Join a Company with a 75-Year Track Record
Careers in Pest and Lawn Services
We understand that our employees reflect the population. Some like summer, while others prefer winter. Some enjoy working with others, and some choose to work alone. Finally, some prefer indoors and some like working outdoors. Luckily, we have positions to match.
As our logo states, Acenitec Pest & Lawn Services has operated since 1947, making us the third-longest continually active licensee in the state of Oklahoma. We owe much of our longevity to our excellent employees, and we’d like to keep up the record. If you enjoy working with people, both fellow employees and customers, and take pride in doing a great job, we hope you’ll take the time to apply.
We have a friendly workplace, where harmony and cooperation are valued. Our pay is based on academic and on-the-job accomplishments. We offer benefits including health insurance, IRA-SIMPLE PLAN retirement, paid personal days and various opportunities for supplemental income such as sales and production commissions and occasional bonuses.
Applications are currently being taken for the position of Lawn Service Applicator. This is a full-time position: Monday through Friday. One or two years of application experience is preferred. However, consideration will be given to a motivated individual, who is interested in breaking into the “green industry”. If you enjoy working outdoors, are motivated and take pride in doing quality work, contact us.
Duties include driving a company vehicle to various locations throughout the greater Oklahoma City Metroplex to treat lawns with various lawn maintenance products, including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, fertilizers, and soil amendments. Working hours are flexible within the parameters of 7am to 5pm Monday through Friday. Occasionally, work on Saturdays will be required to make up for production shortfalls necessitated by weather, or other factors.
Compensation is negotiable, based on experience and other factors. Components of compensation may include hourly wages (including some overtime pay), sales commissions, production commissions, route-growth incentives, and salary, based on the individual employee’s skills and motivations.
Company benefits are offered after vesting, and can include health insurance, IRA- Simple Retirement Plan, Life Insurance, vision, dental insurance, and- perhaps most importantly, a family-friendly job environment.
Pest Control Technician
The retirement of a senior technician has created an opportunity for an experienced pest control position. An applicant must have a genuine desire to solve pest problems for both residential and commercial customers.
Many accounts are with long-term customers in a preventive phase of service involving regular repetitive quarterly visits, making a genuine friendly personality, good communication and courtesy essential.
The applicant must be self- motivated and have at least two years of experience in the pest control industry. The applicant must be knowledgeable in the proper use and application of a variety of pest control products and methods. Both health and retirement benefits are included.
The current position involves driving a company vehicle equipped to take care of the variety of both indoor and outdoor pest problems that occur. The employee typically receives 8 to 12 customer stops each day. With garaging available, the company vehicle can be driven to and from work.
In business for 75 years, Acenitec takes great effort to accommodate family needs, offering sales commissions, periodic bonuses for meeting customer retention goals, production bonuses, vision and dental insurance options, etc.
Lawn & Plant Healthcare Specialist Position
Applicant must have 3+ years of experience in applying products for weed control in lawns; and ornamental tree and shrub healthcare diagnosis and treatment.
Daily duties include driving a 1-ton truck with a spray rig in assigned areas of the greater Oklahoma City area, and applying herbicides, fertilizers, and other plant healthcare products.
Applicant must like people, and have a genuine desire to help them with issues concerning their landscapes.
Position is Full-time. Working hours are primarily Monday-Friday, Saturdays occasionally for catch-up.
The company offers Personal Days, Medical and Retirement Plans, Sales Commissions, and Production Bonuses. Pay is negotiable, based on experience.
Inquire by resume, or call our office at 405-942-6321.
Customer Service Representative
Previous Service-Sector Administrative Experience-especially in Pest Control and/or Lawn Care- a Big Plus. Familiarity with Greater Oklahoma City Communities and Streets is helpful.
(Duties Start with Phone Answering and Are Added Based on Ability)
- Retrieve Overnight Messages.
- Along with other office personnel, Help with Busy phones.
- Input Estimate information from callers, and give to designated employees to perform onsite cost estimates where needed.
- Obtain new-customers’ email address, and send preparation instructions for initial pest control services.
- Schedule, and Create notes, within customers’ database record, from inbound and outbound calls and collect inquiries.
- When necessary, call or text next day’s lawn and plant health services.
- When necessary, call or text next day’s termite and pest control services.
- Handle other office duties such as filing, mailings, etc.
- Help Track inventory of office supplies, keeping office manager informed.
- Help other Office Team members during idle times.
This is a Full-Time position: M-F (rarely, Saturday a.m., during springtime termite swarming, etc.). Pay is competitive. Benefits, after vesting. Contact Gary Roberts, at 405-942-6321 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
There’s a lot you can do to limit pest problems without any chemicals at all. Check out some of our suggestions in Insect Intelligence.
Acenitec offers green, environmentally friendly treatment options such as botanicals. Contact us to learn more about these.