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Pest Control Officer - London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Location: London

Salary: £32,289 to £34,062

Job Overview

We are able to offer a 35 hour week, excellent salary, and a minimum of 6 weeks paid leave a year.


Role Purpose:

London Borough of Tower Hamlets requires a Pest Control Officer to assist in providing a high quality pest control service.

Within the Environment Health & Trading Standards Service there is a determination to continue to develop and implement technical and practical systems to proactively target pest species threatening the health of residents, visitors and people working within the borough. The appointed officer will be expected to fully participate and contribute to these processes.

Key Responsibilities:

To provide, develop and maintain a responsive and effective Pest Control Service to meet the changing needs of Tower Hamlets’ multi-cultural community, which reflect the Council’s Core Values.


The person appointed will be enthusiastic, dedicated and highly motivated.

You will also hold an RSPH Level 2 certificate in pest control or equivalent and have broad experience in Pest Control work, including investigations within residential properties.

You must have up to date knowledge of Pest Control legislation, work practices and recent developments.

The ability to use information technology systems and equipment, to respond effectively in pressurised and difficult situations and to deal courteously and sympathetically with all service users and colleagues, is also essential.

Postholder shall have a full, clean driving licence as they will be required to drive a Council van. Please note that a street parking permit is provided and Pest Control Officers collect and return the vehicle to the Council depot for use during working hours (Monday to Friday). You will need to have the ability to undertake heavy manual handling work.

The postholder would be expected to attend the Limehouse Depot every day.

For further information please contact David Tolley, Head of Environmental Health and Trading Standards on 0207 364 6724 or Jane Gardner-Hayter, Pest Control Team Leader, on 020 7364 6504.


17 July 2022



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