Richmondshire District Council

Title: Trainee Pest Control Officer

Salary: Grade 3, £16,755 to £17,007 per annum 

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Working Pattern: Full time

Hours: 37

Job Reference: OSA PCO 13

A unique opportunity has arisen within the Pest Control Service for a Trainee Pest Control Operative on an 18 month fixed term contract.

Whilst working at the Council, the Trainee Pest Control Officer will be required to undertake the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Level 2 Certificate in Pest Management, alongside other courses.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate commitment to attending and completing all courses and qualification requirements successfully.

The individual will need to have a valid driving licence, and be able and willing to work outside and also in domestic and commercial premises, to ensure the Council provides an efficient and cost effect pest control service to our customers.

The individual will need to have an appreciation of and respect for wildlife, agriculture and the environment/outdoors.

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact  Martin Howe, Pest Control Team Leader on 01748 901173 or Gary Hudson Open Spaces and Amenities manager on 01748 901033.


  • Closing date: 10 am Thursday, 27 June 2019
  • Interview date:  Friday , 12 July 2019

An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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