Rose Pest Solutions, based in Troy, Michigan, is a regional provider of urban pest management programs and services to commercial and residential clients throughout the Great Lakes area, including Lower Michigan to the eastern tip of the Upper Peninsula, Ohio, northern Indiana, northern Kentucky, western Pennsylvania, and the West Virginia Northern Panhandle. As a full-service pest management provider, Rose Pest Solutions has one of the largest bed bug scent detection programs in the U.S. The company’s in-house Canine Division includes several Canine Handlers and dogs specially trained to detect the scent of bed bugs and viable bed bug eggs. Due to the program’s success, Rose Pest Solutions is looking for a skilled Canine Handler to join its growing team.
The Canine Handler chosen for this position will benefit from:
Houses, cares for, and maintains a trained bed bug scent detection dog that has been assigned by the company. Administers daily training to ensure thorough and accurate inspections. Must be receptive to feedback and learning new dog training skills.
Drives to client locations to perform canine inspections in a variety of buildings, homes, and other environments. Provides friendly, cordial, timely service to clients and works to build strong relationships with them. Works with clients to explain canine inspection results, solve problems and make recommendations for future canine inspections.
Attends regular meetings and functions as a member of the Canine Division team. Works to meet needs of co-workers and clients in a responsive manner. Maintains reports, records, and other documentation using MS Word, MS Excel, through e-mail and SMS using computers, tablets and/or smartphones provided by the company.
Canine Handler must be able to:
Basic qualifications - required: