Last time on the blog we talked about what goes into crime scene cleanup jobs. This time we’re going to talk about how you end up with a crime scene cleanup job if you follow. It’s not a career that comes up in the high school career fair but working as a crime scene cleaner is absolutely a career available! This time on the BIOClean blog – how to get crime scene cleanup jobs.
How to Make Crime Scene Cleanup Your Career
Whatever your inspiration, whether it be CSI or the movie Sunshine Cleaning, becoming a crime scene cleaner takes a bit of work, but nothing more than most jobs. Like most careers, becoming a crime scene cleaner requires specific qualifications and certifications. Remember the job at hand is cleaning up biohazardous waste. To do that you’re going to need specific training to perform it safely and correctly.
While there’s no formal degree (no Doctorate of Remediation out there) the certifications are plenty. You’ll need specific certifications that show you know how to safely and correctly remediate spaces following biohazardous exposures, bloodborne pathogen training, and more.
If you’d like to find out more how to become a crime scene cleaner we have a full blog on just that.
How to Get Crime Scene Cleanup Jobs
Wherever people live, there is going to be a need for biohazardous cleaner and crime scene cleanups. That’s just the unfortunate nature of people. So you’ve got yourself some certifications and equipment and now you’re ready to do the work.
So how do you get crime scene cleanup jobs?
Well, we can tell you from our experience – it helps to know people for sure, but you know what’s better? Being known as reliable, trustworthy, and caring!
First, get out there and market your business like you would any other, and then once you get that first job do the job right! You want anyone who considers you to be able to trust your speed, reliability, and discretion.
When you’ve done it enough, you’ll become a known entity to the people who are in the area to make these kinds of recommendations. Emergency personnel, property managers, hotel managers, these are people who are more likely to need your services.
That’s just good business. Word of mouth, reliable reviews, and becoming a trusted provider of the service is how you land the work.
If you’re in the San Diego or Las Vegas area, and you want to join the best crew of crime scene cleanup techs give us a call. If you’re looking to start a business in your own area, best of luck! You’ll need grit, determination, and attention to detail to deliver what people need. This job isn’t for the faint of heart, and it’s not for the lazy or messy either. It’s a necessary service that has to be done right to ensure safety for everyone!