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Recent MVCAC Job Listings

Assistant Biologist, Clackamas County Vector Control District

Application Deadline:  October 10th, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. (Applications received after this date will not be considered.)

Seeking hard working candidate with good communication and organizational skills and a strong background in biology, with emphasis vector borne disease ecology. Successful candidate will collect, identify, enumerate, process and analyze vectors (mostly mosquitoes), using typical laboratory techniques and methods.  Candidates should be comfortable in field and laboratory settings, have strong interpersonal communication skills, and be well trained in the scientific method, especially as it relates to vector borne disease ecology and epidemiology.  Duties include setting and retrieving vector traps in swamps and wetlands, working in conditions that may expose them to insect bites, and working with infectious agents in a laboratory setting.  Candidates should have a strong desire to support research on vector borne diseases, and will be expected to participate in research projects and other duties as assigned by the District Biologist.

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Laboratory Field Assistant, Greater LA County VCD

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Hourly Salary: $15.30 – 19.02 per hour
Normal Hiring Range: $15.30 – 17.06 per hour
Time-base: Full-time w/benefits
FLSA: Non-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 million residents in a 1,330 square mile area, making GLACVCD the largest vector control district in Los Angeles County.

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District Manager, West Valley MVCD

West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District is recruiting for the position

of District Manager. The West Valley MVCD is a dynamic and growing vector

control district located in the beautiful Inland Empire area of Southern

California, about 35 miles east of the City of Los Angeles. The Inland Empire

area is the fastest growing region of southern California with reasonably priced

real estate properties (http://www.car.org/marketdata/data/countysalesactivity)

and living standards.

This position requires a wide range of technical skills and experience,

including: leadership, business administration, vector ecology, vector control

surveillance and program management, and a track record of success in

managing a multi:faceted organization. The successful candidate will exhibit

sound decision making, an ability to work with individuals of varying

backgrounds, public speaking abilities, and be well grounded and results

driven. The District Manager reports to and works with the Board of Trustees.

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Vector Control Technician/Seasonal Technician, 4 Open Positions, West Valley MVCD

JOB POSTING DATE: August 5, 2016

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

JOB DESCRIPTION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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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Extra Help Vector Control Technician (Seasonal), San Gabriel Valley MVCD

This seasonal employment period may run from three to six months.

Minimum Qualifications: High School graduate with a good DMV record.

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