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Storage and Hygiene Officer

Implement the scheduling and treatment or fumigation of grain and other products.

Alternative Titles

Grain Protection, Officer Receivals Support, Quality Control Co-ordinator

Tasks

  • Inspect properties, identify problems, determine treatments and provide estimates of costs for replacement
  • Mix chemicals to specified concentrations and confirm usage on treatment of raw materials.
  • Operate generators, compressors, manual and electric pumps to inject or spray liquid and gaseous pesticides and herbicides
  • Fumigate storage spaces, houses or office furnishing and clothing
  • Dust infested areas with appropriate powder or lay baits
  • Apply pesticides or herbicides in the pre-treatment of building sites
  • Carry out simple maintenance practices to prevent pests entering buildings, such as bird-proofing roofs and filling cracks and crevices
  • Maintain equipment in safe, efficient working order.
  • Maintain work records of each property inspected, the pest or weed problem, chemicals used and amount of time spent at each location.