Pest Control and Dog Enforcement Officer

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £32,076 - £33,945 per annum
  • Location: Stretton Way, Stretton Way Depot, Huyton Ind Estate, Huyton, L36 6JF
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week. Monday to Friday - Consideration will be given for part-time working.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 07/04/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: CVP 0085

The primary function of the Council’s Environmental Health service is to protect the public, the environment and groups such as consumers, businesses and workers.  The Service carries out the main enforcement responsibilities of the Council and delivers a wide range of statutory functions. 

The post holder will be responsible for the combined duties of a Dog Warden and Pest Control Officer, including the treatment of Public Health pests, collection/seizure of stray dogs and taking enforcement action where necessary. The Pest Control and Dog Enforcement Officer will coordinate activities across pest control and dog control.  

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief, or identity, recognising the value that diversity brings to our organisation. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and candidates with disabilities as we acknowledge their underrepresentation in our workforce.

We will consider requests for flexible working.  For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: flexible hours, working from home, compressed hours, part-time.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applicants.

At Knowsley we value our applicants and want them to feel well-informed and welcomed. If you have any questions about this specific job role or what it is like to work at Knowsley, please contact: 

Rachel Gibson via e-mail at or via Telephone: 07810053725

Adam Bucior via e-email at or via Telephone: 07584370961

Closing Date: Sunday, 7 April 2024 at 23:59pm. 

How to apply

Your CV should be tailored to reflect the competencies within the person specification. Please note if a CV does not reflect the person specification it is unlikely to be shortlisted. To upload your CV you will need to click on the link below and create an account with Jobs Go Public if you have not already done so.

You will also be required to input your name and email address and will be invited to complete an equal opportunities questionnaire.


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This vacancy is now closed