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Route Technician - Kalamazoo, MI

Company: Plunkett's Pest Control
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Service/Sales Route Technician will be responsible for an assigned territory to manage each month. Your clients include various businesses ranging from restaurants, food plants, warehousing to office buildings and residential homes. You will also be required to build new business through sales.Essential Job Duties:

Drive company vehicle to client sites to provide services in a professional and safe mannerBuild route density by finding new prospective clients and looking for ways to add value to existing clientsParticipate fully in training opportunities to enhance knowledge and to meet requirements for licensing and safety standardsWork in a safe manner by adhering to OSHA, state requirements, and Plunkett's policies and proceduresMaintain proper inventory of tools, equipment, and materials in a company vehicle to complete all work and tasks assignedProject a professional image; is friendly, pleasant, and courteous when dealing with internal and external clientsPerform effectively with minimal direction and without direct supervisionAdapt quickly to change and work under tight deadlinesOrganization of own work and completion of work on a timely basisCommunicate effectively with internal and external clientsWork as part of a team that provides "Best in Class" solutions and client serviceCooperate with company management by performing any other duties as assignedYou may be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, become vaccinated, or qualify for a medical or religious exemptionJob RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Minimum Requirements
High school diploma or equivalentAbility to read, legibly speak, and understand English; must be able to communicate clearly and effectively to clients and Plunkett's employeesAbility to maintain a high level of confidentialityUtilize application equipment (spray guns and bottles, hoses, etc.), inspection equipment, and small hand toolsThe ability to work extended hours and some weekendsMust have a valid driver's license and acceptable driving recordThe ability to pass state licensing exams18 years of age or olderPhysical capability assessment, favorable drug test, and acceptable background record is also requiredPreferred Requirements
Experience working with minimum supervision; able to problem solve and keep detailed recordsSix months experience in route management, route sales, customer service, sales or account management positionHas experience using computer-based and mobile applicationsPhysical Demands and Work Environment
Communicates through telephone conversations, face-to-face interactions, texts, and emailLift/push/pull 25lbs-50lbs regularly; some routes may occasionally require lifting/pushing/pulling up to 100lbsExtensive bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, reaching overhead, climbing a ladder, working in confined spaces, walking for long periods, and sitting for long periodsUtilize application equipment (spray guns and bottles, hoses, etc.), inspection equipment, and small hand toolsTolerate a variety of environmental conditions; indoors and outdoors during seasonal weather, damp locations, and dusty locationsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.Plunkett's is an equal opportunity employer and committed to hiring and retaining a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. EOE/Minorities/Females/Protected Vets/Disabilities/LGBT

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