Job Posting 101238

Pest Control/Heat Treatment Operator
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 9 days (Thu, 6 Jun)
full time




Operates heat treatment and pest control equipment in the provision of effective treatment of bed bug and other pest infested areas on Commission-owned properties, including those operated by non-profit housing providers.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  1. Performs pest control heat treatment duties:
  • Follows safe work procedures at all times;
  • Ensures area or unit to be treated is prepared as per heat treatment preparation requirements and addresses any deficiencies prior to starting treatment (combustibles/garbage removed, clothing, furniture and other belongings moved to allow for proper operation of equipment, remove all perishable foods and unplug electronics, cover sprinkler heads and heat detectors, seal areas of potential heat loss, secure loose papers or other items that could be blown by high velocity fans);
  • Set up heaters, fans, extension cords, main generator cable and remote temperature sensors;
  • Operate and monitor the equipment including both physically observing heat treatment equipment in heated suite (up to 57°C or 135°F) and remotely monitoring at a laptop computer;
  • Turn on and off diesel generator;
  • Enter suite throughout treatment day to move furniture, beds, box springs, clothing, drawers, heaters and fans as required for effective treatment;
  • Replaces tenant furniture to original location when treatment is completed;
  • Records data on a laptop and on paper forms;
  • May explain pre- and post-treatment instructions to tenants and deliver notices;
  • Performs safety check as required;
  • Performs other assigned duties as required and qualified;
  • Performs other pest control services as required and qualified;
  • As required operates the Employer's vehicle including trailers and loads/unloads tools, materials and/or equipment;
  • Required to utilize tact and diplomacy in possible tenant interaction. Refers tenants to other staff where appropriate; in some occasions may be required to exercise interpersonal and conflict resolution skills when dealing with the resident population.
  • Applies pest control products as required and qualified.

Indigenous candidates are welcome to connect with an Indigenous team member in our organization to discuss the recruitment process and our workplace, please contact  to arrange a call.

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.


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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous People, People with Disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.


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