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  • We have an opening for a full-time TECHNICIAN, STRUCTURAL PEST II position.
  • Location: Texas A&M Kingsville, 1255 Retama Dr., Kingsville, TX 78363.  Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am - 4:00pm
  • Requirement: 2 years experience.


If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.


SSC Services for Education is known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates’ knowledge and experience alongside SSC’s extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors. 

SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider.  As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way.  As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world. 


Full-time associates at SSC are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • And other voluntary benefits


This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that is qualified for this role, please use the ‘job search’ in MyOpportunity to refer your referral and email them a link to apply. Your referral will be able to apply by clicking the link in the email then you can check the status under Careers in MyOpportunity by clicking on ‘referral tracking.’ For Employee Referral guidelines, FAQs and the Compass Employee Referral Policy, email Click here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position.

Job Summary

Summary:   Eliminates and controls undesirable insects and animals. The applicator is versant in proper application methodology including calibration, application procedures and insect, arachnid and vertebrate identification. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follows standard operating procedures for the management of pests including rats, mice, termites, cockroaches, spiders, bedbugs, ants, fleas, bees, wasps, bats, skunks, possums, squirrels and raccoons.
  • Posts warning signs and locks building doors to secure area to be fumigated.
  • Implements quality standards; conducts and documents follow-up inspections.
  • Handles and stores pesticides.
  • Operates truck equipped with power spraying equipment.
  • Calibrates, maintains and repairs equipment.
  • Properly utilizes basic IPM delivery tools and equipment.
  • Stays current on practices and all local, state, and federal codes and regulations related to IPM for structural pest maintenance.
  • Records all work activities performed.
  • Cleans work site after completion of job.
  • Attends required training to maintain commercial applicators license for Pest category.
  • Maintains effective written and oral communication with supervisor and staff members.
  • Performs all work in a safe manner for the employee and general public.
  • Assists in emergency response due to inclement weather, i.e. snow and ice, tornado or other crisis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Two years of experience in performing IPM applications or equivalent education.
  • Must obtain a State Certified Applicator license in Pest category within 90 days.
  • Understands pesticide labels and instructions, pesticide handling/storage, equipment calibration, application procedures/timing and proper utilization of basic IPM delivery tools and equipment.

Working Conditions:

  • Extensive walking and equipment operation. Exposure to: extreme weather conditions, pesticides, fertilizers and pollen producing environment. Work time expectation: 90% of time will be physical labor, 10% training and misc.


About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID: 247816


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