Jobs & RFPs

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Rodent Control Specialist, Marin/Sonoma MVCD

Description: The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District (MSMVCD) is accepting applications for the Rodent Control Specialist position. To apply, please complete the MSMVCD Employment Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, attach a resume (optional), and submit via email at recruitment@msmosquito.org or fax to (707) 795-2299. Applications will also be accepted by mail at the following address: 595 Helman Lane, Cotati, CA. 94931.

Submission Deadline: Closes Monday, April 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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Source Reduction/Wastewater Specialist, Marin/Sonoma MVCD

Description: The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District (MSMVCD) is accepting applications for the Source Reduction/Wastewater Specialist position. To apply, please complete the MSMVCD Employment Application, Supplemental Questionnaire, attach a resume, and submit via email at recruitment@msmosquito.org or fax to (707) 795-2299. Applications will also be accepted by mail at the following address: 595 Helman Lane, Cotati, CA. 94931.

Submission Deadline: Monday, April 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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Scientific Operations Director, West Valley MVCD

Description: Under the direct supervision of the District Manager, the Scientific Director 1) plans, implements, directs, and administers the District’s Scientific Programs, and 2) supervises and trains laboratory scientific staff and any seasonal employees.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Mosquito Control – Full time, Tehama County MVCD

Description: 1 Mosquito control positions, full time with benefits. Job announcement and applications may be obtained from TCMVCD District office. Contact the District for more information at office location 11861 Highway 99W Red Bluff, Mailing address PO Box 1005 Red Bluff, CA 96080, (530) 527-1676 or website tcmvcd.specialdistirct.org

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021

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Vector Field Assistant (Limited Term), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, the Vector Field Assistant performs support work associated withsurveillance activities, including setting and collecting mosquito traps along an assigned route;cares for and maintains sentinel chicken flocks; and performs related work as required.

Submission Deadline: 4/17/2021 5:00pm

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Extra Help Vector Control Technician, San Gabriel Valley MVCD

Description: The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District is seeking Extra-Help Vector Control Technicians, who are interested in gaining experience in vector control. Extra-help Vector Control Technicians act as a layer of support for District activities during times of peak activity. Candidates hired will assist in a variety of functions within the District, working in the Operations Department and/or the Surveillance Department. Directed by field supervisors and report to respective department managers. This is an at-will, temporary, non-benefited position (limited to 1,000 hours in a fiscal year). 

Submission Deadline: Group Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of March 22, 2021

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Field Sciences (Biology) – summer/fall seasonal – travel required, Clarke

Description: The Field Sciences seasonal position is responsible for assisting the Field Biologists with field evaluations, data entry, shipping of equipment and keeping inventory up to date. The candidate will assist with some of our local and remote studies following strict procedures accordingly with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines.

Ideal Candidate will have completed or pursuing a degree in Biology, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related field.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Mosquito Control Technician – Maintenance Aide, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, the Mosquito Control Technician – Maintenance Aide (MCT-MA) assists department staff with repairs and performs maintenance of District vehicles, buildings, and routine maintenance of facility. This assignment will be based at the Santa Fe Springs office but may require occasional travel throughout the District’s jurisdiction, including reporting to the Sylmar branch office. The duration of work is seasonal/temporary, usually beginning with the onset of mosquito season and will last for approximately six months. This assignment is considered “at-will,” does not serve a probation period and will not gain permanency.

The MCT-MA position does not possess a state certification. The incumbent must be able to perform assignments under the direct supervision of the Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Supervisor and other certified staff within the department. This classification exercises no direct supervision over staff.

The MCT-MA is an entry-level classification assisting with a variety of vehicle, equipment, building, facility, and related maintenance and repair work.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Program Supervisor, Contra Costa MVCD

Description: Under direction of the Operations Manager, supervises assigned employees and oversees related vector programs; performs quality control inspections; provides field and classroom instruction and training to field staff; assists field employees with problematic service request, vector inspections and control work; coordinates various projects with other agencies concerning implementation of code enforcement/administrative citation processes, field surveys, community education projects, and other related vector projects; and does other related supportive services as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Laboratory Technician I, Contra Costa MVCD

