Pest Control Technician Experienced or Trainee, Hampshire
Full-time, permanent position
£40,000 – £60,000 per year
Please read ALL the details below before applying for this position. You will need to supply your own van from Day 1 as a trainee or fully qualified pest control technician. The high earnings provide compensation for this (£40,000 – £60,000 a year). Training usually takes 3 to 4 weeks.
FROM DAY 1 EACH PEST UK TECHNICIAN (OR TRAINEE) MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN BERLINGO-SIZED VAN AND LADDER
This job involves travel to attend jobs throughout Hampshire.
PEST UK pay trainees £100/day while they are doing on-the-job training which involves shadowing one of our technicians and attending BPCA training courses. PEST UK pay for the BPCA training courses for our trainees. We also arrange for you to be DBS checked.
On-the-job training usually takes 3 to 4 weeks and includes undertaking some jobs alone, for which the trainee gets paid 50% of the fee for the job. Once your training is complete we help you set up a limited company (see below).
Trainees can start working on their own and earning 50% of the fee for the job before they pass the BPCA qualification.
Treatments involve rodent, insect and some mammal pests and proofing. The bulk of the work is domestic treatments and contract work. Our technicians must follow the BPCA Codes of Best Practice to deliver a professional, effective service. This includes wearing protective clothing and strictly adhering to all other safety measures etc. Technicians are allocated contracts which are serviced at set intervals. These contracts supply regular work and income throughout the year.
As a member of the BPCA, we ensure that we meet their strict membership criteria. Our team of professionally trained and qualified technicians follow the BPCA Codes of Best Practice to deliver a professional, effective service.
HOW WE WORK
PEST UK have been providing fast, reliable pest control services in domestic and commercial situations for 36-years. We are a member of the BPCA and have been assessed to ensure we meet their strict membership criteria. Our business model is unique and our technicians are extremely well paid and self-motivated.
PEST UK provide marketing support and excellent lead generation to supply technicians with appointments for ‘one-off’ jobs and/or pest control contracts. The technicians take 50% of the fee. If a technician brings in their ‘own’ work then they take 75% of the fee. The rate is standard for each job completed. Each technician has the opportunity to take as many appointments as they wish.
Each technician runs their own ‘limited company’ and is a contractor to PEST UK. This means the technician pays less tax by claiming for protective clothing, telephone bills, gas, electric bills etc, they are better paid and generally have more flexibility and spare time when it is needed. The model is similar to a franchise but better paid, with job security and a regular income without upfront costs.
PEST UK’s success as a company is aligned with the success of our technicians and continued customer satisfaction. Our business model presents technicians with the opportunity to earn a significant return and share in its success. We also have a bonus scheme. One of our technicians grossed over £102,000 for the period April 2020 to March 2021.
PEST UK was established in 1985 and we now have a team of over 20 Pest Control Technicians. Some of our technicians have been with us for over 25 years. No one has ever been made redundant due to lack of work, recession, company reorganisation or takeover. During economic downturns, income may drop but we have not had to reduce the number of technicians.
PEST UK COVERAGE AREA
PEST UK operate in the South of England, including London, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Middlesex and Surrey. This job involves travel to attend jobs throughout Hampshire.
PEST UK provide each technician with
- decals for their van incorporating the company logo, contact details and accreditations;
- all equipment, tools and chemicals;
- marketing support and excellent lead generation to supply technicians with appointments for ‘one-off’ jobs and/or pest control contracts. The technicians take 50% of the fee. If a technician brings in their ‘own’ work then they take 75% of the fee. The rate is standard for each job completed.
|Monday to Friday||08:00 to 18:30||winter|
|08:00 to 19:00||summer|
|Weekends & Bank Holidays|
Our business model allows for flexibility in the hours worked; technicians can choose to work as many hours as they wish and take opportunity for time off. However we rely on technicians to be available during busy periods, especially through the summer. In return we expect loyalty and honesty.
If you have any questions or would like further information, please call 0118 950 5775
You may talk to our current technicians to get their opinions.
If you would like to apply for this vacancy please email firstname.lastname@example.org