ServiceMaster to Hire 6,700 Employees During First Half 2012

Memphis, Tenn., February 3, 2012 – Memphis-based ServiceMaster Co., one of the world’s largest residential and commercial service companies, announced today that it plans to hire approximately 6,700 new and seasonal field employees nationwide over the next several months as it readies for its peak season. This includes the more than 700 new to the company jobs ServiceMaster has already announced this month.

Positions available include corporate support and management, inside sales, general sales and receivables. The bulk of the seasonal positions will be in field operations and customer call centers for its leading brands of Terminix, TruGreen, and American Home Shield. Field operation staff positions are located throughout the United States in local communities, while positions in customer call centers are based in Dallas, Memphis, Atlanta, Carroll, Iowa and a new call center in Tampa Bay.

In 2011, almost 400,000 individuals applied for employment with ServiceMaster through its corporate branch locations.

“We are looking for people who want to work full or part-time to simplify and improve the quality of our customer’s lives,” said Andrea Hough, vice president, talent acquisition. “A career with the ServiceMaster family of brands offers a unique opportunity. With household brands like TruGreen, Terminix, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec, associates can build experience-rich careers without ever leaving the company.”

ServiceMaster is looking to grow its businesses by rapidly transforming the customer experience, expanding geographically and investing innovation and adjacent business opportunities.

Those interested in applying can visit and apply by brand, location or function. Full-time employees are eligible for a competitive benefits package which includes healthcare as well as 401(k) options.

About ServiceMaster

With a global network of more than 6,900 company-owned, franchise and licensed locations, Memphis-based ServiceMaster is one of the world’s largest residential and commercial service networks. The company’s high profile brands are TruGreen, Terminix, American Home Shield, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec. Through approximately 24,000 corporate associates and a franchise network that independently employs over 31,000 additional people, the ServiceMaster family of brands serves more than 8.2 million customers every year. Our brands hold market-leading positions in residential and commercial lawn, tree and shrub care, termite and pest control, home warranties, furniture repair, home inspections, residential and commercial cleaning and disaster restoration. Go to for more information about ServiceMaster or follow us at or


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