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Qualified Pest Control Technician - Control Pest UK Ltd

Location: Southampton and the surrounding areas in Hampshire

Salary: £26,000 to £0

Job Overview

£26,000 per Annum plus bonuses and financial reward for furthering expertise in the industry


Control Pest UK has been in operating since 1981, we are a small family run business that provides services to commercial, domestic and public clients. We effectively deal with all aspects and levels of pest control from quarterly rodent contracts to bird abatement, although falconry will not be part of this role.

We are extremely busy at present and have been for some time so are looking for a new member to join of our team. Ideally you would have experience in the industry and qualifications that enable you to work in line with the current regulations. 

Due to our ever-increasing client base, we are looking to recruit a new highly motivated, loyal and ambitious technician.  You will need to be confident and professional as we work in a busy and often unpredictable diverse environment.  You will need to be proactive, be able to problem solve and suggest workable solutions. 

Training and advancement of new or existing skills and knowledge will be encouraged and rewarded.

Although previous industry experience is required, 'on the job' training be provided whilst working alongside other experienced technicians.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Complete Routine Inspections at contract sites, including offices, warehouses, factories, stores
  • Provide PDF Action Reports, advising client of work carried out and advice on possible proofing and preventative measures against future pest related issues
  • Advise on general House Keeping and acceptable Health and Safety Standards
  • Attend emergency call outs on a daily basis whilst completing daily workload
  • Diarise and carry out follow up visits at sites with continued pest issues 
  • Service and clean pest related units on sites
  • Assist with prevention, management and clearance aspects of pest control
  • Complete pest related inspections at Local Authority Premises in line with their procedures
  • Maintain and monitor the stock levels within their company vehicle
  • Maintain the standard of vehicle, inspections on cleanliness of vehicles interior and exterior

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Hold a clean full UK driving licence
  • Experience in the pest control industry
  • The ability to effectively communication across a wide spectrum of people, both verbally and written 
  • Be observant, have an eye for detail 
  • Work in an ever-changing environment
  • Have a questioning approach with the ability to problem solve within given perimeters
  • Be able to self-motivate, work as an individual and as an effective member of a team
  • Trustworthy, responsible, positive, personable to colleagues and clients
  • Be ambitious and happy to express your ideas
  • Further their knowledge and expertise in your chosen field
  • Would be advantageous if happy to work at heights and in small spaces

Pay and Conditions:

  • Starting Basic Salary £26,000
  • Acquisition of new Business would be financially reward but is not a requirement
  • 8 hour working day, 30 minutes for lunch
  • Weekend/evening work available for overtime/bonus
  • Uniform and Personal Protective Equipment are provided
  • Mobile and Tablet provided
  • Vehicle Provided


03 December 2020



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