Compensation and Benefits
***Average first year compensation of $45-55K/year (uncapped
75% of employee healthcare
Life insurance policy
401K with 4% matching
7.5 paid holidays per year
Company vehicle with use to and from work
The Bug Master is a rapidly growing pest control company
headquartered in Austin, TX. We have additional locations in
Temple, Houston, and San Marcos. We pride ourselves on providing
the best customer service experience in the industry, and we are
interested in adding team members who would look forward to
delivering that standard!
You must have a passion for doing a job well and serving your
customers with enthusiasm. Pest control is what we do, but customer
service is what makes us who we are.
A fun and engaging company culture is something that we value
deeply at The Bug Master.
To learn more about us and the benefits of working at The Bug
Master check out our careers page here
As a pest control sales professional technician you'll be working
largely independently. You'll travel in a company provided vehicle
to client locations to provide pest control services and resolve
pest issues. We service residential, commercial and apartments.
As a pest control pest control sales professional you will take
your company vehicle home and start and end at your home.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Previous experience in
a service-related field required. Proven sales ability including
creative lead generation, networking, analysis, and closing skills
required. Prior experience establishing professional relationships
with customers required. Knowledge of entomology and/or
pest/termite elimination and prevention preferred.
Good diagnostic skills required. Strong numerical aptitude
required. Must possess excellent verbal communication skills. Must
exhibit a professional image, outgoing personality, initiative,
creativity, confidence, and the ability/desire to make cold calls.
Good organizational/time management skills required. Computer
proficiency required. Must have a valid driver's license and meet
company driving standards. Must possess desire and ability to work
with and around pests, termites, and rodents.Using available
marketing tools, create and implement an aggressive sales plan to
solicit new customers and conduct inspections of pest-related
- Continually seek out new ways to secure business and increase
revenues. Analyze new territories/markets for potential
- Become involved in community events or clubs that provide
opportunities to promote the company's business.
- Follow up with all creative leads and house calls. Provide
information, details, and facts that help educate the consumer and
establish the need for service.
- Maintain or exceed all sales goals.
- Conduct detailed and thorough inspections of buildings and
related structures to determine the need for pest or termite
prevention/elimination services. Inspect and verify beyond what may
have been requested/reported by the consumer.
- Research information, when necessary, to verify pest-related
problems and to identify specific solution(s).
- Continually build relationships with customers and, at all
times, promote excellent customer service, quality, integrity, and
- Prepare contracts accurately. Explain all service terms and
conditions to customer. Ensure he/she has a complete
- Meet with customers after the sale, when necessary, to promote
strong customer relations and to develop additional
- Stay abreast of competitive challenges, pricing, and new
products. Communicate knowledge and awareness to management and
help plan for response to market changes.
- Provide feedback on marketing and promotional tools. Offer
recommendations, when necessary.
- Attend all required meetings.
- Complete required sales records, reports, graphs, charts,
contracts, or others, in accordance with company procedures and
- Stay abreast of current industry trends, regulations, technical
data, new products, safety standards, construction materials, and
- Maintain compliance with all company and state/federal safety
standards, regulations, equipment, and procedures.
- Inform management of any customer issues or concerns that are
not completely resolved to the satisfaction of the customer.
- Maintain up-to-date company and state/federal licensing.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
Typical Physical and Mental Demands
Requires constant (67%-100%) travel throughout the community.
Requires constant walking; climbing; crawling in small, hot,
enclosed areas such as attics; bending; kneeling; pushing; pulling;
stooping; reaching; and stretching. Requires frequent (34%-66%)
lifting up to fifty (50) pounds. Must possess ability to climb
heights and withstand heat during hot summers when inspecting
outdoors and in attics. Ability to communicate clearly
Must possess physical ability and stamina to perform routine
outdoor inspections. Must possess ability to work with and around
bugs, rodents, termites, and related industry chemicals, baits, and
Typical Working Conditions
Constant contact with customers. Work is performed indoors and
outdoors, with exposure to all weather elements. Work may be
performed in areas with elevated temperatures, such as attics or
crawl spaces. Exposure to pest and termite prevention/elimination
products, chemicals, baits, and traps. Work involves continual use
of industry equipment, materials, and products. Work involves daily
Must possess general knowledge of office machines and equipment
including, but not limited to, computers, printers, electric
typewriter, calculator, multi-line phone system, copier, and
facsimile machine. Must possess ability to operate carpenter's
tools, power tools, ladders, and other inspection equipment.