Rat Control Technical Advisors (RCTA) are contracted by SARM and these roles will support the Rat Control Program by providing ongoing mentoring and technical guidance to new and existing appointed PCOs and licensed pesticide applicators in the field on a case-by-case basis.
The RCTAs play an important role alongside the Plant Health Officers (PHO) to develop and deliver training and educational opportunities for PCOs each year. One Advisor is focused in the southern SARM Divisions (1, 2 and 3) and another in the northern Divisions (4, 5 and 6) and they work together to provide mentorship and technical rat control resources throughout the province. Duties and responsibilities include advising and assisting PCOs, RMs, FNBs and regional pest control committees by providing technical support and consistent and uniform delivery of the rat control program in Saskatchewan.
Assistance Rat Control Technical Advisors may provide to an RM/FNB:
Estimated Total Program Funding: