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Orkin Overview

Atlanta, GA
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Building & Personnel Services
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
When Orkin calls, bugs go belly up. A subsidiary of Rollins, Orkin and its sister companies provide insect, rodent, and termite control services to more than 1.7 million commercial and residential customers, mainly in the US but also elsewhere in the Americas, Asia, and in the ... Read more


 We will accomplish this goal by delivering the finest quality services and values to our customers, while being environmentally responsible. This will provide opportunities and security ... Read more

Company Updates

  • It is with great sadness we share that our Chairman, R. Randall Rollins, passed away peacefully after a short illness. ?The loss of Randall is felt profoundly, not only by family, his friends and me, but also by generations of Rollins employees and colleagues who had the privilege of knowing him during his 70 years of devotion to our Company,? said Gary W. Rollins, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rollins, Inc. ?He exemplified the principles of integrity, innovation and dedication instilled by our father O. Wayne Rollins, who co-founded the company with his brother, John. We will miss him greatly.?

  • At Orkin we believe that giving blood should be optional 💉🦟 We recently completed our mosquito 🦟 campaign in which we partnered with the American Red Cross . At the end of the partnership, Freeman Elliott, Orkin President, presented Orkin's $100,000 donation virtually to the American Red Cross. Thank you to everyone that was a part of this campaign. 👏 Check out the video -

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Orkin – Why Work With Us?

We’ve Been Here From The Beginning

Founded in 1901 by 14-year-old Otto Orkin, we have more than 100 years of experience in pest control services and are leaders in the industry, specializing in protection against common pests, including termites, rodents, and insects.

In addition to pest control, we also offer integrated plans to help protect the whole home, including insulation and moisture control services.

Orkin is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rollins, Inc., (NYSE: ROL), headquartered in Atlanta, Ga.

We employ nearly 8,000 team members in more than 400 locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Central America, South America, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Asia, the Mediterranean, Africa, and Australia serving approximately 1.7 million residential and commercial customers.


Our Orkin family is made up of many races, genders, cultures and beliefs. We pride ourselves on our diversity since it brings more experience and knowledge to our team. Our GOAL is to be the NATION’S BEST SERVICE COMPANY. We will accomplish this goal by delivering the finest quality services and values to our customers, while being environmentally responsible. This will provide opportunities and security for our employees.

Women at Orkin

We’re proud of our female workforce and their commitment to excellence. We offer women the same opportunities available to any other employee, and we make sure the Orkin workplace is rich in personal fulfillment and career advancement. Some might consider the pest management industry a nontraditional job for female employees, but we feel differently -- we welcome, respect and value women in our workforce. It’s our experience that women make a unique contribution to the pest control industry, and every woman who wears an Orkin uniform becomes a vital member of our team.

Recent Graduates

For those preparing to exit school, Orkin provides a great place to lay the building blocks of success. On top of our outstanding pay and benefits, we provide something more valuable -- the ability to continue to ascend as a person and professional, and the tools, resources and knowledge to do so. At Orkin, a commitment to your future isn't just talk. It's what we do.


A diverse family needs options because every family member is unique. That’s why we provide our employees with a choice of comprehensive benefits plans that allow them to choose the plan that works best for them. When you join the Orkin® family, you’ll quickly learn that we take care of our own — including preventive care and the opportunity for long-term financial security.

“If there’s a company to invest a long-term career with, Orkin is one of the best. It’s stable, proven and the culture is above and beyond what is commonly found at most companies. With hard work, anything is possible.”
— Thomas F., Branch Manager

Among the benefits Orkin offers are:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance, Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance, and
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Discount Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Job Referral Bonus Program

We A.I.M. High To Ensure Success

 Assess A Comprehensive Inspection
 Implement Get the Job Done
 Monitor An Ongoing Solution

Our service is backed by an exceptional quality assurance program, a team of experts, and comprehensive documentation of our findings and service, all of which guarantees our pest control service meets our high-quality standards — and yours.

We Know Our Stuff.

At Orkin, we have invested millions to develop award-winning training programs that extend well beyond the classroom.

Technician Training
A key factor in our continued training success is our combined use of advanced technology and systems including Orkin TV, podcast technology, Rollins University’s on-site learning, and a comprehensive certification program.

Our Training Facility
Rollins University is a 30,000-square-foot learning center in Atlanta. The one-of-a-kind facility contains several simulated customer environments such as a dining area, bar, commercial kitchen, bakery, hospital room, hotel room and a 2,100-square-foot house.

Training Certification
Each Orkin commercial pest specialist is trained in Orkin’s award-winning certification program that includes credited class work from Purdue University, treatment techniques, and special pest or industry-specific training (if needed).

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Insight into our Orkin Team member's day and a snapshot of their interaction with our customers...stay tuned.

Orkin Reviews

  • Featured Review

    "Great entry level position"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Manager Trainee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Branch Manager Trainee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Orkin full-time (Less than a year)


    The BMT program is fast-paced and full of information. Upper management is easily accessible and always willing to help. The training is thorough. Entry level salary is above the market average & company vehicle.


    Can be relocated at anytime. This uncertainty is uncomfortable and makes life planning difficult. Prior to accepting the position, you are made aware that relocation is a possibility but not at the first interview. Benefits are not great.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to be involved in BMT development. Open lines of communication between trainees & management are crucial. When possible, be completely transparent about BMT's futures'.

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Orkin Photos

Orkin photo of: Snacking on some pizza while volunteering at the Boys and Girls Club!!
Orkin photo of: Some of our commercial technicians going the extra mile
Orkin photo of: Our technician spray the local playground with Vital Clean to help keep our community safe!
Orkin photo of: Our commerical Orkin technician spraying Vital Clean on a local playground to help keep our community safe!
Orkin photo of: Greeting our soldiers through Holiday for Heroes with the USO and BOMA of Greater Charlotte
Orkin photo of: Greeting our soldiers through Holiday for Heroes with the USO and BOMA of Greater Charlotte
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Orkin Interviews



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Getting an Interview




  1. Featured Interview

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    Termite Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Orkin (Huntsville, AL) in February 2017.


    I filled out a standard Application online the next day, the service manager called me in for sit down interview. After the sit down interview they decided to hire me depending on the outcome of a ride along / field work day went so about a week later I returned and basically performed the job for a day ( not paid ) to see if one if i was up too the task and two if i was a good fit personality wise for the type person they needed

    Interview Questions

    • Describe too them what I considered my work ethic to be   Answer Question
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Orkin Awards & Accolades

  • Top Workplaces in Atlanta, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2018
  • Training Top 125, Training Magazine, 2017
  • Training Top 125, Training Magazine, 2018
  • Training Top 125, Training, 2012
  • Training Top 125, Training, 2009
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

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