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Pest control technician -  £20k/£24k

My client are a building services and property maintenance company based in Essex.

An opportunity is now available for an experienced pest controller to join there busy Maintenance division.


Main Purpose of the role

• To carry out pest control duties within commercial and residential properties dwellings and surrounding areas free of infestation.

• Provide advice to the company, clients and residents on Pest Control issues.


Job Duties

• To carry out inspections to Dwellings across portfolio to monitor or treat infestations.

• To provide effective and safe treatments for any pests found during routine inspections or reactive works.

• Liaise and feedback relevant information to residents with regards to affecting factors within their dwelling to assist in the eradication of pests.

• To maintain work equipment and PPE in the correct manner, to prevent possible harm to others and yourself.

• Practice the safe application of pesticides in accordance with legislation.

• To attend regular training to keep up to date with new treatment methods and pesticides change both in products and legislation.

• To communicate and report on a regular basis to supervisor level on treatments and problems found along with recommendations.

• Provide written accounts of treatments carried out in dwellings in the correct manner as these can be used in court by the Council.

• To maintain a safe working environment including a clean and organised vehicle.

• To carry out treatments outside normal working hours if required also to include weekend work and to attend meetings if requested outside normal working hours.

• To be available to be on emergency call out rota as required.

• Provide technical support to clients

• Make recommendations for buildings, either to go under a maintenance program or to come away from the program.

• Assess potential problems with infestations and assist in making recommendations for repairs or structure at planning stage to overcome likely future infestations or their spread from one dwelling to another.

Qualifications needed  

  • BPCA/RSPH level 2 in pest management
  • Hold a current UK standard driving Licence
  • Profficent in Microsoft office package
  • Report writing

Salary :
  • £20k/£24k
  • Company Vehicle and fuel card
  • 20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday
  • Ample overtime
  • Company pension