Rentokil Pest Control - Graduate Scheme

  1. Operations / Technical Services
  2. Full-time


Epping, England, United Kingdom

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Rentokil Pest Control Graduate Scheme 

Welcome to the Rentokil Graduate Scheme, where your journey to success begins! Join us and fast-track your way into management, with a flexible program tailored to your individual learning pace and career interests.

This opportunity comes with a competitive basic salary of £25,705 per annum, along with enticing benefits such as a company vehicle, fuel card, mobile phone, uniform, and exclusive RI Rewards.


Rentokil Graduate Development Program

Embark on your professional journey with us through the Rentokil Graduate Program – a proven fast-track to management. This program is designed for ambitious individuals, offering a flexible and personalised approach to career development. We understand that everyone is unique, with different learning styles and interests, so our program is driven by YOU to choose the career path that aligns with your aspirations.

Successful individuals who have thrived in this program hold degrees in Science and Business Management, specialising in fields such as Life Sciences, Biology, Zoology, Animal Science, Business Management, Retail Management, Events Management, and Hospitality Management.

Why Choose Rentokil?

We are dedicated to being a top-tier Employer of Choice, consistently attracting and retaining the finest graduates across the UK. Recognized as No.1 in Britain’s Most Admired Companies by Management Today, we excel in Diversity and Inclusion, ranking first in the Britain’s Best Workplace Awards by Indeed.co.uk. Moreover, we've secured the 9th position in gender diversity among FTSE100 companies in the Equity Index 2022/23, with a mere 3% gender pay gap in favour of women in 2022.


The Role

Like all Graduates that joins our business, you’ll learn your trade as a Pest Control Technician, where your initial 6-12 months will be dedicated to covering a specific geographical area. You'll provide invaluable support to customers by resolving their pest control issues while receiving comprehensive industry-recognised training. 

During the next 12-36 months, you will have an exciting opportunity to choose your own career path down one of the following roles:

  • Sales Surveyor
  • Service Team Leader
  • Key Account Manager
  • Field Biologist

Rentokil offers you the platform to follow your own career path while having the ability to constantly learn on the job and develop your career.

Degree Requirements

Have a minimum of a 2:2 in one of the following subject matters

  • BSC in any Science related field:
  • Zoology
  • Life Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Biology
  • Geograpy

Or BA Hons in any of the Below;

  • Business Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Events Management
  • Hotel Management
  • International Hospitality Management
  • Business economics and finance
  • Retail Management
  • Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Food Industry Management
  • Retail Business Management
  • Hospitality Management

Additionally, you must possess a full UK driving license, a strong work ethic, and the flexibility to adapt to varying work patterns.


Where Can the Graduate Scheme Lead? 

Our graduate scheme opens a career path that can lead into a Sales, an Operational or a more Technical pathway. In addition, we offer world-class training to our graduates at our purpose-built home for science, innovation and training - The Power Centre. 

We currently have graduates in post who have progressed into very senior positions within our companies, including one who is a Board Director. Other graduate career journeys have also taken them overseas to our operations in countries and regions such as Australia, the Middle East and North America.


  • Additional opportunities to earn more with regular bonus and commission schemes
  • Access to a company vehicle and fuel card.
  • Benefit from life insurance and enrolment into our company pension scheme 
  • Explore exciting discounts and cashback offers from over 3,000 retailers with RI Rewards
  • Uncapped overtime - opportunities are regularly available to meet the needs of our customers in a growing market
  • Uncapped leads commission - although this isn’t a sales job, we appreciate your contributions and reward you for passing on sales leads
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - which is FREE to access and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to you as well as your family and friends. 

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