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Director of Human Resources
Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
$6,669 - $8,284 per month (FLSA Exempt)
January 8, 2014 at 5:00pm
Please submit completed District Application and Cover letter to:
Attn: Shenell Benson-Williams
Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District
12545 Florence Ave.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: (562) 944-9656
Fax: (562) 944-7976
Applications may be downloaded from the District website at:
Under the general direction and supervision of the General Manager, and in collaboration with other
departmental Directors, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for the overall administration,
coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources program and services including evaluating human resources
policies, programs, and practices. The Human Resources Director, in conjunction with the General Manager,
originates and leads practices and objectives that provide an employee?oriented, high performance culture that
emphasizes accountability, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and high employee morale to produce a
highly motivated and quality workforce.
The Director of Human Resources reports directly to the General Manager and works in collaboration with the
Operations Director, Scientific?Technical Services Director, Community Affairs Director and Finance Director. This
position will serve as a member of the Management Team and supervises the Human Resources Assistant.
The Human Resources Director is a professional management position that provides overall direction and
coordination, implementation, and evaluation for Human Resources functions, including all policies and employee
records for the District.
- In conjunction with the General Manager, oversees employee relations, including corrective actions,
grievance procedures, legal and regulatory compliance, documentation for terminations, investigations,
layoffs, and all employee?related confidential records – consults with legal counsel, as appropriate;
- Performance management and improvement systems;
- Policy development and documentation – communicates changes to policies and procedures to
employees through written communications and training sessions to staff, supervisory personnel, and
- Develops a Human Resources recordkeeping and filing system that meets District HR information needs
and requirements, complying with federal and state laws and regulations;
- Develops and implements program for employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health;
- Workers’ Compensation Administration
- Provides employee services and counseling;
- Organizational development;
- Supervision of office administration services, including reception area;
- Compensation and Benefit administration;
- Facilities and Space Planning;
- Provides support to Directors in the recruitment of all staff;
- Employee orientation and training;
- Maintains knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and insures District’s compliance;
- Responsible for District compliance with Federal and State legislation pertaining to all personnel matters;
- Works directly with Department Directors to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel
- Provide advice and guidance on individual employee relations cases, ensuring that these are well
managed and meet the District’s policies, best practices and employment legislation;
- Oversees development and monitoring of the human resources department budget;
- Participates on committees and special projects and carries out additional duties as assigned by the
- B.A. or B.S. degree with emphasis in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development,
Employee Relations, Business Administration or related subject. An advanced degree or professional
certification preferred, including certification for Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or a California Certification from the Human Resources
Certification Insistute (HRCI).
- Minimum of 5?8 years as a general human resources professional with progressively responsible growth in
management responsibilities and development of overall human resources function. Work experience in a
state or local government agency environment preferred.
- ADA, FMLA, CFRA, DFEH Administration
- Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
- Administration Management
- Finance/Budget Management
- Affordable Care Act requirements
- Litigation Management
- Arbitration, Mediations, Discrimination / Personnel Investigations
- Project Management
- Knowledge of CalPERS system highly desirable
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Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District
$6,020 - $8,654 per month DOE
Please send your CV to Marian Shannon at email@example.com or for further details please contact:
Major Dhillon, Ph.D.
Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District
1966 Compton Avenue
Corona, CA 92881
Resumes submitted previously will automatically be in the evaluation process. Therefore, if you have applied previously there is no need to reapply unless you wish to update your CV.
Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Vector Ecologist. The candidate must have good background in medical Entomology and other related disciplines. In addition to the entomological duties, the Vector Ecologist is responsible for supervising employees, public relations, analysis of various data, and presentations. The Vector Ecologist is part of the management team.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. (or be near completion of Doctorate) in Entomology or a closely related field. Applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident or be in possession of a valid US work permit. This is an at at-will position.
Vector Control Technician, I
Antelope Valley Mosquito and Vector Control Agency
Open Until Filled
$2,460 - $3,700
Under general supervision, performs inspections and control operations in conjunction with the control or eradication of mosquitoes and other insects that are potential carriers or transmitters of disease. Also does related work and supportive services as required.
Examples of Duties: During off-season (November to May) the employee will assist in maintenance of facilities, checking mosquito sources and treating as necessary, respond to bee calls and remove hives as necessary, and other various responsibilities and duties as directed by his/her supervisor that may be required in the field and in the facility.
During the breeding season (May to October), the primary responsibility is that of mosquito abatement, but may also include other work as required by the District. Prepares and compiles data as directed on work done, types of service, areas treated and type of treatment done. Performs physical labor such as removing sewer or storm drain covers and lifting and carrying spray equipment. Surveys areas for mosquito breeding sources such as ponds, catch basins, marshes, rainwater and pastures, gutters, storm drains; collects samples for the identification of the species and stage of larval development. Treats areas with a variety of physical, biological, and chemical control measures; keeping records of daily activities, source information and treatments; provides information on mosquito biology and control methods to the public.
Drives automotive equipment and operates hand and power spraying equipment. Maintains spraying equipment in working order; performs simple maintenance and repairs. May be assigned on an as-needed basis to lubricate automotive equipment and to assist in mechanical maintenance, repairs and fabrications; may be assigned to assist in maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds.
Attends training sessions, understands and applies information provided in District manuals and otherwise keeps informed of policies and procedures, keeps supervisors informed of progress and problems, and requests consultation as required.
Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the Antelope Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. Knowledge of vector control equipment, vehicle operation and safety practices; knowledge of the mechanics, general principles and techniques of mosquito and related vector control, including the application of source reduction techniques; the proper use of pesticides and safety precautions; familiarity with the life cycles of mosquitoes and other vectors as required.
Training and Experience: Must have at least 1 year experience in providing vector control services or comparable field experience. Graduation from high school or equivalent and any combination of training, education, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Must be able to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
License Required: Possession of a valid California driver’s license. License must be maintained throughout employment. Shall maintain a good driving record and must be insurable with the District’s insurance carrier.
Certification: Must possess a Vector Control Technician Certificate - A and B certification - from the California Department of Health Services or be able to obtain one within 6 months of hire. Before advancing to Vector Control Technician, Step 2, he/she must maintain A and B Certification, in addition to obtaining C Certification. These certifications must be maintained throughout employment with the District.
Working Conditions: The Vector Control Technician, Step 1 may be exposed to: pesticides, and other health hazards; inclement weather conditions with outside temperatures reaching above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and verbally abusive behavior from hostile individuals.
Functional Requirements: The position of Vector Control Technician, Step 1 will require work that is varied in nature. The incumbent must be: sighted with the ability to demonstrate measurable depth perception; able to hear with a minimum of single ear aided hearing; able to speak, read, and write effectively in English; able to regularly operate a motor vehicle; able to regularly manipulate small items and tools; able to regularly bend at the knees and waist, able to occasionally reach overhead; able to periodically lie in a prone position; able to regularly traverse uneven ground such as fields, roadside ditches, basins, dirt banks and shallow ponds; able to periodically assist in the lifting of objects weighing 50 pounds, and able to periodically climb ladders or fences, able to work in extreme weather conditions including high winds and high temperatures (at and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit)
Individual must be able to perform all the functions of the position, and to pass the physical examination offered by the District.
- Vision – minimum of single eye corrected vision with the ability to demonstrate measurable depth perception.
- Hearing – Able to hear with a minimum of single ear aided hearing.
- Speech – Must have ability to speak English clearly within normal parameters. Must converse with employees and public in person and by telephone and two-way radio. Clear diction and audible volume is required.
- Body Movement – Able to operate a motor vehicle. Able to traverse uneven ground such as basins, ditches, fields, ponds and similar areas of rough terrain. Must have hand dexterity to manipulation small objects. Must have ability to operate power spray equipment. Ability to lift 50 pounds and place on shelves or in boxes. Ability to climb ladders or fences.
- Constant – Activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time. Must be able to conduct field operations, to carry equipment from 2 lbs to 25 pounds. Inspect vector breeding sources and applies control measures by climbing or hiking into areas to locate breeding areas, walking on uneven ground. Mobility of arms required to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects. Be able to provide clear verbal communications.Be able to work in conditions with extreme temperatures. Employee is subjected to high summer temperatures (in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit) and high winds while performing work.
- Frequent: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time. Operating motor vehicle, operating spray equipment, lifting and maintaining mosquito traps.
- Occasionally – Activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time. Remove manhole covers with mechanical assistance, lifting and carrying spray equipment 2 lbs to 25 lbs. Climbing on ladders and over fences.
Must be able to work independently and responsibly to organize and conduct assigned control activities in the field, ability to make accurate observations and keep detailed records; ability to work cooperatively with other employees and the public and to evaluate situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Employees are responsible for maintaining their physical condition in a state that will not prevent them from performing the duties of their position or increase the danger or likelihood of injury on the job.
Fresno Mosquito and Vector Control District
Beginning Wage Range:
$3800 - $4800 per month DOE
Excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision insurance and participation in Fresno County Retirement Association.
Open until filled. Send resumes to either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
For details of job description and employment conditions, contact:
Fresno Mosquito and Vector Control District
2338 E. McKinley Ave
Fresno, CA 93703
The Fresno Mosquito and Vector Control District is inviting applications for the position of Biologist. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a biological science or related field and a general understanding of vector surveillance and control. Advanced computer knowledge is preferred. This is a professional and management-level position. The Biologist will represent the District before the public, particularly in technical matters; will plan and conduct ecological population studies and will survey vectors and associated diseases; will provide training and instruction to field personnel; and will participate in the conduct of the District’s public relations and community education program.
Applicants must complete the District’s employment application in addition to the submission of a resume or CV. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or must have a U.S. Work Permit. This is an at-will position.
Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County
$75,000-$100,000, depending on experience
The District offers generous benefits including a retirement plan through Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System; District health insurance, vision and dental plans; vacation, sick leave and paid holiday leave.
Open until December 10th, or until filled.
Obtain application and apply at: Mosquito and Vector Management District, 2450 Lillie Ave., Summerland, CA 93067. Completed applications may be mailed to Mosquito and Vector Management District, P.O. Box 1389, Summerland, CA. 93067
For additional information, see the District website at www.mvmdistrict.org, e-mail the General Manager at LLFausett@mvmdistrict.org, or contact the District at (805) 969-5050, ext. 222
The Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County is seeking applicants for the position of General Manager. Under policy direction of the Board of Trustees, the General Manager acts as executive officer of the District; he/she plans, organizes and directs operations of the District; represents the District and the Board of Trustees in its relations with the community, other public and private entities, the media, and the public; manages a wide variety of complex managerial and technical vector ecology functions and programs. The General Manager is responsible for managing and directing the District in compliance with District policy, State of California and County of Santa Barbara laws and regulations, and performs other related work as required.
Resumes and the completed District Application will be evaluated based on training, education and experience. Chosen applicants will be interviewed by a search committee to assess their ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants recommended by the search committee may be interviewed by the Board of Trustees.
Selection will be based on a combined overall assessment of the oral interview, resume and application.
Minimum Experience and Education:
Desirable candidate will be a graduate of college or university with a B.A., B.S. or higher degree in entomology, biology, agriculture, business, or related field, or any combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates an ability to perform the duties of the position.
Minimum five (5) years experience in vector management or related field, including two (2) years in a responsible supervisory role is required.
Any offer of employment will be conditioned upon (i) successfully clearing a post-offer criminal background check, (ii) successfully passing of a post-offer, pre-employment drug test, (iii) successfully passing a post-offer, pre-employment medical exam, and (iv) provision of satisfactory documentation verifying identity and authority to work in the United States in compliance with USCIS Form I-9.
Seasonal Mosquito Control Technician
Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District
Until position is filled
$15/hour (can be adjusted for experience and certification)
The Seasonal Mosquito Control Technician is responsible for accomplishing a variety of control work assigned by the Field Operations Supervisor. Primary responsibility is that of mosquito abatement but may also include other work as required by the District. Responsibilities include the application of mosquito control measures with major emphasis on activities designed to inspect and/or proactively treat sources within an assigned area.
Examples of work include: treating catch basins and storm drains using right hand drive vehicles, assisting in the placement or collection of various types of mosquito traps; assisting with sorting and identification of trap specimens; and keeping records of daily activities.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District, ability to learn the mechanics, general principles and techniques of mosquito and related vector control, including the proper use of pesticides and safety precautions; familiarity with life cycles of mosquitoes and other vectors.
Must be able to work independently and responsibly to organize and conduct assigned control activities in the field; ability to make accurate observations and keep detailed records; ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other employees and the public; and to evaluate situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Equivalent to graduation from high school and preferably including college level courses in the biological sciences.
The position of Seasonal Mosquito Control Technician will require work that is varied in nature. The Seasonal Mosquito Control Technician must be: sighted with the ability to demonstrate measurable depth perception; able to hear with a minimum of single ear aided hearing; able to speak, read, and write effectively in English; able to regularly operate a motor vehicle; able to regularly manipulate small items and tools; able to regularly bend at the knees and waist; able to occasionally reach overhead; able to periodically lie in a prone position; able to regularly traverse uneven ground such as fields, dirt banks, stream banks, and shallow ponds; able to periodically perform repetitive motion associated with computer devices; able to periodically assist in the lifting of objects weighing in excess of 60 pounds; able to periodically lift objects weighing 50 pounds; and able to periodically climb ladders or fences.
Periodically = Activity or condition that exists up to 25 percent of the time.
Occasionally = Activity or condition that exists from 25 to 50 percent of the time.
Regularly = Activity or condition that exists from 50 to 75 percent of the time.
Frequently = Activity or condition that exists 75 percent or more of the time.
Must have and maintain a valid California driver’s license with a good driving record and be insurable with the Vector Control Joint Powers Agency, using the accepted guidelines of the insurance provider.
The Assistant Mosquito Control Technician may be exposed to: pesticides, communicable diseases, poison oak, and other health hazards; and inclement weather conditions.
Interested individuals must file a District Application with the District Office located at 23187 Connecticut Street, Hayward, CA 94545. Applications can be found on line at http://www.mosquitoes.org/staff.htm.
Applicants selected for interviews will be based on a qualifying evaluation of training, education, and experience shown in the application information. Those candidates selected for interviews will receive an interview to assess training, experience and ability to perform the duties of the position. Successful completion of a background investigation, post-offer physical examination and drug screen, and verification of U.S. Citizenship or legal authorization to be employed will be required prior to appointment of the candidate selected.
The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked. Acceptance of an application does not mean qualification for an interview.
An Equal Opportunity Employer