MVCAC 2017 Annual Conference

March 26-29
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay (San Diego)

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Recent MVCAC Job Listings

District Manager, San Gabriel Valley MVCD

Competitive Salary Range: $115,000 to $142,000 DOQ

Plus a Comprehensive Benefits Package

About the District:

The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District (SGVMVCD) is a public health agency committed to managing populations of mosquitoes and other vectors to control and prevent outbreaks of disease borne pathogens from interrupting the quality of life of our residents. As an independent special district we proudly serve the residents from 23 cites and the unincorporated portions of Los Angeles County in our District.  Our mission is to support public health through the suppression of vector populations to reduce outbreaks of human diseases and public nuisances and increase the quality of life for the residents of the District.

Job Description:

The District Manager acts as the executive officer of the District and advisor to the Board of Trustees; plans, organizes, and directs District-wide operations; represents the District and Board of Trustees in the community, media, and when interacting with other agencies; manages a wide variety of managerial and technical functions and programs; and performs related work as required.

 

Application Procedure:

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, candidates should complete an online application and the required Supplemental Questionnaire through CalOpps.org. Follow the link below to apply:

https://www.calopps.org/Agency/ViewRecInfo.cfm?id=29388

Deadline to Apply:  February 13, 2017

All inquiries about this position may be directed to cbaldwin@rgs.ca.gov. Neither Regional Government Services nor the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District are responsible for failure of internet forms or email in submitting your application. Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing cbaldwin@rgs.ca.gov.

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Administrative Analyst, Shasta MVCD

Interested parties who meet the qualifications must submit a District application. Resumes alone will not be accepted, but may be included with application. To obtain an application, please visit our website www.shastamosquito.org, look in “About Us.”

Submit by e-mail to contact@shastamosquito.org. Please attach the application materials as a Word or PDF file with the classification title, Administrative Analyst in the subject line.

SALARY:  $3,594-$4,412 a month, plus a benefits package including health insurance, vision coverage, dental insurance and paid vacation.

OPENING DATE:  1/23/2017

CLOSING DATE:  2/17/2017

STATUS: Regular full-time

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Vector Control Planner, Contra Costa MVCD

FILING DEADLINE: Open until filled

SALARY: $6000-$7500/month

JOB SUMMARY: Under the general direction and supervision of the assistant manager and in collaboration with District management staff, the vector control planner, following policies, regulations and Integrated Vector Management principles, serves as a liaison between the District and private property owners, public agencies (local, state, and federal), and non-governmental agencies (NGOs) to prevent or solve significant vector sources in Contra Costa County. These sources include, but are not limited to, problematic water conveyance structures, such as underground storm drains, flood control channels, ditches, street gutters, storm water Best Management Practices (BMPs), and Low Impact Development (LID) features. Duties involve coordination with public works departments, storm water managers, resource managers, developers, engineers, maintenance and code enforcement staff and others to ensure compliance with the California Health and Safety Code regarding vector production. In addition, the vector control planner acts to enhance the District’s ability to work with municipal and large private property owners to reduce or eliminate major mosquito breeding sources through non-pesticide strategies.

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Vector Control Surveillance Internship (Paid), Lake County VCD

FILING DEADLINE: February 17, 2012 or until filled

SALARY: $13-15 / hour, DOE

The Lake County Vector Control District (LCVCD) is an independent special district that serves all of Lake County. In addition to mosquito and mosquito-borne disease surveillance and control, the District also conducts regular surveillance for ticks and tick-borne diseases, the nuisance midge Chaoborus astictopus (Clear Lake Gnat), and surveillance and control for various Culicoides species. The District responds as needed to other vectors and vector-borne diseases that occur within the county. In order to address the variety of unusual vectors and vector situations that occur within its boundaries, the LCVCD maintains a strong research program and regularly presents its findings at state and national conferences and in journals.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This position will report to work at the District office in Lakeport each day. The work area may change from day to day depending on need, and be anywhere in Lake County. The internship is not a tenure-track appointment, and interns are selected on the basis that the working/learning experience at LCVCD will contribute to the attainment of their career goals in the natural sciences. The intern will gain practical experience in the field of public health vector surveillance and control, which should serve as a stepping stone for career advancement. There may be opportunities to collaborate on publications and/or presentations for state or national conferences.

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Vector Ecologist, Santa Clara County VCD

Currently recruiting:  Vector Ecologist $68565-$82,964

Under general direction, to plan, organize, coordinate and perform professional biological or entomological evaluation and identification in the assigned program areas of surveillance and control of vertebrate and invertebrate vectors and vector-borne diseases, and to serve as a technical advisor to staff and the general public.

Typical Tasks

  • Plans and conducts studies and surveys of vector populations;
  • Establishes a system of vector population measurements, by maintaining collections, identifying findings, conducting disease surveillances and recordings and evaluating results;
  • Performs biological and chemical lab analysis; prepares reports including maps and graphs and analysis of program evaluation and development;
  • Assesses the effectiveness of field operations and control methods;
  • Reviews pesticide use and application procedures for current and proposed operational programs;
  • Performs laboratory diagnostic tests such as polymerase chain reaction and biological assays of biological samples; . . .

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/esa/employment/Pages/oco.aspx

(search for “Vector Ecologist”)

Closes: 1/31/17