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DAYBREAK FOODS INC Pest Control Tech - Outside Maintenance in Eagle Grove, Iowa



The primary function of this position is to oversee and implement an integrated pest management program

Key Responsibilities

  • Walk pits and cage rows once a week to estimate pest population in all houses.
  • Operate different spraying equipment to apply pesticides to buildings and grounds.
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly pesticide application schedules.
  • Monitor pest populations on the entire complex.
  • Maintain all spraying and other pest control equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Education, GED or equivalency preferred
  • Technical Training (Preferred)
    • Pass Pesticide Applicators and Handler Examination
    • Certified in Category 7A General and Household Pest Management applicator.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Be willing to learn maintenance and operating techniques for different pressurized spraying systems.
  • Be able to read and understand mixing directions on different chemicals
  • A good understanding of how to shut off and stop equipment is required.
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Be willing to be trained in any of the above areas.

Physical Demands

Stand and walk constantly; grip, grasp, push, pull, reach, bend, stoop, lift up to 10 pounds frequently; sit, climb, lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.

Work Environment

Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and airborne particles. Temperature varies in relation to the outside temperature. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Proper personal protective equipment will be required during certain working conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)