Noxious Weeds and Pest Inspector

Noxious Weeds and Pest Inspectors inspect and monitor plants, land and water for noxious plants and animal species, and organise for their control or eradication.

Overview

Noxious Weeds and Pest Inspectors inspect and monitor plants, land and water for noxious plants and animal species, and organise for their control or eradication.

Day-to-day

  • identifies pest and weed problems and determines treatment and management.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Noxious Weeds and Pest Inspector

  • You can work as a Noxious Weeds and Pest Inspector without formal qualifications, however, a formal qualification in science (agricultural, environmental or natural and physical), land management, horticulture or another related field is often required. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

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