Snapshot

Pest Controllers apply pest management techniques to control invertebrate and insect pests inside and outside domestice, commercial and industrial premises.
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Pest Controllers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
5,200
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1086
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

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  • 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.

Job Titles

  • Pest Controller

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Urban Pest Management

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