Wildlife & TAP Insulation Specialist
This position requires the transport, handling, and application of baits and traps to the interior and perimeter of residential and commercial structures for the prevention and control of invading wildlife. The wildlife & TAP-insulation specialist must be able to inspect roofs and attics for any wildlife activity, utilize traps, provide exclusion repairs, and provide deodorizing, extraction and installation services of TAP insulation. This role requires the individual be self-motivated, have no issues working in confined spaces or heights, constantly seeking to build strong relationships with customers, keep customers educated in regards to their wildlife and insulation problems, be able to come up with solutions to customers concerns, and be proactive in recognizing potential difficulties. The work of a wildlife and insulation specialist will often rely on creative problem solving to remove animals or repair animal entry points on structures.
Education, Experience and Skill Requirements
A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. Basic reading, writing, arithmetic, and communication skills are a must. Specialist must have the ability to work dutifully without constant supervision. Must be able to compose concise and persuasive verbal and written explanations of work performed and observations. Strong interpersonal skills are required. Must possess a valid driver’s license and meet company driving standards. Must be able to speak, and communicate in English. Must meet company drug screen and background check requirements. Must be capable of learning and building rapport with customers. Necessary characteristics include but are not limited to, being friendly, professional, paying attention-to-detail, and taking pride in your work.
Must be able to work with all necessary insulation equipment and traps for animal removal and exclusion techniques. The ability to endure frequent extreme temperatures and roof work is required. Constant seeing, hearing, and mental alertness is required. Frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching, handling small items and equipment, carrying tools, sitting while driving, pulling, pushing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling in small spaces including attics, lifting and moving heavier items (over 50 pounds), climbing, hand-eye-coordination, gross motor coordination, and manual dexterity is required. Occasional grasping, talking, and ladder usage is required. Must be able to wear a respirator. Must be clean shaven.
Typical Work Conditions and Schedule
Wildlife & TAP-insulation specialists work indoors and outdoors, with frequent contact with customers. They are exposed to all types of weather conditions. Constant exposure to extreme temperatures baits, traps and insulation products. Work involves daily local travel, to current and potential customers. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Required to work one Saturday a month, but additional Saturday time may occasionally be mandatory if necessary to finish all the work in any given month. Work is full-time, and five to six days per week.