Pest Control Officer
Salary range: £25,242 - £26,805 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time
Quality and Pride in Service Delivery
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.
You must be able to identify pests and determine the most effective and safe treatment. Where proofing is required you will be able to recommend appropriate measures and carry out basic proofing. Brent Pest Control Service has quality at its heart and this should be reflected in your work and dealing with people in a sensitive and professional manner.
Our commercial contracts continue to increase and you will be required to call on businesses to promote services and secure new contracts. You will be provided with a vehicle to travel around the Borough. Therefore a full clean UK driving licence is essential.
Due to the continued demand for our services and increasing commercial opportunities we are looking for an enthusiastic and professional Pest Control Officer, you will hold a minimum of a Royal Society for the Promotion of Health Certificate in Pest Control, a BPCA Diploma in Pest Control part 1 or Level 2 RSPH/BPCA or equivalent qualification.
Experience in working with members of the public and commercial customer is essential.
You will need to be flexible with working hours to meet the timescales and targets, especially due peak periods.
As well as meeting the physical demands of the job you will also need good communication skills verbally and in writing. You will be required to enter accurate data into mobile devices, computers and tablets, as well as write detailed reports
Closing Date: 25-April-2018 (23:59)
Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed
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.