Description: Under the direction of the Scientific Program Manager, the Laboratory Technician I assists with field surveys for vectors and vector-borne diseases, identifies mosquitoes and other organisms to species and submits them for testing, assists with care/maintenance of sentinel chicken flocks, records data and performs routine data entry, assists with laboratory assays and field research projects, keeps laboratory and lab equipment clean and organized, assists with repair and maintenance of field surveillance equipment, and performs other work as needed by the District.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Mosquito Control Technician, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Vector Control Specialist IV Lead, the Mosquito Control Technician (MCT) performs inspections 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, including either a Vector Control Specialist IV Lead or Operations Supervisor. This classification works relatively independently and is accountable for vehicle safety, the safe use of chemical application equipment, recording workrelated data, and presenting a good public image of the District. Other duties as assigned. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Mosquito Control Technician – Office Aide, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, the Mosquito Control Technician – Office Aide (MCT-OA) performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties for the District including but not limited to phone and customer service support, photocopying, and data entry; prepares a variety of documents and correspondence; data entry and performs related work as required. This position serves as backup to the Operations Assistant and front office, as needed, and will have frequent contact with the public over the telephone, through emails, and in-person. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Vector Control Technician I, Northwest MVCD

Description: Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District is looking for qualified applicants to fill numerous job openings for entry level, seasonal vector control technicians. These technicians work under the supervision of a licensed vector control technician to implement Integrated Vector Management practices to protect residents of Northwest Riverside County. Assigned duties include:

  • Identifying, removing, or treating sources where mosquitoes develop
  • Keep written and electronic records as indicated for work performed
  • Assist in receiving and maintaining inventories
  • Attend training sessions and completes learning assignments in vector control
  • Assist in maintenance of District headquarters

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Vector Assistant, Shasta MVCD

Description: The position of Seasonal Vector Assistant is a temporary position which requires candidates to be available to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The term of the position is anticipated to begin the first week of April and is expected to end on or about September 30th. The term and scheduled days or hours may be increased or decreased depending upon the needs of the program and department. This position will be limited to work no more than 1,000 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). Under the direction of the District Manager and the direct supervision of the Assistant Manager and/or Vector Ecologist, the SVA carries out routine assignments and related operations at SMVCD. The SVA carries out assignments, the details of which have been planned and organized by persons working at a higher level. These assignments may include working as part of a vector crew, as part of lab staff, or other work as directed.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Social Media Intern, Placer MVCD

Description: At Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District, we’re committed to protecting public health in Placer County. Our staff is key to this commitment. Our District’s internship program is an effort to inspire, develop and recruit young talent to the science and vector control field. Internship opportunities at the District seasonally provide on-the-job experience in field operations, research, lab activities, public outreach and social media. Each internship cumulates with a final report and is led at the direction of a full-time staff member.

Position Status: Temporary, Part-time, Internships

Submission Deadline: April 29, 2021

The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District seeks a part-time intern to develop and create engaging and creative social media and digital media content for the District. This position offers the opportunity to use communications skills while experiencing what it’s like to work at a special district and in the public health field while having fun during summer! You will learn the ins and outs of public outreach, how to manage social media communities and how to develop consistent and engaging social media campaigns that adhere to brand standards and educate the public. This role is active and will require some outside work when capturing photos and videos of fieldwork or filming content.

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Seasonal Vector Control Assistant Truckee, Placer MVCD

Description: The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is seeking seasonal staff to assist in mosquito and vector surveillance, control, and other support roles.  Our District is based in Roseville, CA and serves all of Placer County. This position is for the District’s Truckee substation.

Position Status: Temporary, Full-Time

Submission Deadline: April 29, 2021

Positions will be assigned to mosquito duties that involve field and laboratory work and necessitate driving around the County in a District vehicle. This position can expect to be assigned a range of duties that support the District’s mission to protect public health.

This position will be based out of the Truckee Field Station; however, travel to the District’s headquarters in Roseville for work will occasionally be required.

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Seasonal Vector Control Assistant Intern Roseville and Truckee, Placer MVCD

Description: The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is seeking seasonal staff to assist in mosquito and vector surveillance, control and other support roles. Our District is based in Roseville, CA, and operates a substation near Truckee, CA. Placer Mosquito serves all of Placer County.

