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Recent MVCAC Job Listings

General Manager, Contra Costa MVCD

The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District (CCMVCD) is conducting a national recruitment for an experienced administrator who can lead the District, which serves approximately 1 million residents across a roughly 736-square mile area in Contra Costa County. The position of General Manager is an “at-will” position appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees. With an annual budget of $6.98 million and 33 full-time employees, the General Manager leads the District in its mission to reduce the risk of diseases spread by insects and animals by controlling them in a responsible, environmentally-conscious manner. The ideal candidate will have a broad background in all aspects of organizational leadership along with excellent communication and presentation skills. Requires a Bachelor’s degree along with 5 years of significant, high-level management experience in a public agency or private sector firm; a Master’s degree and/or PhD is a plus. Experience with scientific applications in entomology, biology, or a related technical field is desirable. CCMVCD offers a competitive executive salary and benefits package with a salary range of $145,000 to $175,000 supplemented by an excellent benefits package including membership in Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association. Interested candidates should apply prior to Friday, May 26, 2017 by submitting a comprehensive resume, compelling cover letter, and current salary to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Mr. Gary Peterson, Ralph Andersen & Associates at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Aedes Control Technician (Limited Term/Temporary), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Normal Hiring Rate: $15.30 per hour

Time-base: Full-time w/benefits – One (1) year appointment

FLSA: Non-Exempt; At-will

Location: Santa Fe Springs Location

ABOUT THE DISTRICT

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.

JOB SUMMARY

Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Vector Control Specialist, the Aedes Control Technician performs inspections (surveillance) and control operations relative to mosquito vector problems in an assigned area. The Aedes Control Technician will exercise safe and proper judgment in the execution of daily vector control assignments. The Aedes Control Technician 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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Mosquito Control Technician (Seasonal/Temporary), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

 

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Normal Hourly Rate: $14.50 per hour

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

Location: Varies; Santa Fe Springs and/or Sylmar Branch

ABOUT THE DISTRICT

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.

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 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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Field Services Supervisor, Merced County MAD

Description: The Merced County Mosquito Abatement District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Field Services Supervisor.  Under the direction of the General Manager the Field Services Supervisor (FSS) plans, organizes and directs all field activities, facility management, and vehicle and equipment maintenance.

Submission Deadline: May 2, 2017

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Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Working Title:              FACILITIES AND FLEET MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Application Deadline:   OPEN UNTIL FILLED  

Monthly Rate:               $5,568 – $6,918/month (Salary commensurate with experience)                                

Status:                          Full-time/Exempt/At-Will

Location:                      Santa Fe Springs Headquarters

 

ABOUT THE DISTRICT

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

6.8 million residents in a 1,338 square mile area, making GLACVCD the largest vector control district in Los Angeles County.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the general direction of the District’s General Manager (GM), the Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for planning, directing, organizing, supervising, and coordinating the activities and operations of the Facilities and Maintenance Department. This includes repair of all District vehicles, specialized and spray equipment, and all District facilities, including general building and yards maintenance, procurement, and implementing short and long term goals and objectives for the District.  The incumbent plans, coordinates and manages the daily operational work activities of the Maintenance Mechanics (MM), and is expected to assist them in the execution of their duties. The Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Supervisor occasionally designs and fabricates special equipment for the operational control and scientific-technical programs; maintains a computerized inventory of shop tools, vehicles and spray equipment parts; is responsible for the stocking and release of inventory items; prepares and manages an annual maintenance budget under the direction of the GM and is responsible for ordering and procuring items and reconciling expenses associated with that budget; generates and maintains various reports and forms relative to his/her duties; and coordinates work with outside vendors and contractors for maintenance and automotive services; and performs related work as required. 

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