A Career of Purpose and Opportunity Starts Here

Thrasher Instars are new to, or have limited experience in pest control. Our  training program prepares qualified candidates for a good-paying, recession-proof career in pest management. 

Do you already have experience and a California Pest Control Field Representative or Applicator licence? Jump to the Employment Interest form below.


Learn from the best

Thrasher Pest is well-respected in the pest control community. Our company has earned local, state, and national recognition for our expertise and sound business model. Our executive team are leaders in the pest control industry and hold positions with QualityPro-the credentialing authority of the pest control industry, Pest Control Operators of California (PCOC) and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). Our training team is staffed with career pest management professionals who started with zero knowledge in pest control (just like our Instar candidates) and now hold multiple licenses, vast field experience, and leadership positions.

David Aguirre
Pest Control Service Manager
  • Branch 2  Licensed Field Representative #FR49715
  • DFW Trapper License
  • SPCB Authorized Continuing Education Instructor
  • QualityPro Certified Technician
Heather Harkleroad
Training & Safety Coordinator
  • Branch 2 & 3 Licensed Field Representative, #FR46875
  • SPCB Authorized Continuing Education Instructor
  • 30-Hour OSHA Trained
  • QualityPro Certified Technician
  • Army Veteran
Garrett Thrasher
VP & General Manager
  • Operator License #OPR12902
  • Dept. Pesticide Regulation QAL #121386 
  • DFW Trapping License
  • SPCB Authorized Continuing Education Instructor
  • Program Designer and Director for PCOC Termite Academy
  • PCOC Termite Committee Chairperson
  • Past Director, PCOC San Diego District
  • Author, The Bed Bug Battle Plan
Lauren Thrasher
President & CEO
  • Branch 2 Licensed Field Representative #FR54350
  • NPMA P3 Steering Committee
  • NPMA Impact Award Recipient
  • Chief Financial Officer – Peacock Insurance Program of PCOC
  • Past Chair, Professional Women in Pest Management, California Chapter
  • NPMA Executive Leadership Program Alumni
Shawn Books
Customer Service Manager
  • Branch 2 Licensed Field Representative
  • GreenPro Certified Technician
  • QualityPro Public Health Certified Technician
  • PCOC San Diego District
Susan Hare
Program Director

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