Jobs & RFPs

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Mechanic / Technician, Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District

Description: Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Mechanic / Technician coordinates and performs mechanical repairs and maintenance of District vehicles and equipment; performs related mechanical work as required; 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.

Application Accepted: Open until filled

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Vector Control Specialist I, Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District

Description: Under the general direction of the Director of Operations and assigned supervision of the Underground and/or Operations Supervisor, the Vector Control Specialist I (VCS I) performs inspections (source surveillance) and mosquito and vector control operations in an assigned area or areas of responsibility. He/she may perform tasks of a specialized function, as needed, and do related work as required within the auspices of a mosquito and vector control agency. Other duties as assigned.

Applications Accepted: Until January 28, 2020

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Lab Assistant, Merced County Mosquito Abatement District

Description: This position, under the general direction of the General Manager and direct supervision of the Vector Ecologist, is an entry-level position that performs mosquito and vector-borne disease surveillance. Examples of work include; deploying and collecting various mosquito traps throughout Merced County, mosquito species identification, data entry, blood sampling from sentinel chickens and general biology. Must be able to communicate effectively with the public.

Applications Accepted: Until March 6, 2020

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Seasonal Mosquito Control Technician, Merced County Mosquito Abatement District

Description: This position, under the general direction of the General Manager and direct supervision of the Operation Services Supervisor, is an entry-level position that performs inspections and control operations in an assigned zone or specialized function of a mosquito control agency and does related work as required. Examples of work includes surveying of areas for mosquito breeding and development sites, treating areas with a verity of physical, biological, and chemical control measures, interacts with the public on various matters involving aspects of mosquito control, and other related work.

Applications Accepted: Until March 6, 2020

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Curb and Gutter Applicator, Merced County Mosquito Abatement District

Description: This position, under the general direction of the General Manager and direct supervision of the Field Services Supervisor, is an entry-level position that performs inspections and mosquito control operations and does related work as required. Examples of work includes surveying of areas for mosquito breeding, makes applications of public health pesticides according to the label, assists in maintenance of the District buildings and grounds. Completes a daily report of work performed and other information as required.

Applications Accepted: Until March 6, 2020

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Dairy Lagoon Operator, Merced County Mosquito Abatement District

Description: This position, under the general direction of the General Manager and direct supervision of the Operation Services Supervisor, is an entry-level position that performs dairy lagoon inspections and mosquito control operations and does related work as required. Examples of work includes surveying of areas for mosquito breeding, makes applications of public health pesticides according to the label, assists in maintenance of the District buildings and grounds. Completes a daily report of work performed and other information as required.

Applications Accepted: Until March 6, 2020

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Vector Control Technician II San Bernardino County, Mosquito and Vector Control Program

Description: The Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Division, is recruiting for Vector Control Technicians II (VCT II) who lead and perform technical duties by identifying, abating and suppressing vectors. Duties include the following: determine the extent of mosquito and other arthropod breeding and recommend appropriate physical and chemical abatement methods; inspect residences, water runoff sites, poultry ranches and other sites for vector infestation; select and apply rodent poisons and monitor progress of rodent control programs; train new technicians; assign work; and monitor the techniques and concentrations used to apply pesticides and poison baits

Applications Accepted: January 10, 2020 through January 24, 2020

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Operations Manager, Coachella Valley MVCD

JD Operations Manager 2020 Description: The Operations Manager is an at-will, exempt, confidential, managerial position responsible for supervising and managing the District’s vector control operations department. The  Operations Manager plans, directs, organizes, and coordinates; prioritizes, assigns, and reviews work of vector control operations program and department staff. This position performs advanced professional work which requires the interpretation and application of advanced concepts, methods, procedures and technologies related to mosquito and vector control. Excellent communication, leadership skills and sound judgment are required. This position also performs other related duties as assigned to meet the District’s overall operations workflow needs.

