Pest Control Officer
Salary range: £26,745 - £28,725 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Qualified and Professional Pest Control Technician
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
Brent Council's Pest Control and Hygiene service continues to see a growing demand in its pest control services. We are now looking for a new team member to help us build on this service. The focus of the role will be on commercial and domestic premises throughout the Borough and wider area and also to assist in generating new business.
We work with many commercial businesses as well as major housing providers and landlords. Quality and professionalism is core to our service.
The post holder must either hold a Certificate in Pest Control, a BPCA Diploma in Pest Control part 1 or Level 2 with substantial practical experience in pest control.
You will need to be commercially focused and have a good knowledge of the issues faced in commercial premises as well as residential. Well presented, professional and being a good communicator is essential, as our pest control officers are the face of our business.
Closing Date: 21 January 2020 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.