Jobs & RFPs

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Seasonal Mosquito Control Technician, Sutter-Yuba MVCD

Description: Under the general direction of the General Foreman and direct supervision of the Field Supervisor and possibly Field Technicians I, II and III, this is an entry-level, seasonal position that performs inspections and control operations in an assigned zone or specialized function of a mosquito and vector control agency and does related work as required.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Administrative Assistant, Sutter-Yuba MVCD

Description: Under the direction of the Administrative Manager, this position is regarded as administrative and assists in organizing and controlling administrative records. The individual who fills this position will perform clerical work and other routine office functions.

Submission Deadline: June 12, 2020

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Seasonal Mosquito Control Technician, Merced County MAD

Description: The 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 mosquito control agency and does related work as required.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Public Outreach Coordinator, Alameda County MAD

Description: Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District is seeking an exceptional entry or mid-career candidate to support public outreach, education, and program evaluation efforts.  Candidates must have a strong background in communications, journalism, marketing, or education; familiarity with the public health importance of arthropods with a specific focus on mosquitoes; experience with computer software applications used for word processing, presenting, graphic design and methods for analyzing and visualizing data.  Preferred expertise includes some or all of the following: media relations, person to person outreach, and traditional marketing techniques; data analysis and program evaluation tools and methods; Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards; structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar; community engagement.

Applicants must possess: a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in communications, journalism, marketing, education, or a related field; possession of or ability to obtain and maintain Vector Control Technician Certification from the California Department of Public Health within one year of employment for Mosquito Control Technician Certificate (Category A and B), terrestrial invertebrate control specialty (Category C), and vertebrate vector control specialty (Category D); a valid California Driver’s License, the ability to maintain and be insurable under the guidelines set forth by the District’s insurance carrier, and to safely operate and navigate District vehicles to perform work-related activities.  The successful candidate will be required to complete a six (6) month probationary period.

Compensation:  annual salary of the Public Outreach Coordinator is $85,552 – $105,035; benefit package (CalPERS pension retirement, medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays).

Submission Deadline:  Applications must be received by May 31st, 2020 for consideration.

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District Manager, San Mateo County MVCD

Description: The San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District Board of Trustees is searching for a leader capable of continuing and building upon the agency’s accomplishments. The District implements an integrated mosquito and vector management program using technological advancements, operates a state-of-the-art laboratory to do in-house identification and disease evaluation, and maintains an extremely high customer satisfaction rate.

The Board of Trustees seeks an experienced professional in mosquito and vector control programs, preferably with increasing responsibility in the field combined with a relevant degree in biology, entomology, public health, or a related field. This experience will be complemented with demonstrable management skills in communication, motivation, delegation, data analytics and reporting, and public finance. The successful candidate will: be charismatic, open, and approachable; easily adjust their communication style based on the audience (such as board, staff, local officials, industry groups, or legislators); and have the capacity to manage large boards and committees comprised of individuals with a variety of competing opinions.

Submission Deadline: June 8, 2020

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Director of Operations, Orange County MVCD

Description: The Director of Operations is the executive management level class, which oversees all functions of the Operations Department including, Vector Control Inspection Field Personnel, Fleet and Equipment Maintenance and Facility Maintenance.

The incumbent is expected to exercise independent judgment and initiative in establishing efficient and effective departmental operations consistent with District policies and administrative guidelines.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Extra Help Seasonal 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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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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Vector Control Specialist III, San Gabriel Valley MVCD

Description: The Vector Control Specialist III provides directed supervision to Vector Control Specialists and seasonal help; assesses needs and manages resources within the Operations department.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Seasonal Vector Control Technician I, Northwest MVCD

Description: Seasonal vector control technicians work under direct supervision of licensed vector control technicians to apply pesticides in designated locations, such as catch basins, gutters, dairies, agricultural areas, cesspools, storm drains, ditches and residential premises. Additional duties include:

  • Keep assigned equipment in working order, reporting deficiencies and problems to supervisors.
  • Keep records as indicated of work performed
  • Assist in maintenance of building
  • Assist in receiving and maintaining inventories
  • Attends training sessions and completes learning assignments in vector control.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Director of Human Resources (Exempt, At-Will), 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. This includes planning, coordinating and directing the activities of the Human Resources Department and the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resources programs and services. Such programs and services include 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

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Mosquito Control Technician, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, the Mosquito Control Technician / Customer Service Representative (MCT/CSR) answers phones, inputs data, performs a variety of clerical tasks of moderate difficulty, and does other work as required. This position will have frequent contact with the public over the telephone and in public.

Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Vector Control Specialist, this position may also perform 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 or Operations Supervisor. This classification works relatively independently and is accountable for vehicle safety, the safe use of chemical application equipment, recording work-related data, and presenting a good public image of the District. Other duties as assigned.

This assignment will be located at either the Santa Fe Springs or 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. This position does not qualify to receive District health benefits, vacation time or holiday pay.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Mosquito Control Technician (Seasonal), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Vector Control Specialist, 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 or Operations Supervisor.  This classification works relatively independently and is accountable for vehicle safety, the safe use of chemical application equipment, recording work-related data, and presenting a good public image of the District. Other duties as assigned.

This assignment will be located at either the Santa Fe Springs or 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. This position does not qualify to receive District health benefits, vacation time or holiday pay.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Part Time Neglected Pool Targeting Analyst, Aerial Services

Description: This position is home based, and requires a reasonably fast Windows 10 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, FileZilla , 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.

This process is visually challenging, and requires attention to detail, and a consistent approach to the work. Distractions increase error rates, so the work environment should a quiet area away from other home activities. Task sessions should be limited to times that you are refreshed, and should include a short break each hour to relieve the stress of concentration.

Many of our analysts have been with us for multiple seasons, and more than a few are employees of mosquito districts .

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

Please email your interest to Julia.Bowen@AerialServices.org

Seasonal Vector Assistant, Shasta Mosquito and Vector Control District

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 mid-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.

Applications accepted: 1/31/2020 – Until filled

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