Applications Accepted: Until February 13, 2020

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Entomologist, Kern Mosquito & Vector Control District

Description: Under general direction from the District Manager, Superintendent, and Assistant Superintendent, the Entomologist will plan and provide professional services for the Kern Mosquito and Vector Control District. The Entomologist also provides biological and other scientific knowledge in program evaluation, guidance, and development.

Applications Accepted: Until February 14, 2020

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Vector Ecologist, Santa Cruz County MVC

Description: Under the general direction of the Manager, organize and manage the laboratory program of vector disease testing and surveillance; serves as a technical advisor to staff, the Manager and educational coordinator to the public.

Examples of duties include: Coordinates all vector abundance, distribution and disease surveillance operations in the field, including the collecting, identification and tissue and fluid sampling, testing or submission of mosquitoes, ticks, wild birds, sentinel flocks and rodents. Follows, adapts and uses surveillance methods; sets out traps and maintains surveillance databases. Directs all laboratory work related to encephalitis virus surveillance, Lyme disease surveillance, exotic arthropod surveillance and ectoparasite recovery and identification. Prepares surveillance reports, including species area maps, graphs and information pertinent to analyzing program evaluation and development. May provide or assist researchers with ecological studies. Conducts laboratory assays, diagnostic tests and lab analyses. Curates the collection of insects for educational or testing purposes. Participates in a public relations and community education program, addresses community meetings, and contributes to preparation of educational material for distribution.

Uses, builds and maintains, recommends and orders laboratory and field surveillance equipment. Participates in inspection and/or investigation of major sources of vector problems; Tracks resistance and evaluates the effectiveness of operations and control methods and recommends selection of larvicides. Recommends intervention thresholds for integrated vector management and source reduction projects to support the work of operational staff; Participates in the development and direction of programs to reduce or eliminate environmental factors favorable to vector production. May comment on development plans and wildlife regulatory issues, prepare pesticide use permits and interact with other agencies and their technical or scientific staff. 

Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com  Applications accepted January 13, 2020 through Jan 24, 2020.

Assistant Vector Ecologist, San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District

Description: The Assistant Vector Ecologist assists the Vector Ecologist and Senior Vector Ecologist in conducting
surveillance and control of one or more vectors, educates the public, identifies a variety of vectors and
conditions that support vectors, and performs related work as required.

Applications Accepted: January 7, 2020 through January 20, 2020

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Seasonal Helper-IT-GIS, Sacramento/Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District

Description: Under the direct supervision of the Department Head or Supervisor the Seasonal Helper, IT/GIS 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.

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

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Seasonal Helper Lab, Sacramento/Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District

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.

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

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Seasonal Helper Admin, Sacramento/Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District

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

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

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Research Assistant Seasonal Helper, Sacramento/Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District

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.

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

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Seasonal Helper, Field Assignment, Sacramento/Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District

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.

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

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District Clerk, West Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District

Basic Functions:  Under general direction, performs a variety of secretarial and clerical work; prepares and processes payroll and accounts payable; prepares and files all State and Federal reports; reconciles all financial records; assists with administrative duties; performs related work as required. The District Clerk holds a confidential position and is responsible for carrying out routine, but highly important office duties and practices relating to administrative workload and field requirements.

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2020

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Entomologist, Sutter-Yuba MVCD

Description: Under the general direction of the Manager, this position plans and provides professional entomological services for the Sutter-Yuba Mosquito and Vector Control District and performs related work as required. Examples of work include but are not limited to: Plans and conducts studies and surveys of vector sources, population ecology and species distribution in the District; establishes a system of vector population measurement and supervises collection, identification, recording and evaluation of findings; prepares reports, including maps, graphs, and analyses for program evaluation, development and planning; conducts field tests to determine efficiency of pesticides used under field conditions; trains and instructs field personnel in making field identification of vector species and stages; participates in a public relations and community education program, attends and addresses community meetings, and prepares educational material for distribution.

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2020 by 3:30pm.

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