Hygiene & Pest Controller

British Gurkhas Nepal

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Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Rs 53077 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category Health Care | Public Health
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : May 06, 2022

Job Description

Internal/External Job Advert

Grade: SZ2

Designation: Hygiene & Pest Controller

Location: QM (Kathmandu)

Req No: 1

British Gurkhas Nepal

Application Closing Date: 22 May 22

(Issue date: 05 May 22; Ref No 15)


Hygiene & Pest Controller will work under the BGK (British Gurkhas Kathmandu) QM (Quarter Master)’s dept and will be responsible for Pest Control of the entire BGK camp and Military Quarters and Hirings.   He/she should possess the right training, skills and experience in the field of Hygiene, Pest Control and Health and Safety to provide services up to a British Standard independently and in accordance with Ministry of Defence/BGN policy and protocol.

BGN Equal Opportunity Protocol:

HQ BGN believes in and promotes equality and diversity and therefore will not discriminate on grounds of gender, orientation, ethnicity, caste, belief, age, disability or communal background. Attempts to manipulate the recruitment process may lead to disqualification of the application.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Inspect buildings and the surrounding environment for signs of pest infestation or pests.
  • Identify potential pests and devise an action plan.
  • Determine the types of treatment needed to eliminate the pests.
  • Producing and implementing the weekly programme for insecticide spraying/swing fog of BGN areas and married quarters/hiring during summer season (April- September).
  • Carry out a pest management plan.
  • Monitor storage and disposal of waste through BGN/BGK.
  • Upkeep of the store as regards cleaning materials/pesticides.
  • Maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Maintain COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) records along with safety data sheets and act as BGN SHEP (Safety Health Environment Practitioner) 2IC.

Success Profile:

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in understanding their duties and be familiar with all relevant Health and Safety issues. They will also knowledge of different pesticides/ chemicals. Should have very good communication skills in both English and Nepali. Candidates must ensure their experience and qualifications address these requirements.   Must hold a Nepali Pest Control Certificate/License and be IT literate.

The following behaviours[1] will be assessed at interview: Working Together, Delivering at Pace, Managing a Quality Service, Making Effective Decision. (Please visit the footnote for better understanding).  Shortlisted candidates will be assessed on English Language and IT Skills.

Required Qualification & Experience


  • Internal candidates: SZ1 for promotion SZ2/E2 for level transfer.
  • External candidates: Nepali Citizen between 18 to 58 years.

Benefits & Working Environment:

  • Salary 53,077.00 NPR per month, weekly working hours – 40hrs (Full Time, Permanent).
  • Gratuity after completing 3 years’ service
  • Dashain Bonus & Retirement Funds (EPF & CIT).
  • Annual leave 25 days and public holidays 10 days.
  • 100% reimbursement of Medical expenses for Job Holder and limited reimbursement for immediate dependants.
  • Child allowance up to 18 years.

How to Apply

Application form is available here. It must be fully completed and returned to the Human Resources Office (HRO) via email (kabita.shrestha101@mod.gov.uk) ONLY by 22 May 2022.

Note: Please note that INCOMPLETE Application Form will be REJECTED Straight away.   You can elaborate or add extra page/space in MS Word Format to complete your application.   Please DON’T send your CV/Biodata or other Certificates with your application form.

Interviews for candidates successful at sift will take place first week of June 2022.

[1] Definitions of the listed Behaviours may be found at: