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 Gardener Hayter on 0207 364 6504.
Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.
Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.
We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.