Career Opportunities
Pest Control Technician
Job Code: 2816147
School District #38 (Richmond)
Closing Date: Feb 28, 2020 12:00 PM PST
  Posted on: Feb 11, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
Certificates & Diplomas
Reference Letter(s)
Start Date:  Immediately
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements



Recognized for its dedication to inclusion, diversity, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a deep history of high-quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to provide the best education and future for every student.

We are currently seeking a full-time Pest Control Technician.  This position is responsible for identifying and eliminating various pest problems at all District sites and work assignments are carried out with minimal supervision.  As an employer, we provide comprehensive growth, learning and engagement opportunities to the 2,300 committed professionals across the district.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting buildings and outside areas at regular intervals.

  • Preparing and spraying product on infested areas using a mechanical or electric sprayer.

  • Setting traps and placing product in burrows.

  • Inspecting premises to identify infestation sources, extent of damage and access to infected locations.

  • Studying preliminary reports and diagrams of infested areas and determining treatment types required to eliminate and prevent reoccurrence.

  • Assumes responsibility for the chemical/pesticides used.

  • Applies pesticides only in accordance with label instructions and guidelines established by the government regulatory agencies.

  • Completes a daily report of work.



Required Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent plus a valid provincial pesticide applicator license.

  • Knowledge of District sites and facilities.

  • Two (2) years’ experience working as a Pest Control Technician.

  • Thorough knowledge of current techniques, methods, procedures, regulations, standards and materials applicable to the trade.

  • Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, pushing, pulling and working in a variety of work locations and conditions.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to use tact and discretion in dealings with Administrators and District Staff.

  • Ability to organize work load, work under periodic pressure and complete assignments with minimal supervision.

  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License


Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and proof of valid provincial pesticide applicator license to: by 12:00 pm on Friday, February 28th, 2020.


We appreciate the interest of all applicants, but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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