Temporary Pest Control Technician

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Temporary Pest Control Technician
Contract / Temporary

Islington RQ590217

Posted: 25th May 2022 12:17
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  • Pay Rate:

    £16.23 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary Pest Control Technician 

Job Ref: RQ590217 


Enhanced DBS required for this role  

To carry out pest control inspections and treatments as required   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Investigation and treatment of rodent and insect infestations in premises, including examination of drainage systems, disinfecting and deodorising, carrying out surveys and distribution of relevant literature.  
  • Promote the Pest Control services for new business and refer sales enquires to the Pest Control Manager/Surveyor.  
  • Driving and maintaining a Council vehicle in accordance with the Staff Code and other approved practices.  
  • Reporting to the Pest Control Manager defects in equipment, shortages of materials or defects in vehicles.  
  • Preparation of job tickets, reports, and other documentation in relation to the work of the section. 
  • Liaison with officers in other departments or within the department, or with other external groups and organisations, in relation to the work of the section. 
  • Preparation reports and evidence required for legal action and attendance at Court where necessary.  
  • Carry out occasional duties outside normal office hours as required. 
  • Carrying out responsibilities/duties in accordance with any approved quality procedural documents.  
  • To represent the Council in a professional manner when interacting with clients in the course of delivering Pest Control services 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • BPCA Operators certificate level 2 or a Royal Society of Health Pest Control certificate 
  • Knowledge and understanding of carrying out both commercial and residential pest control work 
  • Have an understanding of the laws and regulations that are relevant to carrying out your duties as a pest Control Officer 
  • Experience in dealing with a wide range of Public Health pests 
  • Have some experience in carrying pest surveys 
  • Ability to investigate complaints regarding pests and be able to undertake the correct treatments and be able to make recommendations to clients 
  • Ability to determine when an infestation requires a more detailed investigation or different treatment and what steps to follow 


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service. 
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Temporary Pest Control Technician
Client Category: Local Authority

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Temporary Pest Control Technician
Client Category: Local Authority

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