Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

Mix or apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation, or chemical application on trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. Usually requires specific training and State or Federal certification. Excludes "Commercial Pilots" (53-2012) who dust or spray crops from aircraft.

Illustrative examples: Weed Sprayer, Fruit Sprayer

Broad Occupation: 37-3010 Grounds Maintenance Workers
Minor Group: 37-3000 Grounds Maintenance Workers
Major Group: 37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

List of SOC Major Groups
SOC User Guide



Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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