Training & Education
- A high school diploma or GED is required, and in some cases, a college degree may also be required.
A high school diploma or GED is required, and in some cases, a college degree may also be required. Supervisory experience is preferred. Communications skills, computer proficiency and the ability to guide customer service staff are also required. Pest control office supervisors may be asked to lift heavy objects or clean dishes and perform general maintenance such as emptying the trash or sweeping floors as part of an employee rotation. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move items up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and occasionally required to stand or kneel.
Pest control office managers are responsible for everything that goes on in the office of a pest control company each day, including but not limited to: handling billing inquiries and tending to accounts payable/receivable; running daily reports and managing record keeping; ordering general office supplies and scheduling the service of office equipment as needed; processing all new employees and completing all new hire paperwork accurately and promptly; assisting customers at the branch; dispatching field personnel directly or via telephone; and assisting corporate payroll personnel to ensure payroll is accurately and efficiently processed.
*Disclaimer: Exact compensation and benefits packages are at the discretion of individual employers. Data is provided by the U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and BLS.gov.
Pest Control Office supervisor Job Description
An office supervisor’s primary responsibility is to ensure all office operations run smoothly and to facilitate effective communication between customer service representatives, technicians and customers in scheduling service and addressing needs or concerns.
As the office supervisor, your typical work environment is – you guessed it – in the office! Some tasks may occasionally require you to travel outside the office, such as stocking supplies and visiting vendors, but on a routine workday, you can expect to be inside the office space.
Pest Control Office Supervisor Salary averages
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual wage for pest control Office Supervisors is $51,310 and the average hourly wage is $24.67*
*Disclaimer: Exact compensation and benefits packages are at the discretion of individual employers.
Technology is constantly changing the landscape of almost all industries, and professional pest control is no exception. New innovations in pest control continue to improve the industry and allow pest control professionals to do their jobs more accurately and efficiently. It’s also a lot of fun to operate the devices and put all those hard-earned gaming skills to good use!
Pride & Professionalism
Pest pros are everyday heroes. The work they do touches millions of lives every day. In fact, public health officials attribute the quality of life we enjoy today to three things: better sanitation, better pharmaceuticals and medicine, and better pest control. Pest control professionals are not only protecting most people’s largest investment — their property — but their health as well. Learn more about working in this great industry!
Careers in Action: Massey Services
Interested in a career path that can quickly lead to a management position? Meet Cliff, Regional Manager for Massey Services. Cliff got started in pest control as a lawn specialist in 2011 and quickly rose through the ranks thanks to Massey's General Manager in Training program. With continuing education and on the job training, pest control provides everything you need to get started. Click to learn more about his story.