: chemical/powder/steam vacuuming/heat/trap setting/operating & maintaining equipment
.Work to exceed tenant expectations
.Effectively assess infestation areas & establish a plan of action
.Communicate effectively and respectfully with all parties
.Follow up inspections and additional treatments
.Keep current on effective industry products and procedures based on research and success.  
.Take initiative to recommend change based on research, best practices, innovation, & product availability
.Self starter, able to work w/minimal supervision, support or approval to get things done right the first time.
.Perform maintenance and preventative maintenance on equipment used
.Maintain inventory of tools, equipment, & materials in company vehicle.
.Work with Office Coordinator to maintain a system of recording/tracking of treatments.


.Grade 12 or equivalent
.Possession or willingness to obtain a Pesticide Application Certification License within the first month of employment
.Knowledge of OH&S Regulations & Residential Tenancies Act is considered an asset
.Excellent customer service skills
.Willingness to work outside regular working hours
.Possession of a valid Driver's License
.Current criminal background check
.Proficient English is essential (reading, writing & communication skills)

.  you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada
.  if you are NOT authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not respond to your application


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Continuous learning
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Provincial Pesticide Applicator Licence
Specific Skills
 - Advise clients on how to prevent pest infestation
 - Prepare and spray chemical mixture on infested areas
 - Inspect buildings and outside areas to detect signs of infestation
 - Fumigate households
 - Determine type of treatment required
 - Clean out areas that harbour pests
Equipment Experience
 - Mechanical sprayers
 - Electrical sprayers
 - Animal traps

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