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Recent MVCAC Job Listings

County of El Dorado Vector Control Technician I/II

Job Title: Vector Control Technician I/II

County/City Location: El Dorado County

Salary: $18.59 – $ 20.66 Hourly


The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill two (2) extra-help seasonal vacancies for the Community Development Agency – Environmental Management Division, located in South Lake Tahoe.  It will also establish a list, for up to three (3) months, which may be used to fill future full-time, part-time and extra-help vacancies at the I and II levels in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe.

Under general supervision, implements plans to control and eliminate harmful insect infestations throughout the County; assists in the identification of vector-borne diseases and the implementation of practices for their control; assists in the maintenance and repair of vehicles, equipment and facilities.
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Sr Vector Control Technician, County of El Dorado

Job Title:
Sr Vector Control Technician

County/City Location:
El Dorado County

46,217 – 56,202 annually


The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill one (1) extra-help seasonal vacancy for the Community Development Agency – Environmental Management Division, located in Placerville.

Under general supervision, provides lead direction to a crew of Vector Control Technicians; performs both specialized and routine vector control work; oversees technicians and performs field inspections and control operations; assists in maintenance and repair of vehicles, equipment and facilities.

This class is the working lead level in the Vector Control Technician series, providing direction to a group of Vector Control Technicians in addition to performing the full range of technical and complex vector control work and maintenance duties.


High School diploma or equivalent GED certificate AND two years of experience in vector control at a level equivalent to the County’s class of Vector Control Technician II.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a four-wheel drive vehicle. Must be available for on-call and overtime duty during the winter months for snow removal operations. Must possess state certifications in Mosquito Control, Terrestrial Invertebrate Vector Control and Vertebrate Vector Control.

How to Apply:

Official County of El Dorado on-line application required

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EEO/ADA Employer and a Drug Free Workplace


Filing Deadline: Sunday, May 1, 2016

Director of Administrative Services, Orange County MVCD

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this position.

  1. Oversees the preparation and implementation of the District’s annual budget. Gathers and analyzes data, compiles data, prepares written justification and explanations, and prepares draft of budget for management staff analysis. Prepares proposed and final budgets based upon direction from the District Manager.
  2. Administers employment practices, including the coordination of recruitment, interviewing, testing, selection, screening activities, and new hire orientation.
  3. Performs complex financial reconciliation and other intricate accounting tasks as necessary.
  4. Writes reports containing descriptive, analytical and evaluative content, including the preparation of conclusions and forecasts based on data summaries and other findings.
  5. Drafts personnel policies for review by Legal Counsel and District Manager.
  6. Identifies Board of Trustee action items, gathers and analyzes data, and in consultation with District Manager develops and recommends action for each item. Prepares monthly Board and Committee agendas, attends meetings, prepares and delivers presentations and answers questions.
  7. Consults with staff, consultants, governmental agencies, and associates to obtain or impart factual information.
  8. Updates and writes District’s procedures, develops forms, composes correspondence, and attend meetings to represent the District.
  9. Reviews accident reports, investigates cause of accident, and recommends method of reducing risk.
  10. Supervises, assigns, coordinates, and reviews work of Accounting Supervisor, Human Resources Analyst, Accounting Specialist,  and Administrative Assistant.



Knowledge of:

  • Modern principles and practices of public administration.
  • Principles and applications of public sector retirement plans.
  • Principles, theories, techniques, and methods of financial analysis and budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Principles of management, organization, and business analysis.
  • Methods of researching, analyzing, preparing management reports, human resources, payroll and risk management.
  • Principles of accounting and personnel administration.
  • Principles and practices of supervision, including hiring, training, and evaluation of subordinates.

Ability to:

  • Gather, organize, and analyze information and arrive at sound conclusions.
  • Supervise, evaluate, select, and recommend discipline of subordinates.
  • Write concise comprehensive reports and display information and data in its most meaningful and understandable form.
  • Work independently using good judgment, creativity, and resourcefulness in planning and developing assigned projects.
  • Speak clearly and effectively before individuals and groups.
  • Read, understand, interpret and apply laws, policies, rules, contracts, guidelines, and professional practices.
  • Plan, organize, and monitor financial, human resources, data processing, reporting, and record keeping functions.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Apply effective time and project management techniques to prioritize multiple projects.
  • Use business software to prepare spreadsheets, presentations, and business correspondence and reports.

Education: Completion of a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, Business Finance, or closely related field. 



Seasonal Vector Control Technician I, Northwest MVCD

Seasonal vector control technician I

Hours: Full-time

Pay rate: $13.73/hour

Application Deadline: Open until filled


Job Summary: Seasonal vector control technicians work under direct supervision of licensed vector control technicians to apply pesticides in designated locations, such as catch basins, gutters, dairies, agricultural areas, cesspools, storm drains, ditches and residential premises. Additional duties include:

  • Keep assigned equipment in working order, reporting deficiencies and problems to supervisors.
  • Keep records as indicated of work performed
  • Assist in maintenance of building
  • Assist in receiving and maintaining inventories
  • Attends training sessions and completes learning assignments in vector control.

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

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Hourly Rate: $14.50

Time-base: Full-time; Non-exempt (not to exceed 1,000 hours)

Location: Varies; Santa Fe Springs or Sylmar Branch


The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) is a non-enterprise, independent, special district, enabled and empowered to act as a public health agency as a result of legislation incorporated in the California State Health and Safety Code. GLACVCD is one of five mosquito and vector control districts in Los Angeles County. The District serves approximately 6 million residents in a 1,330 square mile area, making GLACVCD the largest vector control district in Los Angeles County.


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 certification, an 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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