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Wildlife Management Technician

companyCritter Control of San Jose
locationSan Jose, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Critter Control, with over 80 offices in the US and Canada is the nations leading wildlife control company and has been resolving wildlife and pest issues for customers for over 30 years. Our highly skilled professionals are adept at dealing with many of the nations most bothersome pests and nuisance wildlife. Every day we resolve hundreds of nuisance wildlife problems for homeowners, businesses, and industry.

Whether you need to get rid of pesky raccoons, skunks, or opossums causing property damage, or remove wildlife (including rats, mice, squirrels raccoon, skunk or opossums, from inside your home, crawlspace, or attic, trap wildlife that are ravaging your lawn, remove animal carcasses from your residential or commercial property, and/or provide animal exclusion repairs, count on Critter Control to get the job done in a safe, effective and humane manner.

Our Culture

We foster a warm and welcoming family environment where every individual is valued and supported. We prioritize training and education, empowering our employees to work independently and autonomously in a hands-off model. However, we also ensure that they have the necessary resources and assistance readily available whenever they need help or support. Our culture encourages collaboration, continuous learning, and a sense of belonging, creating a nurturing and empowering work environment for all.

Our Values

  • Integrity- Above all else, we run an honest company, and key on truth, even when we make mistakes.
  • Quality- We take the time to do the job right, the first time.
  • Safety- We hold the safety of our employees in the highest regard. We have extensive training to promote the safety of our employees and customers.
  • Teamwork- We work as individuals, and or as part of a team, with a unified process to be able to work with anyone and everyone.
  • Respect- We give respect, and expect it in return, in the office, and in the field.

Why Join Us

  • Safe and friendly working environment for employees and customers
  • Extensive training provided for professional growth and success
  • Comprehensive benefits package for employee well-being
  • Provision of all necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) for a secure work environment
  • Cultivating a family work environment that encourages collaboration and support


  • $22.00 - $24.00/hour based on experience in the industry
  • Commission(Available once the introductory period of 90 days has been completed satisfactorily.)


  • Training provided
  • Company Vehicle (Take home vehicle available depending on location)
  • All tools provided
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time
  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Matching IRA retirement plan
  • Open door policy


  • Calling customers to schedule the time frame of arrival
  • Route management in advance
  • Inspections and cleaning
  • Repairs, Re-inspections / Upsell
  • Trap Checks
  • Taking high-resolution photos
  • Documenting all findings and documenting detailed notes
  • Take and Pass All Safety Training
  • Follow All Cal/OSHA Safety Regulations
  • Truck maintenance
  • Notifying the supervisor of needed service
  • Making onsite inspections to identify wildlife species responsible for threat or damage by sight, sound, tracks, type of damage or other appropriate evidence.
  • The Capture and removal of Nuisance Wildlife in an urban and suburban setting.
  • Working on Roofs using tall ladders as well as working in attics and crawl spaces.
  • Performing necessary duties in various types of weather during all times of the year.
  • Perform basic repair work on areas where animals have damaged using hand tools, power tools, sheet metal, and screening.
  • Formulates and implements a management plan based on sound Biological principles, applicable laws, policies, and integrated wildlife damage management strategies (including demise and disposal)
  • Coordinate plans and work activities with supervisor, law enforcement officials, property owner, and others as appropriate.

Our Hiring Process

  1. Fill out the simple application
  2. A recruiter fromCritter Control of San Jose will reach out promptly for a prescreening call
  3. If we are a good fit for each other, they will schedule an in-person interview with the hiring manager
  4. We will make an offer if you are a good fit

Job requirements

  • Prior Industryexperience of 1-2+ years ispreferredbut not required.
  • Must be able to take and pass the California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Trapping Exam
  • Must be able to take and pass all safety training, and the Critter Control Certified Wildlife Specialist Exam
  • Familiarity with the local and surrounding area.
  • Excellent customer service attitude.
  • Must pass a drug screen/criminal background check.
  • Must be able to pass an employment physical.
  • Must be able to be medically cleared to wear a respirator.
  • Must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with this position.
  • Able to lift heavy objects (minimum 65 lbs.) and maintain consistent awareness of surroundings at all times.
  • Must be able to climb, crawl, up, on, and in roofs, crawlspaces, under porches, and other tight areas.
  • Have a general understanding of the use and care of hand and power tools
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Valid Drivers License and clean driving record.

"We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status."

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