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Work for the Area’s Best Pest Control Company

Ford’s Hometown Services—great people, great benefits, great company! Check out our openings below and apply!

PEST CONTROL TECHNICIANS

Since 1941, Ford’s Hometown Services, Inc. has been a privately-owned and family-operated Pest Control and Turf Management company. We are located in Worcester, MA and are known for being the home of the “Pest of the Month.”

We offer a COMPETITIVE STARTING PAY at $16.00 per hour and a pay increase to $17.00 after 90 days of service! Plus we offer many more incentives that include bonuses and more money for additional certifications.   With our combined wages and overall compensation package our employees are the best paid in our industry!

A Massachusetts Commercial Applicator (Core) License is required for this position. Obtaining this license is both an investment on your part as well as ours; if you are truly self-motivated, and willing to do what it takes, then you are the exact type of person we are looking for to join our team!

Other Qualifications:

• A valid driver’s license; with a satisfactory driving record and pass a CORI.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Be able and willing to work outdoors in all weather.
• Be able and willing to work near insects.
• Ability to climb and be on a telescopic ladder.
• Ability to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.; ability to walk long distances.
• Certain Saturdays and weekly overtime hours are required during the busy season.

PLUS: 50% Co. paid health insurance (BCBS); vision; dental; retirement plan w/2% match; (FREE) Company-paid life insurance; sick leave; vacation leave; paid holidays, company parties, yearly bonus, review incentives, birthday celebrations, etc. Company vehicle is provided for Company business. Sales commissions paid for field up sells.

Copies of the full job descriptions full job descriptions are available upon request, and will be reviewed with job applicants during interviews.

Apply at 549 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605; fax resume to 508-459-5351, or email your resume to mhoffmann@fordshometown.com (resume must be body of the email, not an attachment).

For more information, call and leave a message with your name, email address, and phone number at 508-459-3663.

Apply for this position today!

LAWN CARE TECHNICIANS

Since 1941, Ford’s Hometown Services, Inc., has been a privately-owned and family-operated Pest Control and Turf Management company. We are located in Worcester, MA and are known for being the home of the “Pest of the Month.” With our combined wages and overall compensation package our employees are the best paid in our industry!

 

We are looking for Lawn Care Technicians with a MA Core Applicator License. If you currently hold the Massachusetts Core License, we are very interested in speaking with you. Experience is preferred, but we are willing to train motivated candidates that have a positive attitude.

 

We offer a COMPETITIVE STARTING PAY and bonuses!

 

A Massachusetts Commercial Applicator (Core) License is required for this position. If you are a self-motivated individual, and willing to do what it takes, then you are the exact type of person we are looking for to join our team! Other Qualifications: • A valid driver’s license; with a satisfactory driving record and pass a CORI • Good interpersonal skills. • Be able and willing to work outdoors in all weather. • Be able and willing to work near insects. • Ability to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.; ability to walk long distances• Certain Saturdays and weekly overtime hours are required during the busy season. Copies of the full job descriptions are available upon request, and will be reviewed with job applicants during interviews.

PLUS: 50% Co. paid health insurance (BCBS); dental; retirement plan with a company match; (FREE) Company-paid life insurance; sick leave; vacation leave after a year of employment; paid holidays, company parties, multiple bonuses, etc. Company vehicle is provided for Company business. Sales commissions paid for field up-sells.

Copies of the full job descriptions full job descriptions are available upon request, and will be reviewed with job applicants during interviews.

Apply at 549 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605; fax resume to 508-459-5351, or email your resume to mhoffmann@fordshometown.com (resume must be body of the email, not an attachment).

For more information, call and leave a message with your name, email address, and phone number at 508-459-3663.

Apply for this position today!

INSIDE SALES/CUSTOMER SERVICES

The main purpose of this job is to sell divisional programs and services to new customers as well as to our already established customer base on and off season. This employee must be a team player. This employee is also expected to hold a valid driver’s license at all times, and to abide by all established safety protocols.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

 

  • Selling all divisional services via incoming calls and willingness to make warm and/or cold calls during campaigns;
  • Call customers for service feedback;
  • Handling customer concerns or complaints along with providing an immediate scheduled appointment as necessary;
  • Salvaging a canceled account; or an account attempting to cancel must be considered a priority; immediate attention must be given to such account.  CURRENT CUSTOMERS ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN ANY POTENTIAL NEW CUSTOMER!!!
  • Inside sales and outside sales (example door to door as needed).  Saturday availability in our business spring months and our winter campaigns —is crucial to our success;
  • Responsible to answer phones and route non-sales calls to other departments;
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision;
  • Be detail-oriented and organized;
  • Be able to speak and read English; must be able to verbally communicate with Company customers;
  • Have the ability to use or read Global Positioning System (GPS), work routes, etc.;
  • Ability to do marketing and analytical statistics;
  • Must be available to participate in pertaining activities as assigned by supervisor, such as: attend outside trade group meetings (weekly, monthly, or at-random), home shows, and any other events your supervisor assigns you to attend;
  • Provide input to the Director of Sales and Operations and President on improvements for campaigns;
  • Help establish and update sales training for future candidates;
  • Other duties as assigned, including office tasks;
  • Follow sales procedures;
  • Help train new hires as needed.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience, knowledge, and skills:

  • Previous retail or customer service experience and sales experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as department manual.
  • Ability to speak effectively with customers.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical

 

Math Ability: Must be able to perform basic mathematical functions and have the ability to analyze financial and statistical data.

Computer Skills: Must be familiar with windows software applications and Microsoft Office software and be up to date with modern technology

Other: Valid Massachusetts driver’s license and dependable

Apply for this position today!

Ford’s Hometown Services
549 Grove Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Call Toll Free: (800) 649-9992