Pest Control Officer

Do you love working in the Outdoors?

EcoFX is looking for Pest Control Field Officers to work in the Taumarunui Area.

EcoFX is a leading company in the Pest Control industry in New Zealand, specialising in animal pest control for Conservation, Environmental, Ecological and Tb purposes for over 20 years.

EcoFX is located in Otorohanga and operates throughout the greater Waikato Region, Central North Island and Taumarunui area. Applicants need to be willing to work in other areas of New Zealand that EcoFX works on occasion if required.

This is a unique position that on a daily basis sees you working in a wide range of landscapes, terrain and habitat types over varied locations within EcoFX’s contract areas.

The applicant should have the following attributes:

  • Love to work in the Outdoors
  • Be passionate about protecting and making a difference to New Zealand’s environment
  • Be honest, with a strong work ethic and able to do a decent days work
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be self motivated
  • A strong commitment to Health and Safety
  • Be able to work in a small team environment with a positive attitude
  • Have a good understanding of the rural and farming community
  • Have a high level of physical fitness and good practical skills
  • The ability to stay away from home when required
  • Be familiar in use of electronic devices such as a GPS and smart phones
  • Hold a current drivers licence
  • Have no recent criminal convictions that may prevent you from obtaining a Controlled Substance Licence (Toxins)
  • Have New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work permit.

Additional Desirable Attributes

  • Have previous experience in pest control or biosecurity work
  • Training Qualifications for Quad Bikes, LUV, Motorcycles
  • Hold a current First Aid certificate
  • Hold a current Controlled Substances Licence for toxins
  • 4WD driving experience
  • Hold a current firearms licence.
  • Have a science, ecology or environmental tertiary qualification

While it would be preferable that the applicant has had prior experience in the Pest Control industry this is not essential. EcoFX is a progressive company that will provide you with all the training, supervision, tools, and equipment to assist you with your career with EcoFX. 

As part of the application process successful applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Normal hours of work are 6:30 am – 4:00pm, Monday to Friday with the need to work the occasional weekend if required.