7444 Pest controllers and fumigators
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Lead statementPest controllers and fumigators inspect buildings and outside areas for pest infestation and spray chemical treatments to kill noxious and destructive insects, rodents and other pests or set cage traps to capture and remove animals. They are employed by pest control companies, or they may be self-employed.
- pest exterminator
- pest control operator
- pest controller
- pest fumigator
- pest control technician
- pest control service representative
- animal control trapper
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of courses in pest control or extermination or several months of on-the-job training are usually required.
- Provincial pesticide applicator licence is required in all provinces.
- Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.
- Supervisors of pest controllers and fumigators
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