Director of Pest Services – Corporate

Our corporate office in Marietta is seeking an enthusiastic new team member to fill the position of Director of Pest Services.

**Closing date for this job is Friday, May 18, 2012**

***Internal candidates only***

Job Functions: 
· Develops and implements pest services and training programs.
· Participates in the creation and delivery of employee development programs. 
· Participates in the development of company pest services protocols. 
· Provides leadership in the development and implementation of safety programs throughout the company.
· Conducts analyses of pest service products and makes recommendations regarding uses and applications.
· Supervises the pest field specialist/s. 
· Conducts product research and participates in the development of products and services which ensure that Northwest retains its leadership position in green pest control.
· Represents Northwest in public and professional settings and gives business related speeches and presentations. 
· Must be able to identify insects and troubleshoot problem accounts.
· Analyzes zero production services and cancellations.
· Proactively reviews reports and issues and develops pre-emptive programs designed to avoid recurrence.
· Provides informational material for distribution within Northwest and to the outside media.
· Serves as a sales consultant on sensitive or large pest projects.
· Performs other duties as requested by the Leader in Technical Services. 
· Must be able to obtain licenses/certifications in multiple categories and in multiple states. 
· Occasion travel required.

· Actively Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
· Oral and Written Communication – Ability to read English with a high level of comprehension.  Ability to write memos, letters, policy and procedure documents, performance appraisals effectively.  Ability to do public speaking and prepare presentations which effectively present a point of view or describe a product/process.  
· Time Management – Managing one’s own time and the time of others.
· Management of Personnel Resources – Motivating, developing and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.   
· Monitoring – Monitoring/Assessing performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. 
· Judgement and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.  Proven critical thinking skills.   
· Social Perceptiveness – Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do. 
· Teaching/Coach – Teaching others how to do something.  This includes being skilled at effectively transferring technicial knowledge and skills to adult learners.     
· Sales and Marketing – Knowledge or principles and methods of promoting and selling products and services.  This includes marketing safety and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques ands sales control systems.   

· Acts with Integrity – Keeps commitments.  Acts as role model by adhering to high standards of behavioral trustworthiness.
· Communicates openly – Creates an open environment that promotes the sharing of information and ideas.  
· Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or likely to go wrong.  It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
· Think Strategically – Critically evaluates and processes information, Clearly anticipating the implication of decisions.

· Education /Training Level: Bachelor’s or higher degree preferred.
· Skills: must be proficient in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

· Minimum five years experience in the pest control industry.
· Certificed in both HPC and WDO in the state of Georgia.
· Management experience required.

Contact Information:  

Managers will contact applicants they wish to interview.  

Status on postings will be sent to applicant’s email.

To Apply: If you are interested in this position, please complete our Online Job Application.


Northwest Exterminating is an equal employment opportunity.