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Recent MVCAC Job Listings

IT Specialist, Alameda County MAD

Position: IT Specialist
Filing Period: Open until filled
Salary Range: $6,768.22 to $7,490.55 per month
Benefits: Full benefit package (retirement, medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, holidays)
Status: Regular full time
Application: Complete and return a District application available online at www.mosquitoes.org.

Definition
Under general direction and supervision of the District Manager, the IT Specialist is responsible for the coordination, maintenance, and development of the District’s computer and information systems.

Duties and Responsibilities
Includes but is not limited to:
• Manages the computer network and components
• Provides computer and web-based security including backups
• Researches, budgets and purchases software and hardware for District needs
• Maintains equipment inventory
• Database administration; error corrections, data review, data queries, reports.
• Trains employees in the use of computer systems and creates user manuals
• Leads in the development of a Geographic Information System
• Submits reports of District pesticide use to other government agencies as required by law.
• Coordinates with other agencies as needed
• Works with the Environmental Specialist in the development and maintenance of the District’s website and public education programs.
• Assists and supports other staff in field work, facility and equipment maintenance, as needed.

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Vector Ecologist, Santa Cruz County MVC

Under direction, plans, organizes, coordinates and performs: biological and entomological evaluation, surveillance and identification, census and control of vertebrate vectors, invertebrate vectors & vector-borne diseases; serves as a technical and educational advisor to staff and the general public; other duties.

FILING PERIOD: March 16, 2015 through Friday, April 3, 2015

SALARY RANGE: $5,534 – 7,003 / month

BENEFITS: Full benefit package (retirement, medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick leave, holidays, insurance, etc.)

PROBATION: Vector Ecologist position is subject to a one-year probationary period

STATUS: Regular full time

APPLICATION: Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com or mail/bring to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 310, Santa Cruz, CA  95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600.

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Mosquito Control Technician (Seasonal/Temporary), Greater LA County VCD

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Hourly Rate: $13.00
Time-base: Full-time – Seasonal/Temporary
Location: Varies; Santa Fe Springs or Sylmar Branch

JOB SUMMARY
Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Vector Control Specialist, the Mosquito Control Technician (MCT) performs inspections (surveillance) and control operations relative to mosquito vector problems in an assigned area. The MCT exercises safe and proper judgment in the execution of daily vector control assignments. The MCT position does not possess a state certified mosquito control technician, incumbent must be able to perform assignments under the direct supervision of certified District personnel, either a Vector Control Specialist or Operations Supervisor. This classification works relatively independent and is accountable for vehicle safety, the safe use of chemical application equipment, recording work-related data, and presenting a good public image of the District. Other duties as assigned.

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Public Service Employee, San Bernardino County Mosquito and Vector Control

The County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health Division of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) is recruiting for a Public Service Employee (PSE) who will be responsible for conducting vector-borne disease surveillance and maintenance activities, assisting in abatement of nuisance conditions and public education. This position works under direct supervision and in conjunction with Registered Environmental Health Specialists and Certified Vector Control Technicians. People interested in a career in Environmental Health are encouraged to apply.

Job duties include:

  • Trap and identify mosquitos and ticks
  • Maintain sentinel chicken flocks
  • Distribute educational material to the general public
  • Perform surveys to identify mosquito breeding hazards
  • Assist in the abatement of green pools and other mosquito breeding hazards
  • Safely work with public health pesticides and chemicals
  • Data entry
  • May perform other Environmental Health duties as assigned

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Seasonal Laboratory Interns, Placer MVCD

Seasonal Vector Control Laboratory Internship (2):  These positions will be based at District facilities in Roseville; however, work area may change depending on need and be anywhere in Placer County. Experience in biological laboratory and/or field-work highly desirable. College-level experience in biology and/or previous laboratory experience highly preferred. Basic computer skills required. Seasonal Vector Control Laboratory interns will learn to perform lab and field-based work necessary for mosquito and vector surveillance programs. Interns will become proficient in: setting and picking up mosquito traps; identifying, counting, sorting, and processing mosquito samples; picking up, evaluating, and packaging dead birds for arbovirus testing; care and maintenance of District mosquito colonies; taking blood samples from sentinel chicken flocks. Interns will be encouraged to develop an independent project and may be asked to submit a written report at the conclusion of the internship.

Closing date is March 25. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and application form.  For more information, please see http://www.placermosquito.org/about-placer/job-opportunities/