Grade: PO2 – £34,938 – £37,650
Division: Public Realm
Section: Regulatory Services
Team: Environ Health-Pest Control
Contract Type: Permanent
Number of Posts: 1
Hours per week: 35
London Borough of Tower Hamlets requires a Pest Control Supervisor to assist in providing a high quality pest control service. You will have managerial responsibility for up to six pest control officers.
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.
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.
To supervise a team of Pest Control Officers and to deputise for the Team Leader Pest Control when required.
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.
You must have experience in environmental health pest control, ideally experience of issuing Notices under the Environmental Protection Act, 1990 and Prevention of Damage By Pests Act, 1949.
Demonstrable experience of managing, motivating and developing staff.
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.
Post holder shall have a full, clean driving licence. You will have the ability to undertake heavy manual handling work.
We are able to offer a 35 hour week, excellent salaries, and minimum of 6 weeks paid leave a year.
Essential car user allowance is available for this post where the post holder’s car is used for work.
We welcome applications from all ethnic groups and gender.
For an informal discussion about this posts please contact Jane Gardner-Hayter, Pest Control Team Leader on 0207 364 6504 or David Tolley, Head of Service on 020 7364 6724.
This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/External
If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees
All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.
Internal employees should apply via the council’s Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council’s website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers
Closing Date: 16th September 2018