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Pest Control Technician

Location: Various locations around Leicester City

Job type: Permanent

Salary: £20092 - £21748

Total salary package*: £29654

Job reference: 2079

Hours: Full Time

Closing date: 1st November 2020

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About the job

We have an opportunity to join our small team of pest control technicians. You will respond to complaints and requests for pest control services. If you have a positive attitude and willing to work in a fast changing work environment this is a great chance to join our team.

Your role

Day to day you will carry out routine investigations relating to pest control and public health problems. Specifying work to resolve problems and initiate appropriate action in relation to pest control and public health matters. You will undertake the management of follow-up action on you own cases and those initiated by other staff within Environmental Health.


You will ensure you keep comprehensive and accurate records both manually and computerised. So  being able to use smart devices such as computer and smart phone is vital to this role. Assisting in the allocation of work and distribution of emails and any other computer work related to the Pest Control. You will also provide training, advice and information to staff and members of the public on pest issues.  Participating in pest control training and promotional programmes. Participating in training courses for the development of new and or refreshing existing skills.

What you'll need

Since you will administer poisons and insecticides you will need experience and knowledge in of relevant government legislation, health and safety, and coshh sheets with regard to your own Health and Safety.  As well as, others affected by their activities including members of the public and non target species.


Ideally you will hold a qualification in pest control however joining the supportive team we are willing to provide training on the job. You must hold a  full UK driving license.

To apply

If the above sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you!


Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.


Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.


For an informal discussion, or further information regarding this job please contact Andrew at Andrew.Oxspring@leicester.gov.uk

Related documents

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Pest_control_tech_JS.pdf

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* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

Various locations around Leicester City

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