Vacancy details

Pest Control Officer

Reference W091/22
Location Yorkshire
Salary £23,291 - £26,151
Contact Alana Stanley, Pest Control Team Leader on 07833293732
Notes Up to 37 Hours

We are looking for someone to work within the Technical Services Team to maintain and improve environmental quality within the area.

What you’ll be doing:

In this role you will identify pest issues and choose the most appropriate method of control for the area. You will carry out treatments, proofing areas to prevent pests returning and advise customers on how to prevent and treat pests themselves. You will carry out investigation and repairs. You will be involved in other work streams including Target Hardening and Repair with Care.

What we’re looking for:

  • a level 2 NVQ in RSPH in Pest Control;
  • experience of working in a customer focussed environment;
  • effective time management;
  • effective communication skills; and
  • an understanding of the concept of customer care.

The core hours of the role are 37 hours, 8am – 4pm Monday to Friday. However, you may be required to work flexibly between 8am and 8pm (including some weekend working). A current, valid UK driving license is also an essential requirement of the role.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Alana Stanley, Pest Control Team Leader on 07833293732.

This vacancy is open ended. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient suitable applications have been received. It is advisable to apply early to avoid disappointment as applications will be assessed on a regular basis.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) and statutory bank holidays and Annual Leave Purchase Scheme;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (15.7% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

Our WorkSmart approach gives you the opportunity to flex where and when you work, as long it fits in with your role and needs of our business.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

About us:

Since WDH was established in 2005, we have gone from strength to strength. We are now one of the UK’s largest social housing providers, with over 32,000 homes across the Wakefield district and our wider operating area across the north of England.

Our vision is to create confident communities. This is underpinned by our mission which is to inspire, transform and promote excellence and our values - to be creative, inclusive and work with integrity.

WDH is much more than bricks and mortar. We go the extra mile to deliver excellent customer services. We innovate, create and regenerate. To find out more, visit our about us page.