Best Places To Work—Mosquito Joe

by Ryan Miller

By Ryan Miller

2829 Guardian Lane, Suite 100, Virginia Beach
757-494-3440 |
Other locations are Suffolk, Va. and Hampton, Va.

Number of Employees

What They Do
Mosquito Joe provides outdoor mosquito treatment for residential and commercial clients. Their team offers responsive customer service as well as on-site technicians to eliminate the harmful pests and make outside fun again. At the workplace they focus on company branding and marketing for franchise development in the industry.

Employees enjoy each other’s company in the conference room.

Company Culture
Mosquito Joe engages employees from the week they start and all the way through upper management by having open communication and planning activities in and outside of the office. They encourage advancement within the company by providing speakers and presenters with continuing education of services in the field and other topics as submitted by fellow employees. Performance-based bonuses, event planning committees and annual franchise conventions are some of the ways the staff can get involved with their work lives.

All employees are assigned a fun “Joe” nickname that ties to their role in the company (VP of Franchise Development is “Joe Cool;” Director of Finance is “Joe Money”).

Mosquito Joe has a culture committee called the “Sanity Control Committee,” consisting of five team members and their CEO. The committee comes up with fun events throughout the year to allow employees to spend time together away from the office.

Formal Benefits
Appropriate compensation
Opportunities for advancement
Healthcare coverage (dependent and FSA plans)
Annual performance-based bonuses
401(k) plans

A pool table makes for a fun and competitive break time.

Work Perks
Celebrations to recognize personal events (birthdays, weddings)—they have the cookie cake company on speed dial.
Lunch and learns with guest speakers for professional development
Potluck meals
Staff happy hours
Fully stocked kitchen
Culture committee that plans work outings (Adventure Park, Topgolf)
Annual Franchise Convention
Work break activities (Warehouse pool table, break room with coffee and chocolate)

Employees find comfortable ways to get their work done.

Why I Love My Job
“From an entry-level position to the Vice President of Marketing­­­—we all feel that we possess value and that what each one of us individually brings to the table is what makes this company’s vision a reality. We want to come to work, and we enjoy working with one another, and that makes all the difference.”—Meghan McConville, Administrative Assistant, Buzz Franchise Brands

Mosquito Joe is expecting to add some new positions in 2017. Keep an eye on the Mosquito Joe website and/or job sites like locally for positions as they become available.

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