Job Vacancies

Title:                     Full-time Pest Control Technician
Salary:                  £19,000 per annum
Hours per week    40 hours

Hinton Pest Control Ltd is expanding operations and is looking to recruit 2 new Pest Control Technicians.

 The successful applicant will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Pest Control Technician.
  • A valid full driving licence
  • A minimum qualification of BPCA/RSPH Level 2 in Pest Control or Pest Management

The candidate needs to have:

  • Individual motivation
  • Be able to work unsupervised
  • Good communication skills

It would be advantageous to the candidate if they:

  • Are experienced in bird proofing and wildlife management
  • Hold a valid open ticket firearms licences (shotgun/rifle)
  • Possess licensed firearms (shotgun/rifle)
  • Are qualified in the Use of Aluminum Phosphide

To apply, please send your CV via email to

Closing Date:  Friday 5th May 2017


Chickens & Rat Control


Image showing chickens feeding indoors

Chickens feeding indoors

Keeping chickens at home is becoming more popular; in fact, we have a small flock of chickens. The eggs are fresh and our children enjoy looking after them. However, owning a pest control company, we are aware that poultry husbandry can actively encourage rats that are opportunistic feeders, into the area. Rats will steal food, eggs & chicks, if they can get to them.

Further information can be found in Hinton Pest Control’s Chickens and Rat Control Leaflet 2015 

Recent studies in Canada indicate that rats can absorb disease agents from their local environment such as E. coli  The full article can be read here.