2690 W 3rd St Farmville, Virginia

Posted February 27, 2023

About Technical Apprentice - Pest Control


Farmville, Virginia     Full Time     Pest Control

Compensation: 38,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD

Bug Busters Pest Control Services, Inc. (BBPCS) is looking for a Field Apprentice that is interested learning the technical aspects of the growing pest management industry. This is an entry level position with the opportunity to grow very quickly. The pest management industry is unique in the fact that technical experience is not based on time, but on educational benchmarks. This allows someone to go from a Technical Apprentice to a Master Technician in as little as 2 years.

BBPCS is a family-owned company providing pest control services for residents and businesses in Virginia, covering areas in Richmond, Roanoke, Farmville to Hampton Roads and all points in between. Our success is a result of our excellent customer service and certified exterminators that know how to find the pests and remove them for good. We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee on all services we provide, and are rapidly becoming one of the largest family-owned pest control companies in the state!

Mission Statement: To protect families and businesses from natural invaders in a safe, effective, and timely manner with an environmentally safe approach.

Responsibilities of Technical Apprentice - Pest Control:

  • Determining the kind of treatment required to eliminate a particular type of pest.
  • Advising customers on the kind of treatment required to eliminate identified pests.
  • Inspecting customers’ premises to identify pest problems.
  • Filling out all necessary paperwork upon completion of each job.
  • Communicating with office staff in order to schedule services with customers.
  • Applying suitable pesticides to infested areas by following the label instructions and complying with safety procedures.
  • Responding to customers’ requests for various pest control services.
  • Identifying opportunities to sell additional company services and products.
  • Adjusting pesticide products' mixtures according to the size of the infested areas.

Requirements of Technical Apprentice Pest Control:

  • No Experience Required – We will train you!
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid driver’s license required with a good driving record
  • Ability to pass a drug screen and background check is required
  • Ability to obtain the appropriate pesticide license within the first 90 days of employment (company paid)
  • Ability to work in the field independently, manage route-based assignments and interact with our great customers
  • The ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Detail-oriented.


  • Competitive pay plus bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision
  • Company paid life & AD&D insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match up to 5%
  • Paid Time off and holidays
  • Employee discounts
  • An opportunity to advance within the company
  • Recognition for a job well done
  • A friendly work environment
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • The opportunity for professional growth and respect that comes from working for an industry leader