Entomologist IV, State of Hawai’i

Description: State Entomologist are concerned with flies, snails, beetles and other pests (including rodents) of economic and/or medical significance, and with the development, test or application of methods for their propagation or control. Major approaches to problem solving include methods of manipulating the effectiveness of the natural enemy; modifying the environment; changing adverse agricultural practices; introducing predators, parasites, pathogens and other beneficial organisms; devising and adapting abatement practices; applying chemicals; and Integrating biological, chemical, cultural and/or other control measures.

The Entomologist IV independently performs the analysis, evaluation and solution of complex entomological problems with statewide implications; may supervise lower level entomologist as assigned; and performs other related duties as assigned. 

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Entomologist V, State of Hawai’i

Description: State Entomologist are concerned with flies, snails, beetles and other pests (including rodents) of economic and/or medical significance, and with the development, test or application of methods for their propagation or control. Major approaches to problem solving include methods of manipulating the effectiveness of the natural enemy; modifying the environment; changing adverse agricultural practices; introducing predators, parasites, pathogens and other beneficial organisms; devising and adapting abatement practices; applying chemicals; and Integrating biological, chemical, cultural and/or other control measures.

The Entomologist V,  is responsible for planing, coordinating, and supervising substantial entomology activities, serving as subject matter specialist and advisor in a highly specialized function and performs other related duties as assigned.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Full-time Outreach Assistant, West Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District

Description: Under direction, perform duties related to the District’s community outreach and education program which would include but not be limited to, attending and speaking at community events, developing media materials, and maintaining media sites.

Submission Deadline: September 21, 2018

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Environmental Programs Manager, Marin/Sonoma MVCD

Description: Reporting directly to the Assistant Manager, the Environmental Programs Manager (EPM) will oversee the District’s California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance, with particular emphasis on ensuring that District’s activities conform with its PEIR. As part of the management team, the successful applicant will play a key role in developing, implementing and monitoring District plans, programs, goals and performance. This position also provides guidance, support, training and direction to the Field Supervisors, Vector Control Technicians, and Laboratory staff pertaining to regulatory compliance and environmental precautions associated with District programs and operations. Another important responsibility will be representing the District in its dealings with regulatory agencies, and acting as a liaison with private property owners in connection with planning and executing mosquito source reduction projects. For more complete information, see the job description.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled.

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Public Information Officer, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general direction and supervision of the Director of Community Affairs, and in collaboration with the operational and technical supervisory staff, the Public Information Officer (PIO) 1) identifies and utilizes appropriate methods for reaching the District’s varied constituents such as mass media, community leaders, public officials, service groups, employees, and residents; 2) represents the District in media and community relations appearances; and 3) coordinates and executes public information programs to raise awareness and provide education about vector control and vector-related public health concerns. The PIO reports directly to the Director of Community Affairs, assists with oversight of departmental personnel and projects, as directed, and works in collaboration with other District personnel as required. The PIO will supervise department staff when required during the Director of Community Affairs’ absence.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Seasonal Vector Control Assistant (Roseville), Placer MVCD

Description: Up to four positions will be filled depending on District need. Generally two positions will be assigned primarily to field-work duties that include mosquito inspection and control, and two positions will be assigned primarily to mosquito surveillance duties that involve a combination of field-work and laboratory work. All positions, however can expect to be assigned a range of duties that support the District’s mission to protect public health. All positions will be based at District headquarters in Roseville; however, work area may change depending on need and be anywhere in Placer County. Experience in biological laboratory and/or field-work desirable. Basic computer skills required. 

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Pool Targeting Analyst, Aerial Services

Description: This position is home based, and requires a reasonably fast Windows 7 or later workstation with 2 good monitors, and a fast internet connection. Required licensed software includes Excel, Photoshop CS6 or higher, and free software including Google Earth PRO, CoreFTP-le, as well as the installation of a number of data and image management programs provided by Aerial Services.

Our analytic season starts mid-March and continues demand-based through September. We fly a customer-specified area taking high definition aerial photos, and place data on our secure FTP. You will receive your assignments by email, and will download raw image and tabular data. After completing a carefully scripted set of tasks identifying neglected pools, you will return extracted data to the FTP site. Our goal is to deliver highly accurate results to the customer 5-7 days after the flight, so the work is intermittent but intense.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Lecturer, Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES)

Description: Loyola University Chicago’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability (IES) invites applications for a full- time faculty teaching position, at the rank of Lecturer beginning in August 2018. We are seeking a candidate with expertise in Environmental Health to support our Bachelor of Science programs in Environmental Health, Environmental Science, and our 5-year dual degree program with the MPH.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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