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Recent MVCAC Job Listings

Vector Control Technician IV, San Diego County

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POSITION:  VECTOR CONTROL TECHNICIAN IV

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  June 30, 2017

SALARY:  $52,707.20 – $64,812.80 ANNUALLY

 

JOB SUMMARY:  The County of San Diego is currently accepting job applications for Vector Control Technician IV. Vector Control Technicians perform vector detection, prevention, and control of mosquitoes, rodents, and other vectors within an assigned geographical or program area.  The Vector Control Technician IV supervises, trains, and evaluates all lower level Vector Control Technicians in either a major geographical section or program area.

 

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Vector Control Technician II, West Valley MVCD

Filing Deadline: May 31, 2017

Salary:  $26.30 – 32.84/hour DOE

Basic FunctionsUnder direction, performs routine vector control operations, maintains awareness of factors conducive to vector breeding, maintains records and maps relevant to vector control, assists supervisors in overseeing seasonal vector control assistants, and performs related work as required.

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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 http://www.ralphandersen.com/jobs/general-manager-contra-costa-mosquito-vector-control-district/

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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