Position Status: Temporary, Full-Time Internships

Submission Deadline: April 29, 2021

Interns will be assigned duties that involve field and laboratory work and require regularly driving a District vehicle on a variety of paved and unpaved roads in various weather conditions. All positions, however, can expect to be assigned a range of duties that support the District’s mission to protect public health.

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SEASONAL MOSQUITO CONTROL AIDE, Fresno MVCD

Description:Please click here for a full description.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

How to Apply:

It is required to, at minimum, submit a completed FMVCD application in order to be considered for any position.

Please send any cover letters, resumes, or any supplemental application documents in the same e-mail as your Completed Application.

The application is available for download at:

https://www.fresnomosquito.org/our-district, near the bottom of the page.

Or can be obtained by picking it up at our office.

**Applications may be faxed (559-268-8918), mailed, delivered in-person or    

    emailed to: office@fresnomosquito.org **

Mailing Address:
FMVCD
2338 E. McKinley
Fresno, CA 93703

SEASONAL MOSQUITO CONTROL TECHNICIAN, Fresno MVCD

Description: Please click here for a full description.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

How to Apply:

It is required to, at minimum, submit a completed FMVCD application in order to be considered for any position.

Please send any cover letters, resumes, or any supplemental application documents in the same e-mail as your Completed Application.

The application is available for download at:

https://www.fresnomosquito.org/our-district, near the bottom of the page.

Or can be obtained by picking it up at our office.

**Applications may be faxed (559-268-8918), mailed, delivered in-person or    

    emailed to: office@fresnomosquito.org **

Mailing Address:
FMVCD
2338 E. McKinley
Fresno, CA 93703

 

Mosquito Control Assistant/Technician (Permanent and Seasonal), East Side MAD

Description: Under general supervision, to locate potential sources of mosquitoes, planning and carry out required vector suppression activities, and perform other related work as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Extra Help Mosquito Control Aide, East Side MAD

Description: Under direction and supervision of the District Manager, this Extra Help position will perform basic vector control operations and surveillance duties and do other related work as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Field Technician I, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD

Description: Under the general direction of the Assistant Manager and direct supervision of the Field or Fisheries Supervisor, this position performs inspections and control operations or other related or specialized services in an assigned crew within the Control Operations department for the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District.

The Field Technician I is the entry level class of the Field Technician series. Incumbents may advance to the Field Technician II class and pay scale after two (2) years as a Field Technician I and successfully obtaining certification in categories A, B, C and D of the Mosquito Control Technician certification.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Research Assistant, Seasonal Helper, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD

Description: The Research Assistant (Seasonal Helper) is a temporary position that works under the direct supervision of the District Biologist and assists in the seasonal research and operations of the District Laboratory to benefit the goals and mission of the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District.

Candidates must be available to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The term of the position is anticipated to begin in April and is expected to end on or about September 30, 2021. The term and scheduled days or hours may be increased or decreased depending upon the needs of the program and department.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Helper, Laboratory Assignment, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD

Description: Under the direct supervision of the Department Head or Supervisor the Seasonal Helper, Laboratory Assignment assists in the seasonal operations of the Laboratory department to benefit the goals and mission of the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District.

Candidates must be available to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The term of the position is anticipated to begin in April and is expected to end on or about September 30, 2021. The term and scheduled days or hours may be increased or decreased depending upon the needs of the program and department.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Helper, Field Assignment, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD

Description: Under the direct supervision of the Department Head or Supervisor the Seasonal Helper, Field Assignment assists in the seasonal operations of the assigned department and crew to benefit the goals and mission of the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District.

The Seasonal Helper is a temporary position. Regularly performed tasks and responsibilities vary by department. Department and crew assignments may include, but are not limited to, Control Operations, Fisheries, and Shop. Control Operations may be assigned to one or more of the following crews; North Sacramento County, South Sacramento County, Catch Basins, North Yolo County, or South Yolo County. Sacramento County and Catch Basin crews report to the Bond Road office located in Elk Grove, while the Yolo County crews report to the Fortna Avenue office located in Woodland.

Candidates must be available to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The term of the position is anticipated to begin in April and is expected to end on or about September 30, 2021. The term and scheduled days or hours may be increased or decreased depending upon the needs of the program and department.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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