Job Opportunity – Pest Control Officer

The Rural Municipality of Loon Lake No. 561 is currently looking for an independent contractor to perform the duties of PEST CONTROL OFFICER under The Pest Control Act.

Applicants must:

  1. Hold a valid Structural Applicator Licence (Pesticide Licence) or willing to acquire one.
  2. Possess a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Drivers Licence
  3. Supply their own vehicle.

The PCO will be expected to work as many hours per day as may be required to control or destroy any pests within each municipality. The PCO will be required to fill out and submit Rat Infestation Reports and PCO Inspections Reports. These are required as part of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) Rat Control Program.

Specific Skills:

  1. Advise clients on how to prevent pest infestation.
  2. Prepare and spray chemical mixture on infested areas.
  3. Place and set traps to capture and remove animals.
  4. Install animal control barriers to keep animals off property
  5. Inspect buildings and outside areas to detect signs of infestations.
  6. Neutralize pests through control measures such as pesticide application, baiting and trapping.

Personal Suitability:

  1. Effective interpersonal skills
  2. Flexibility
  3. Team player
  4. Reliability
  5. Organized.

This position will remain posted until filled. Please submit your hourly contract rate, together with your travel rate on a per km. basis, qualifications, certifications and references by mail, fax, email or drop off at the office:

RM of Loon Lake No. 561

100 First Street South

PO Box 40

Loon Lake, SK

S0M 1L0


Phone: 306-837-2076

Fax: 306-837-2282

For additional information, please contact the office at 306-837-2076 or via email

The RM wishes to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.