Summary Animal Control Trapper in Nunavut
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "animal control trapper" was moved from the group Pest controllers and fumigators (NOC 7444) to the group Pest controllers and fumigators (NOC 73202).
Find key facts and figures about working as an animal control trapper. The following information is applicable to all Pest controllers and fumigators (NOC 73202).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Pest 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.
Post-secondary or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training.
Median wage in Nunavut
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- Inspect buildings and outside areas to detect signs of infestation
- Provide estimate of costs
- Determine type of treatment required
- Prepare and spray chemical mixture on infested areas
- Fumigate households
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