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Technician - Pest Control Services - job post

Southwark Council
3.9 out of 5
160 Tooley St, London
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  • Overtime
  • Monday to Friday


160 Tooley St, London

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3 x Permanent roles

Contractual hours 36 per week Monday to Friday between the hours of 08:00 and 18:00. Overtime available.

Benefits and more information:

In your role, we want you to feel supported, challenged and rewarded. You will benefit from our family-friendly policies including flexible working, home working, and a local government pension scheme, plus many other staff benefits. You will join a motivated, driven and supportive team that strives for excellence and values its members. You will also be part of a successful and high-achieving development team that is making a real difference to the lives of residents in the borough. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit our Staff Benefits page.

The role

Working within a team of front line operatives you will be responsible for providing a wide range of pest control duties. Candidates should be qualified to RSPH/BPCA Level 2 in Pest Management and have good communication skills with a proactive approach to resolving problems. You will work effectively within a team and to deadlines to deliver quality outcomes whilst providing excellent customer service at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To competently identify the nature of an infestation and the most appropriate treatment/ management techniques
  • To carry out treatments and management techniques for infestations including traps, culls, deterrents, pesticides and biocides safely and humanely, in line with The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) Code of Practice
  • To survey properties, internally and externally, including drains, and make recommendations for further repair works or structural considerations to overcome future infestations and mitigate the risk of spread between dwellings
  • To survey and assess requests for pest control support that falls outside of normal contracts. Providing estimate costings and quotations, with technical drawings where applicable

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in providing pest control advice to clients
  • Experience of working with baits, traps, poisons and pest control equipment
  • Experience of working effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle, prepare and lay poison baits or spray insecticides, keeping yourself and others safe
  • Ability to use technology equipment in line with the duties of the post

About Southwark:
We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse and growing population.
At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities. Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.

Recruitment timetable

Advert Closing Date: 19 August 2024

Interview Date: 28 August 2024

  • Please note, we reserve the right to close applications prior to the closing date indicated above - please apply as soon as possible - we look forward to receiving your application.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme:

As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans
  • Are currently in care, or have previously been in care
  • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together programme. We particularly welcome applications from members of the Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.

Job Reference: SC06725
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