Salary range: £27,966 - £30,036 p.a. inc.
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Civic centre and other locations
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.
We are looking for a qualified and experience pest control officer. You must be able to identify a range of 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 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 inspection reports
Closing date: 05/12/2022 (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. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
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. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org