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Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone 916-440-0826
Fax 916-444-7462

Email mvcac@mvcac.org

Recent MVCAC Job Listings

Limited Term Assistant Vector Ecologist with the San Gabriel Valley MVCD

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Vector Biologist (molecular), Placer Mosquito & Vector Control District

Final filing date: March 4, 2016

Compensation: $28.99 /hr starting

 

Job Description

The Vector Biologist (molecular) is responsible for testing mosquitoes, dead birds, and other materials for West Nile virus and other vector borne pathogens using PCR in a bio-safety level 3 environment.  Other major duties include: mosquito identification, sample processing, and providing technical expertise and information.  The position will include spefield work, including but not limited to setting and retrieving mosquito traps and collecting blood samples from sentinel chickens. More information can be found here or at placermosquito.org.

Fisheries Specialist, Sutter-Yuba MVCD

Final Filing Date: February 29, 2016

Compensation: $56,076 to $75,156 with a 7-step scale

Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Manager and the direct supervision of the General Foreman, the Fisheries Specialist provides direct operational management of the District’s fish farm and closely coordinates the activities of the Biological Control Department as required to fulfill the mission of the District.  This position is both technical and physical in nature with the immediate goals of propagation, collection and distribution of mosquitofish for vector control purposes.

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Biologist, Delta VCD

FILING PERIOD:                Open until filled.

SALARY RANGE:              $57,123 TO $71,403 (5-Step scale), negotiable.

BENEFITS:                           Package includes CalPERS retirement & medical, Delta dental, VSP vision, disability (long & short term), administrative leave, vacation, sick leave, etc.

STATUS:                               Full-time, probationary, FLSA Exempt position.

 

POSITION

Under the general direction of the Manager or his/her designee, the Biologist assists with a variety of routine and standard biological, microbiological, chemical and other laboratory procedures to support the District’s vector surveillance and control program, vector-borne disease surveillance and prevention program, and relative research projects; performs related laboratory and field work as required.

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Chief, Departmental Operations – Environmental Health, County of San Diego

The County of San Diego is currently seeking a proactive, adaptable, and motivated leader to fill a position for Chief, Departmental Operations.  This unclassified management level position will be assigned to the Department of Environmental Health, Community Health Division, which is part of the County’s Land Use & Environment Group. 

If interested, apply directly online at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/sdcounty/default.cfm.  The first review date for resumes will be January 19, 2016.

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