Our Difference is our Live Oak Pest Control Pest Specialists.

Pest Specialist Requirements

At Live Oak Pest Control we provide our customers with educated, highly trained, knowledgeable, pest control service team in North Central Florida. Each individual undergoes a minimum of 160 hours of education and testing, product safety and customer service training before they serve even one Live Oak Pest Control customer.

Pest Specialists attend monthly service, education and training meetings to assure the highest level of competency and customer service.

Our Pest Specialists What it takes, requirements & checklists.

Pest Specialist Requirements

Each pest technician must undergo 160 hours of training and rigorous initial testing before becoming a Live Oak Pest Control Pest Specialist. Training includes application, safety, new technology and customer service.

Our Pest Specialists then attend additional monthly training in our specialized training facility located near our office in McAlpin Florida.

Each Pest Specialist must possess the following qualities:

  • 1. Courteous & respectful attitude
  • 2. Level 2 FDLE Background Check
  • 3. Clean driving record
  • 4. Minimum of 160 training hours
  • 5. One hour CORE training per month
  • 6. Two hours state training
  • 7. Clean & neat uniforms
  • 8. Pest Specialist pin
  • 9. Live Oak Pest Control logo
  • 10. Clean service trucks
  • Meet our Pest Specialist team

What It Takes:

Live Oak Pest Control is serious about maintaining our excellent reputation for customer satisfaction. Before becoming a Pest Specialist he or she must pass the level 2 FDLE Background Check including a Florida Division of Driver’s License check. Live Oak Pest Control only hires individuals with a clean background and driving record.

All of our Pest Specialists must be able to read a map, have good math and communication skills as well as be of good character and attitude. Live Oak Pest Control expects each Pest Specialist be courteous and respectful to every customer.

We make safety and training our top priority. The State of Florida requires only two hours training then we add an additional one hour per month CORE training on pesticide use, handling and safety. Live Oak Pest Control requires Pest Specialists to attend a minimum of one hour of training each month, providing our customers with the most up-to-date information and technology in the pest control industry.

Currently, Live Oak Pest Control has:

  • (3) State Certified Operators
  • (18) General Household Pest Specialists
  • (6) Lawn Pest Specialists
  • (7) Termite Pest Specialists
  • All are Customer Service Specialists
Meet our Pest Specialist Team
"Proudly serving North Central Florida since 1972!"

Comments & Complimentsfrom real customers...

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I love Rusty. He does such a great job and my kids love him - he even remembers their names. How cool is that? R. Dopp
My wife told me to call you and to let you know that Jason did a wonderful job. He was polite courteous and professional. R. Moore
Aaron represented Live Oak Pest Control very well. I also found that the office staff to be very nice and helpful. D. Braxton
Donald is surely an asset to Live Oak Pest Control. I cannot praise him enough. I am honored he was my pest specialist. W. Rego
Thank you for the professional way this inspection was handled. My wife and I look forward to being regular customers. T. Crosby
Montez came by for our service and went above the call of duty! She went out of her way to kill a small pygmy rattler! P. Henderson
Zack is a very nice young man, he's very careful and does good job. He was patient and did not hurry the service. B. Mobley
Hi, I just wanted to let you know that my yard was sprayed, the diagram was perfect and I am very happy with the service. D. Diaz
Mr. Clay did a very thorough flea spray. It was the first time I've ever had a flea treatment and the results are impressive. J. Manning
Rusty is an excellent service specialist and has really taken care of our problems. This is by far the best service we have ever had! S. Patterson

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