Trainee Pest Control Technician

Rokill Pest Control Services Ltd
Crawley, West Sussex
£15000 - £25000/annum £Competitive + allowances, OT & Van
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Trainee Pest Control Technician

Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: Competitive Basic with impressive allowances, Overtime available and Company Vehicle
Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Rokill Limited is one of Britain`s leading providers for Pest Control. Operating since 1980 we provide control services to the commercial, domestic and public sectors, dealing effectively with all non wood-boring types of pest and bird problems

Due to continued expansion, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Technician to join our team, responsible for carrying out pest control inspection and treatments in commercial, domestic and public premises.

Previous Experience is not required as trainee`s will undergo our award winning training programme that includes a period of time shadowing experienced technicians and team leaders in the field as well as class room based training sessions. After passing our 7 internal training modules, trainees sit the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Level 2 exam in pest control.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Trainee Pest Control Technician:

- Complete Routine Inspections at contract sites, including pubs, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, office blocks etc
- Provide treatment reports, advising work carried out and recommendations to avoid further pest problems
- Attend emergency call outs for pest infestations
- Carry out follow-up visits at sites with on-going pest problems
- Maintain diary ensuring all scheduled visits and appointments are completed
- Assist with service work in other areas when necessary
- Complete pest control inspections at local authority properties to the agreed procedure
- Identify new business opportunities and pass on to sales team
- Service Electronic Fly Killers
- Undertake minor proofing work to restrict pest access
- Complete risk assessments and work to set procedures
- Assist the Bird Control team with cleaning and proofing works
- Maintain stock levels within your vehicle
- Undertake pigeon shoots using a .22 air rifle
- Provide emergency weekend cover according to rota (currently 6 weekends per annum)
- Complete occasional 'filthy and verminous' clearance jobs

The ideal candidate:

- Hold a full UK driving licence with the ability to read and follow a map
- The ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people
- A comprehensive grasp on the English Language both written and spoken
- An Analytical outlook with problem solving abilities
- A meticulous eye for detail with a pride taken in works completed
- The Ability to work to set procedures and follow instructions
- Enthusiastic, positive, personable with a desire to learn and excel in the position
- Must be confident working at height and in confined spaces

Pay and Conditions:

- Starting basic salary £15,474 rising to £16,786 once qualified
- Regional Allowance of £1,078 per annum and Bonus Scheme of approximately £2,000 per annum
- Overtime is paid at time and a half for hours (or travel) before 8am or after 5.30pm
- Uniform and Personal Protective Equipment are provided
- £15 per day when on call (plus the hours you work paid at time and a half)
- £16 per month to cover the cost of keeping your van and uniform clean

Estimated earnings in first year £21,027 - £25,530

If you are looking for a change in direction, or have already started your career within this industry then please submit your CV for consideration in the first instance. For more information on the role, and the company - please visit the Rokill Website.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role please click on "apply" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance