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Recent MVCAC Job Listings

Extra Help Vector Control Technicians, San Gabriel Valley MVCD

The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District has four openings for Extra-help vector control technicians.

SALARY: $12.00 to 15.00 per hour, not to exceed 1000 hours

BENEFITS: None.

THE POSITION: Extra-help vector control technicians are interested in gaining experience in vector control. They are directed by the field supervisor and supervised in the field by vector control technicians II & III. Extra-help vector control technicians apply pesticides with low toxicity in areas such as gutters, street drains, catch basins, and spreading grounds. They may also perform house-to-house surveys to locate sources of vectors. Extra-help vector control technicians implement assignments that are planned and organized by their supervisors. These assignments may include working individually or cooperatively to remove sources of vectors, identifying and counting arthropods, and performing general unskilled labor such as brush clearing and “housekeeping” activities. Duties include, but are not limited to, inspecting and applying pesticides to areas where vectors are breeding; collecting specimens; using a backtank sprayer to apply pesticides; operating spray units and automotive equipment; using hand tools to remove vegetation from sources of vectors; recording work performed; assisting in maintaining and repairing buildings and grounds; and performing related work as required.

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Public Outreach Coordinator, Coachella Valley MVCD

POSITION:    PUBLIC OUTREACH COORDINATOR

SALARY:       $5,326 – $6,798

BENEFITS:    Full benefit package (retirement, medical, dental, vision, sick leave, 12 ½ paid holidays annually)

STATUS:        Regular full time                                              CLOSING DATE:    Open Until Filled

Definition of the Position: Under direction, this professional bargaining unit position is responsible for public outreach, awareness, and education in both, English and Spanish, to promote knowledge of the District’s vector control programs to a variety of community stakeholders. Excellent communication skills and sound judgment are required.

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Sales Representative – Vector, Target Specialty Products

California (Western Region)

Target Specialty Products is proud to be a leading wholesale distributor of specialty agricultural chemicals, application equipment, products, supplies, services and education. Target serves the entire United States from 18 conveniently located branch locations and provides products and services to the following industries, in both the private and public sector: structural pest control, vector control, landscape construction and maintenance, golf course maintenance and turfgrass maintenance, production nursery, industrial vegetation management, aquatic, and forestry.

Target’s main offices are located in Santa Fe Springs, California in the west and Reading, Pennsylvania in the east.  This position will be based out of California.

We are currently seeking energetic, self-motivated individuals to cover the vector and structural pest control markets. Candidate must have 4-year degree or 5 years of experience in Vector control. Must possess good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. Target offers:

  • Generous Base Pay + Commissions
  • Health Insurance + 401k
  • Paid Vacations/Sick time
  • Vehicle with Gas
  • Smart Phone
  • Laptop & tablet

Desired Skills and Experience

We prefer candidates with these qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in vector control with a stable work history or a 4-year College Degree in biological sciences
  • Outgoing, Energetic and Persistent
  • Relationship/Consultative Selling
  • Trustworthy and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Professional Appearance & Demeanor: Business Casual Attire
  • Comfortable speaking with and presenting to individuals and small groups
  • Proficient Computer Skills: Internet, email, contact management software and smart phone operation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

To apply, call or email resume to both of the following individuals, and indicate that you are applying for the Target Specialty Products Vector Sales Position.

Brittney Wayne: brittney.wayne@rentokil.com, (253) 651-9861

Bobby Maston: bobby.maston@target-specialty.com, (800) 352-3870

Vector Control Technician/Seasonal Technician, West Valley MVCD

JOB POSTING DATE:   May 2, 2016

JOB SUMMARY:          Under supervision carries out routine assignments and related operation in a vector control agency, and performs related work as required.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic and biology of vectors;
  • Minimum education equivalent to or graduation from high school; college courses in biology or related field preferred but not required;
  • Ability to speak and write effectively in English;
  • Ability to frequently operate a motor vehicle;
  • Ability to periodically assist in the lifting of objects weighing in excess of 60 pounds;
  • Ability to periodically perform repetitive motion activities associated with computer and electronic device usage

Please contact Edith Mason for more complete job descriptions and qualifications.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

PROCESS:  Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:       Open until filled

CONTACT PERSON:     Edith Mason, District Clerk, 909-635-0307

Limited Term Vector Control Technician – West Valley MVCD

West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District is accepting applications for a full-time, limited-term Vector Control Technician.  This position will be for a one year period.  Limited term Vector Control Technicians will earn vacation and sick pay, are eligible for paid holidays, retirement benefits and health insurance benefits.

JOB POSTING DATE:   May 2, 2016

JOB SUMMARY:          Under supervision carries out routine assignments and related operation in a vector control agency, and performs related work as required.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic and biology of vectors;
  • Minimum education equivalent to or graduation from high school; college courses in biology or related field preferred but not required;
  • Ability to speak and write effectively in English;
  • Ability to frequently operate a motor vehicle;
  • Ability to periodically assist in the lifting of objects weighing in excess of 60 pounds;
  • Ability to periodically perform repetitive motion activities associated with computer and electronic device usage

Please contact Edith Mason for more complete job descriptions and qualifications.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience.

PROCESS:  Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:       Open until filled

CONTACT PERSON:     Edith Mason, District Clerk, 909-635-0307