Pest controller spraying pesticide inside a wooden cabinet in a kitchen

Pest Controller

Pest Controllers apply pest management techniques to control invertebrate and insect pests inside and outside domestic, commercial and industrial premises.

Overview

Pest Controllers apply pest management techniques to control invertebrate and insect pests inside and outside domestic, commercial and industrial premises.

Day-to-day

  • ascertains nature and extent of pest to be eradicated
  • sprays chemicals or lays appropriate bait, wears protective clothing if applicable
  • may make follow-up visits to ensure eradication has been completed.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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Moderate
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