100 Years of Fighting Mosquitoes in California

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Recent MVCAC Job Listings

Vector Control Technician/Seasonal Technician, West Valley MVCD

JOB POSTING DATE:   November 2, 2015

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


  • 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

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Ecological Management Technician, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD

The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District has opened a recruitment for an Ecological Management Technician. This recruitment is Open Until Filled.

Under the direct supervision of the Ecological Management Supervisor, the individual is responsible for implementing BMP projects and Ecological Management Programs that reduce and/or eliminate mosquito development sites, or enhance other components of the District Integrated Pest Management program.  This may include: operating construction equipment, conducting biological and physical surveys of fields, agricultural drains, and wetlands, using technological devices to collect environmental data on the project site, and communicating with landowners and managers regarding mosquito reduction practices and responsibilities. 

Incumbents in this position will work closely with the Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Information Technology (IT), Laboratory (lab), and Control Operations Departments and have a general understanding of basic computer operations, spray equipment, application techniques and other related technologies.

Please see our web site at http://www.fightthebite.net/job-listings/ for a complete announcement and application.

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Environmental Program Manager, Greater Los Angeles County VCD


Application Deadline:            OPEN UNTIL FILLED (REPOST)

Monthly Rate:                          $6,118 – $7,603/month (Salary commensurate with experience)

Status:                                       Full-time/Exempt 

Location:                                   Santa Fe Springs Headquarters

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Vector Control Technician III, County of San Diego DEH

The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Vector Control Technician III. This recruitment is open on a continual or series basis; therefore persons who are interested in this recruitment are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.

Vector Control Technicians perform vector detection, prevention, and control of mosquitoes, rodents, and other vectors within an assigned geographical or program area. For additional information on this job classification, please click here.

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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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