Overall a great place to work
K9 handler (Current Employee) – Vancouver, BC – 3 July 2018
I have been with Orkin for a little over 3 years now. I was with my previous employer just over 7 years. I see no reason why I would not remain here for at least that and more!
While there were some bumps and challenges to start with, (all jobs have these to be fair) it has been a rewarding experience. I love jobs where I work directly with the public and make a real difference in their lives. Some days are physically and mentally tough and long but worth it when you see how happy people are with your service.
Individual branches can have very different work environments. At my first location, in the beginning, management was scrambling at times regarding employee retention but more supportive/steady as of late. Issues with new staff training appears to have been resolved.
Very diverse working environment and supportive of this diversity. Many women in both tech and management positions. Great benefits. Flexible with excellent work/life balance. Wage is competitive. Lots of room for advancement to mid-level management should you wish to.
I work in a highly specialized role within the company and cannot see ever leaving here. Many individuals have worked 25 years or more in my branch alone and it is common in many branches across the country. That tells you something!
Make your own schedule and use of company vehicle
Physically demanding at times