Interested in our Trainee Pest Control Technician role?
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0800 195 3464


Due to expansion, we are looking for a Trainee Pest Control Technician to join Key West.

The successful candidate will be highly customer-focused and accustomed to working autonomously when carrying out their role, which will involve working in a range of settings, from homes to restaurants, offices, warehouses and farms. The work will be primarily Yorkshire-based, however some further travel may be required. Not a role for squeamish individuals, you’ll be required to deal with pests of all kinds, and to handle chemicals and pesticides.

Yes, you read that correctly! This is a fantastic opportunity for anybody who fits the description above! No Pest Control experience required! Whether you currently work in a related field, fancy something new professionally, or have lost your job due to the coronavirus pandemic, this Trainee Pest Control Technician role is an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed.

The successful candidate will receive full training and will be required to complete a Level 2 qualification in Pest Control. Due to vehicle insurance restrictions, the successful candidate will need to be aged 25 or over, and available to provide weekend and evening cover on a rota basis.

From time to time you will be expected to assist our hygiene specialists in deploying commercial hygiene services, where your responsibilities will be to service and replenish washrooms.

Experience & Skills Required:

– Previous experience in field working
– Accustomed in liaising with customers
– Good verbal communication skills
– Experienced in handling of chemicals
– Ability to plan and prioritise workload
– Physically fit & good eyesight
– Ability to cope with unpleasant sights/smells


– GCSE English & Maths Grade C & above
– Full UK Driving Licence
– Awareness of Health & Safety
– Awareness of Environment
– Basic Maths for calculating pesticides


  • Investigating and identifying pests and how they are gaining access

  • Choosing the most suitable way of controlling the pest

  • Spraying chemicals to get rid of insects (‘fumigation’)

  • Proofing an area to stop pests returning

  • Advising people how to prevent further infestation

  • Completing reports and keeping records

  • Following strict procedures for handling and storing pesticides

  • Ensuring that washrooms are cleaned and sanitised to the highest standards

  • Providing a hygiene waste disposal service

  • Maintaining Health and Safety standards

  • Ensuring equipment is cleaned, maintained and stored correctly


– Starting salary of £17,000-£20,000 dependent on experience
– Overtime, commission & bonus’s can provide earnings of £30,000
– Location: Yorkshire Area
– Company van & mobile telephone
– Ongoing training & development

Has this role got your name on it? To apply, please provide us with an up to date CV, detailing how your experience matches the requirement of the role.


We look forward to meeting you soon and inviting the successful candidate into the Key West family.

Key West pest control will assess your suitability for the role based on the information contained in your CV and application. This includes skills, experience, education and location.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide specific feedback to applicants who are not successful. If you are not shortlisted for this role, your CV and personal data will be deleted from our system after 90 days.


We love hearing from happy customers who we’ve helped with their pest problem. Here are just a few of the lovely responses we received.

“The Key West team have the ability and knowledge to talk to people on different levels which include our tenants residents and staff. As we are a not for profit organisation, Sean is fully understanding of how important quality and value for money is and he continues to take this into account with his service. I have no hesitation in recommending Key West to any other organisation.”


Property Manager, TK Maxx UK

They are very efficient in doing the jobs we have given them. I would recommend Key West as they have been very good with us. They work to a given timescale, carrying out checks on time. Properties have not had issues with pests after treatments, and tenants and landlords are happy.”


Property Manager, CBRE Limited


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0800 195 3464

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Station Road, Morley, Leeds LS27 8JW




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