Jobs & RFPs

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Administrative Manager, Sutter-Yuba MVCD

Description: Under the direction of the Manager, this position is regarded as administrative and relates to organizing and controlling administrative records. The individual who fills this position will also supervise other clerical subordinates engaged in routine clerical work or special mosquito-control office procedures.

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2019

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Vector Control Aide (Seasonal), Contra Costa MVCD

Description: Under the supervision of a Program Supervisor, assists vector control personnel in performing inspections and control operations for mosquitoes and other vectors, and does other related work and supportive services as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Laboratory Aide (Seasonal), Contra Costa MVCD

Description: Under the supervision of the Scientific Programs Manager, assists with field surveys for vectors and vector-borne diseases; assists with care/maintenance of sentinel chicken flocks; records data and performs routine data entry; assists with laboratory assays and applied research projects; keeps laboratory and lab equipment clean and organized; assists with repair and maintenance of field surveillance equipment, but may include other work needed by the District.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Biologist, Heluna Health

Description: Heluna Health (HH) and the Vector-Borne Disease Section (VBDS) of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) are recruiting for the position of a Biologist for the National Park Service, Vector-Borne Disease Project. The Biologist position is a contract position responsible for working with Vector-Borne Disease Section (VBDS) Public Health Biologists to conduct prevention, surveillance, and control of vector-borne diseases in Yosemite and Lassen Volcanic National Parks and other regions in California. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Positions, Butte County MVCD

Positions:

  • Mosquito and Vector Control Assistant (Seasonal)
  • Lab Assistant (Seasonal)
  • Shop/Hangar Assistant (Seasonal)

Description:

  • During the warmer months of the year, under the general direction of the District Manager, Assistant Manager, and Regional Supervisor and direct supervision of the Mosquito and Vector Control Specialist, Entomologist, Pilot or Mechanic the Mosquito and Vector Control Assistant, Lab Assistant or Shop/Hangar Assistant (Seasonal) performs vector surveillance, performs vector control operations, insect identification, pesticide efficacy trials, resistance studies and provides public education within the District’s service area, is assigned a geographic zone and/or specialized function of a vector control agency and performs work as required.
  • During the cooler months of the year, under the general direction of the District Manager, Assistant Manager, and the Regional Supervisor and direct supervision of the Mosquito and Vector Control Specialist, Entomologist, Pilot or Mechanic the Seasonal assists with the annual maintenance of spray equipment/machines, ATVs, vehicles, and facilities; performs personnel and equipment characterization and calibration; performs and assists with special projects; receives annual training; performs/assists with other work and/or tasks as needed or requested.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Vector Control Assistant (paid), Placer Mosquito & Vector Control District

Description: Positions will be assigned to mosquito duties that involve field and laboratory work that will 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. One position will be available for the 2019 season.

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..  

Submission Deadline: May 3, 2019 by 3:30 p.m.

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More information can also be found at http://www.placermosquito.org/about-placer/job-opportunities/

Seasonal Mosquito Lab Technician, Alameda County MAD

Description:  The Seasonal Mosquito Lab Technician is a temporary position that is primarily responsible for supporting mosquito surveillance by placing and retrieving mosquito traps throughout Alameda County during normal business hours, but may include other work needed by the District.  Typical duties and responsibilities include: place and retrieve mosquito traps; accurately interpret paper and electronic maps; interact with community members in Alameda County; follow District safety procedures and other regulatory requirements when using District equipment; safely operate and navigate District vehicles to perform work-related activities; prepare, organize, and maintain accurate records using computer software.  Applicants must possess a valid California Driver’s License and ability to maintain, and be insurable under the guidelines set forth by the District’s insurance carrier.  This is a part-time or full-time position, up to 1000 hours for the fiscal year. The term of the position is anticipated to begin in March and is expected to extend through September. 

Submission Deadline:  Open until filled.

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Vector Control Technician I/II, El Dorado County DEH

Description: Under immediate and general supervision, implements plans, controls, and eliminates harmful insect infestations throughout the County; assists in the identification of vector-borne diseases and the implementation of practices for their control; assists in the calibration and maintenance of equipment and upkeep of vector facilities; and performs related duties as assigned.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Laboratory Technician, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD

Description: Under the direction of the Laboratory Director and direct supervision of the Vector Ecologist or Biologist, individual is responsible for performing a variety of laboratory and field services within the vector-borne disease surveillance programs of the Laboratory department for the Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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 in April and is expected to extend through September. 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 control field staff, as part of lab staff, or other work as directed.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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District Manager, East Side MAD

Description: The District Manager is the chief administrative officer for the District. For more information on the position, see related materials on the District’s website. Applications are available at the District’s website: http://www.eastsidemosquito.com 

Submission Deadline: March 29, 2019

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Seasonal Helper (Lab Assignment), Sacramento-Yolo MVCD

Description: Under the direct supervision of the Department Head or Supervisor the Seasonal Helper, Lab 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 mid-April and is expected to end on or about September 30, 2019. 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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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 mid-April and is expected to end on or about September 30, 2019. 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, 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, Ecological Management, 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 Sacramento-Yolo M.V.C.D Seasonal Helper, Field Assignment

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Seasonal Assistant – Extra Help, Orange County MVCD

Description: Under supervision, to carry out routine assignments and related operations in a vector control agency, and to do related work as required.  The Seasonal Assistant 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, abating designated sources, and performing general unskilled labor in source reduction.The typical employment period for this position is March through October, with a typical work week of Monday – Thursday.  However, employees may be asked to work alternate schedules which could include Fridays.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Director of Human Resources, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under the general direction and supervision of the General Manager, and in collaboration with other departmental Directors, the Director of Human Resources leads a full-service human resources operation planning, coordinating and directing the activities of the Human Resources Department. This includes the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources programs and services including employee health benefit administration, classification and compensation, recruitment and selection, employee relations, risk management, workers’ compensation, and safety training.  The incumbent also provides professional advice and counsel to department management staff in resolving HR related issues and develops and evaluates 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. 

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled. An initial screening of applications will be conducted January 30, 2019.

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Field Biologist- Mosquito Control – Florida, Clarke

Description: Clarke’s Field Biologist provides support and partnership to customers through site visits and technical, mechanical, and operational expertise and guidance.  Job responsibilities will include conducting field trials and activities to the application and assessment of mosquito adulticides, larvicides, and pupacides, characterization and calibration of application equipment, deployment and retrieval of meteorological and surveillance equipment, and detailed data recording.  The Field Biologist will work closely with Sales and Marketing teams to provide scientific support in the launch of new products as well as in the support of existing proprietary products in Clarke’s portfolio. And when necessary, the Field Biologist may be called upon to assist with emergency response programs to address mosquito nuisance or mosquito borne disease.

Qualified candidates should possess a B.S. in entomology, biology, environmental science, agribusiness, or related field with a minimum of 1 years of related field research experience.  Experience in mosquito research and control efforts a plus.  Significant travel (sometimes for extended periods of time) and field work is required of the Field Biologist.

This position will support the sales and market activity in Florida, the Eastern U.S., and other parts of the country as needed.  Candidates who are not currently located in geographic proximity to the region can expect a higher degree of travel and may be required to relocate to the region upon hire or shortly thereafter.  

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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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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