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Canine Handler in Des Plaines, IL at Rentokil North America

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

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Job Description

Canine Handler (Bed Bug Detection)
Are you passionate about customer service? Looking to build your career in an exciting industry and a growing world-class organization? Come see why so many of our team members recommend us to their friends!
Who are we?
Presto X, a brand of Rentokil, is part of the world’s largest pest prevention and service provider and the third largest in North America.  We pride ourselves on being a trusted partner to many of the world's leading brands across industries as diverse as manufacturing, distribution, retail, food service, and hospitality.  We are extremely proud of our legacy of excellence and constantly work to enhance the value and impact of our services. 
What does our Canine Handler do? 
The Canine handler will work with, care for, and maintain the training of a bed bug dog to perform inspections of commercial and residential customers’ facilities.  In addition, direct the dog in the performance of the bed bug inspections to result in sales and production revenues. Training for both the handler and the canine will be provided. 
  • Explain the inspection process to the customer, as well as conduct bed bug demonstrations to potential clients
  • Conduct thorough inspections of the customer’s property to properly identify the presence of bed bugs
  • Ensure the dog is well groomed, well trained, and ready to perform inspections
  • Care for the dog during off work hours, to include but not be limited to: feeding, maintenance training, grooming, exercising, and regular well visits to the veterinarian to keep the dog healthy, safe, and well cared for
What do we offer?
  • World class training of the latest industry best practices
  • Compensation for Canine expenses
  • Great benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision, Employer-matched 401(k)
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and PTO days
  • Company vehicle & uniforms provided
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Life Insurance
What do you need?
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Canine Handler experience, with pest control industry preferred but not required.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain licenses/certificates as required by federal, state and local regulations
  • Ability to drive to locations and customers’ sites, with canine safely transported
  • Ability to travel as needed throughout the inspection territory
  • Valid driver’s license/clean driving record
We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference where our customers live and work. Is that you?

Additional Information

We are Proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer!
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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