Pest Control Resume Examples of 2022

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It’s important to quantify positive results on your resume. But that can be tricky for pest control workers who have removed or prevented an unknowable number of insects and animals from client homes. Luckily, there are various other ways you can get specific and quantify your success in pest control.

With the following resume examples and tips, you can learn how to:

  • •   Give precise details and numbers on your past performance
  • •   Choose the right skills and verbs for your pest control resume
  • •   Align your resume with a job posting that interests you

Downloadable Resume Examples

Entry-level
Pest-Control-Worker_Entry-level.pdf

Example #1 Entry-level

Mid-career
Pest-Control-Worker_Mid-career.pdf

Example #2 Mid-career

Senior-level
Pest-Control-Worker_Senior-level.pdf

Example #3 Senior-level

Pest Control Worker Text-Only Resume Examples

Years of Experience
  • Entry-level Entry-level
  • Mid-career Mid-career
  • Senior-level Senior-level

Aliya Jackson
123 Pine Brook Dr, Miami, FL 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Profile

Licensed Pest Control Worker with strong recent work experience. Expertly locate and remove pests such as ants, termites, and mice from client residences. Skilled communicator who clearly explains pest control options and procedures to diverse customers. Highly organized, balancing and managing various tasks and client relationships.

Professional Experience

Pest Control Technician, TFF Pest Solutions, Miami, FL | July 2021 to Present

  • Inspect buildings and surrounding areas to locate infestations and determine most effective treatment
  • Prepare bait and set traps to capture and remove pests from client properties
  • Safely apply pesticides to building interiors and exteriors
  • Provided courteous and attentive service, earning near-perfect (98%) satisfaction scores from clients in a 3-county region. Success helped company expand to new local markets

Education

Graduate
Miami Northwestern Senior High, Miami, FL

Key Skills

  • Building Inspection
  • Client Communications
  • Customer Service & Satisfaction
  • Pest Control & Removal
  • Pesticide Application
  • Task Prioritization
  • Trap Setting

John Bergsen
123 W Adams Ave, Detroit, MI 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Profile

Licensed Pest Control Worker with 4 years of experience. Natural collaborator who builds positive relationships with team members and office staff. Draw on strong knowledge of animal biology, physiology, and behavior. Committed to continuing education in new pest control topics and treatments.

Professional Experience

Termite Control Technician, Terminix, Detroit, MI | July 2020 to Present
Nation-leading provider of termite and pest control services.

  • Control and eliminate termite infestations to prevent and/or mitigate structural damage to customers’ homes
  • Maintain detailed documentation of all hours worked and services provided
  • Established a reliable system for scheduling and following up on client appointments

Pest Control Technician, T.G. Pest Services, Detroit, MI | July 2018 to July 2020

  • Prepared and applied chemical and other pest control treatments
  • Operated power spray equipment safely and efficiently

Education

Associate Degree
Wayne County Community College, Detroit, MI

High-School Diploma
Henry Ford High School, Detroit, MI

Key Skills

  • Animal Biology & Physiology
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Power Spraying
  • Reporting & Documentation
  • Termite Control
  • Treatment Preparation

Skyler Thompson
123 W 15th Street, Minneapolis, MN 12345 | (123) 456-7890 | [email protected]

Profile

Licensed Pest Control Worker with 9 years of advancement and experience. Dedicated to finding and quickly resolving pest issues and challenges for clients. Specialize in fumigation services for large commercial properties and office buildings.

Professional Experience

Pest Control Worker / Fumigator, EZ Pest Prevention, Minneapolis, MN | July 2018 to Present
Long-running, family-owned pest control company.

  • Seal building interiors and use fumigants to eliminate major infestations
  • Closely follow treatment instructions and monitor job sites to minimize health and safety risks
  • Recently moved into a leadership role training and supervising new technician hires
  • Designed new integrated pest management program that improved service quality and customer satisfaction

Pest Control Worker, FZG Pest Management, Inc., Minneapolis, MN | July 2013 to July 2018

  • Member of team focused on removing mice, squirrels, birds, and other wildlife from local homes and apartment buildings
  • Provided cost estimates based on careful assessment of work scope and services required for each client
  • Facilitated revenue growth by suggesting and selling additional products to customers as appropriate

Education

Bachelor of Science (BS) – Biology
University Of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Key Skills

  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Cost Estimating
  • Fumigation
  • Health & Safety
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Product Upselling
  • Technician Training

Tips for Writing a Better Pest Control Worker Resume

1. Quantify your scope of responsibility

Include clear numbers and specifics on your client schedule, route, or coverage area. This will give hiring managers a better sense of the environments in which you’ve worked.

Example:

  • Provided courteous and attentive service, earning near perfect (98%) satisfaction scores from clients in a 3-county region. Success helped company expand to new local markets

 

2. Demonstrate attention to detail

Employers want assurance that you’ll uphold their safety and quality standards. You can give them that assurance by showing you’re attuned to the fine details of pest control instructions and procedures for each client.

Example:

  • Closely follow treatment instructions and monitor job sites to minimize health and safety risks

 

3. Include a profile summary

Write a paragraph summary of your key qualifications at the top of your resume (just under the contact header). This paragraph should briefly describe your overall experience and record of success in pest control. It’s also a great place to mention your communication style or other “soft skills.” By including a profile section, you can get the hiring manager’s attention first and foremost on your unique professional strengths.

Example:

Licensed Pest Control Worker with 4 years of experience. Natural collaborator who builds positive relationships with team members and office staff. Draw on strong knowledge of animal biology, physiology, and behavior. Committed to continuing education in new pest control topics and treatments.

Key Skills Hiring Managers Look for on Pest Control Worker Resumes

For an effective resume, you’ll want to clarify the specific skills and methods you’ve used to rid buildings of pest-related problems. Below is a list of pest control areas for you to consider including on your resume:

Key Skills and Proficiencies
Animal Biology Appointment Scheduling
Building Inspection Client Communications
Complex Problem-Solving Cost Estimating
Cross-Functional Collaboration Customer Service & Satisfaction
Fumigation Health & Safety
Integrated Pest Management Pest Control & Removal
Pesticide Application Power Spraying
Reporting & Documentation Task Prioritization
Technician Training Termite Control
Trap Setting Treatment Preparation

Common Action Verbs for Pest Control Worker Resumes

“Control” is only the start of everything you do to help customers with pests in their residence or property. Below you’ll find a list of other verbs you can use to express your varied work activities:

Action Verbs
Apply Capture
Control Design
Determine Eliminate
Establish Facilitate
Fumigate Improve
Inspect Locate
Maintain Mitigate
Monitor Operate
Prevent Remove
Schedule Train

How to Align Your Pest Control Worker Resume With the Job Description

What types of animals or product treatments do you specialize in as a pest control worker? Have you primarily worked in commercial, residential, or business properties? Keep details like these in mind when looking at pest control jobs that interest you. If a posting includes details that overlap with your background, mention them in your resume Profile, as in the above resume examples. This extra step will make your resume more relevant to the job at hand and more likely to attract the hiring manager’s notice.