Pest Control Officer

Pest Control Officer
Grade: H
Salary: £29,269 – £32,076
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Location:  Harrogate
Our Team
The Pest Control Team is a commercial service offered by the Council focusing on troubleshooting pest-related issues for all business and domestic properties in North Yorkshire.
The Role
As our Pest Control Officer you will undertake the duties associated with the control and eradication treatments for a wide range of pests including rodents and insects in response to a member of the public, a commercial contract or a routine public health measure.
You will also:
Conduct thorough interior and exterior inspections to locate a range of pests as a ‘one off’ or part of a contract schedule. 
Offer advice on a range of pest control remediation options
Provide estimates for one-time treatments and continual maintenance
To carry out proofing works to eliminate entry to buildings by rodents and insects
Arrange for the safe disposal of waste and the inspection of equipment for health and safety reasons 
What you will bring
You will have previous experience of working in a pest control role, knowledge of pests and pest control methods to irradiate or manage infestations for a wide range of pests. Knowledge of safe working practices and general Health and Safety principles for pest control. You will have experience of face to face customer service and experience of managing stressful situations and problem solving.
Working for us
When you join us, you are entitled to our outstanding benefits and wellbeing plan as part of your position. Our holiday entitlement starts at 28 days rising to 34 days (pro-rata) per year with continued service, plus public holidays. Pension: save for your retirement with our generous local government pension scheme. Fitness & Rewards: Fitness discounts with various Gyms across the county. Stay on top of your game and save £££. Lifestyle Savings: explore a huge range of discounts to help you save money across hundreds of the UK’s favourite high-street and online retailers. Plus lots more…
Contact and Apply
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Martin Howe on 07958275917. Applying is easy, simply click on apply, register your details, remove your personal details from your CV and upload.  Please let us know your motivation for applying for this position and what you feel you could bring to the role in the supporting evidence section of the application form.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Key Dates


Closing date: 23rd June 2024
Interview date:  2nd & 3rd July 2024
Key Documents


Job Description.docx


Total Rewards Brochure.pdf

Pest Control Officer
Location: Harrogate Area
Salary: £29,269 - £32,076