6844-Fumigators and Other Pest and Weed Controllers

Job Title: 

Fumigators and Other Pest and Weed Controllers

Job Description: 

Fumigators and other pest and weed controllers use chemicals to remove harmful insects, small animals, wild plants and other unwanted organisms to prevent damage to crops and to buildings and other structures and their surroundings and to prevent health risks.


Cleaning and servicing machinery to ensure operating efficiency

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

1309 - Pharmacology and Toxicology

Specific Occupations: 

684401 - Pest or Weed Controller
Description : Applies pest or weed management techniques to kill and control pests or weeds in domestic, commercial and industrial areas, roadsides, private and public lands.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Chemical Sprayer, Commodities Fumigator, Fumigator, Knapsack Spray Operator, Marine Vessel Fumigator, Seed Fumigator, Tea Fumigator

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa