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Pest Controller

Aliases: Pest Control Technician

Industry/Sector(s): Tourism and Hospitality


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Pest Controller is expected to perform include: 
  • Getting rid of pests and infestations at customer’s premises
  • Applying chemical solutions and using manual or mechanical methods as per company's policy
  • Removing insects, pests, rodents and roaches from buildings
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a field job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is necessary
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is not available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 1
  • Preferable, 8th standard passed
  • Certified training for Pest Controller (programme aligned to THC/Q5704 job released by Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council)
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Skilled in inspecting the property to ascertain the possible sites of pest invasion and infestation source
  • Knowledge of different pests, like rats, insect, roaches, etc.
  • Knowledge of variety of chemicals, equipment and accessories required for pest control
  • Skilled in selecting the chemicals for area
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in harh conditions
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 1

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
  • http://pmkvyofficial.org
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.indianjobtalks.com/forum/showthread.php?t=36497

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3
Business Head
                 ↑
Supervisor, Pest Control
                 ↑
Pest Controller
 
The progression is indicative
Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4

For new entrants - Rs 10,500 to Rs 16,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 1

Some organizations hire new entrants too

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Hotels/restaurants 
  • Housekeeping service providing organizations
  • Pest controller organizations
KEYWORDS 1
  • Pest Controller
  • Pest Control Technician
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 9129.0101 Cleaner - Pest Controller
ISCO 2008 9129 Other cleaning workers
NIC 2008 81210 General cleaning of buildings
QP Reference THC/Q5704 Pest Controller
NSQF Level 4 Not available

 

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