Terminix - Outside Sales - Salary/Commissions/Benefits/Company Car

Location: San Diego, CA
Date Posted: 11-16-2018
Company: Terminix – A Division of Service Master
Positions: Outside Sales Representative
Location: San Diego County and Surrounding Territories 

Terminix is the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Terminix services more than 2.8 million residential and commercial customers in 47 states and 11 countries. Terminix provides pest control services and protection against termites, rodents and other pests threatening human health and/or safety. Terminix is a business unit of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. ​After more than 85 years in business, nobody knows pests and termites like Terminix®. It's no wonder more than two million customers trust us to protect their homes and families from the havoc that unwanted intruders can create.

At Terminix®, our people bring tremendous pride and integrity to everything we do. In turn, we provide a working environment where these skilled professionals can achieve true satisfaction in their own lives.

Outside Sales Representatives:
  • Learn how to conduct inspections to identify infestations or conditions conducive to
  • infestations of wood destroying organisms and/or insects, birds, or other vertebrate pests for the purpose of making proposals and presentations to obtain sales contracts.
In CA, Sales Representatives receive the use of company vehicle as well as a fuel card.


1. Attends company training programs and accompany other associates or managers during ride-alongs in order to learn job skills such as:
  • Recording accurate measurements and writing correct descriptions of property and/or
  • other areas inspected
  • Preparing appropriate specs and treating instructions in accordance with existing
  • laws, regulations, and company policy
  • Calculating job treating costs from company pricing instructions
  • Executing contracts on behalf of the company, observing company policy pertaining to
  • credit terms of sale
  • Maintaining equipment, vehicle, and personal safety equipment in clean, working
  • order
  • Learning sales techniques and product knowledge in order to sell termite control
  • protection and renewals and/or monthly pest control protection to owners or agents
  • of homes, stores, or industry
  • Gaining experience in dealing courteously with customers, leaving customers' premises
  • and furnishings clean and as found
2. Passes all state licensing and/or company requirements
3. Attends call sessions to learn how to effectively collect on delinquent accounts of personal
sales contracts
4. Contacts customers after service is performed to ensure satisfaction and develop additional prospects
5. Develops termite and/or pest control sales leads for each respective office lead furnished
Education and Experience Requirements
  • High school education or general education degree (GED) required
  • Six to twelve months related experience and/or training in sales and dealing with the public
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience is strongly preferred
  • Valid driver’s license from current state of residence required
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
  • common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to calculate rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs
At Terminix, people come for a job and stay for a career. As a Terminix associate, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and benefits as well as the opportunity for the professional growth and respect that comes from working for an industry leader. Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED). [We] perform criminal background checks, motor vehicle record checks and drug screening.The incentive plan is tied into sales increases and customer base increases.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

ServiceMaster is committed to Diversity and Inclusion.  We encourage diverse candidates to apply to this position.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability
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