Pest Control Technician - Scotland - £20,000 - £28,000

Location Scotland
Discipline: Service Engineering
Job type: SEED - Permanent
Salary: ££20000 - £28000 per annum
Contact name: Carl Farrell

Contact email: carl@chartwellrecruitment.com
Job ref: CF - 64520_1711116342
Published: about 1 month ago
Pest Control Technician - Scotland - £20,000 - £28,000

Client

My client are an industry leader within the Pest Control industry, Covering a number of contracts throughout the Scotland

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Scotland area for an experienced Pest Control Technician

Job Description:

As a Pest Control Technician, you will be responsible for inspecting properties, identifying pest infestations, and implementing effective pest control measures to eliminate pests and prevent future occurrences. Your role involves working with a variety of pests, including insects, rodents, birds, and other nuisance wildlife, to ensure the safety and comfort of clients. Below is a detailed job description outlining the key duties and qualifications for this role:

Key Responsibilities:

Inspection: Conduct thorough inspections of residential, commercial, and industrial properties to assess pest infestations and determine the extent of the problem. Identify pest species, entry points, harborage areas, and conducive conditions that contribute to infestations.

Treatment: Implement pest control measures to eradicate pests safely and effectively. Utilize a variety of methods, including chemical treatments, baiting, trapping, exclusion, and biological controls, depending on the type of pest and the severity of the infestation.

Service Calls: Respond to service requests from clients to address pest problems in a timely manner. Travel to customer locations, assess the situation, and develop customized treatment plans to meet the specific needs and preferences of each client.

Application of Pesticides: Apply pesticides and insecticides according to product labels, safety guidelines, and regulatory requirements. Ensure proper mixing, dilution, and application techniques to achieve maximum efficacy while minimizing risks to human health and the environment.

Documentation: Maintain accurate records of service activities, including inspection findings, treatment methods used, pesticide applications applied, and follow-up procedures. Complete service reports, work orders, and documentation for billing purposes and compliance with regulations.

Customer Education: Educate clients on pest biology, behavior, and control strategies to help them understand the nature of their pest problem and prevent future infestations. Provide recommendations on sanitation practices, structural repairs, and habitat modifications to discourage pests.

Equipment Maintenance: Maintain and calibrate pest control equipment, including sprayers, applicators, traps, and monitoring devices. Clean and sanitize equipment after each use to prevent cross-contamination and ensure proper functionality.

Safety Compliance: Adhere to health and safety regulations, pesticide application standards, and industry best practices for pest control operations. Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safety protocols to protect yourself, clients, and the environment.

Continuous Learning: Stay informed about the latest developments in pest control technology, treatment methods, and pest biology. Participate in training programs, workshops, and continuing education courses to enhance technical knowledge and skills.

You must have a history within the Pest Control Technician industry to apply for this position

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