Technical Development Specialist – Valent BioSciences, LLC

Description: A field-based position on the West Coast (US) that supports the research and development of Public Health Products for Valent BioSciences LLC. Responsible for Field R&D activities in the US, including the identification of new market and product opportunities, planning and conducting field research with VBC experimental materials and products, interpreting and reporting research data, and providing technical expertise to management, sales & marketing. Works directly at the local level with representatives of government agencies, non-government organizations (NGOs), universities, multilateral funding institutions and international donor organizations to establish technical fits for VBC products in health programs and projects. Supports SCC affiliates and channel partners as appropriate in order to realize sales. 

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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Assistant Vector Control Technician (Temporary), Antelope Valley MVCD

Description:

  • Performs field inspection for the detection, control, and prevention of
    mosquitoes.
  • Makes field identification of mosquitoes and collects samples.
  • Applies pesticides and herbicides as necessary.
  • Operates a variety of hand tools and sprayers.
  • Operates vehicles for use in treating curbs, gutters, basins, ditches, etc. as deemed necessary for the effective treatment and abatement of mosquitoes.
  • Keeps accurate records of pesticide applications and other field activities.

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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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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Seasonal Project Coordinator and Analyst Internship, Alameda County MAD

Description: The Seasonal Project Coordinator and Analyst at Alameda County MAD is primarily responsible for coordinating the District’s unmaintained swimming pool assessment and response program. Unmaintained swimming pools can produce thousands of mosquitoes each day that can transmit diseases such as West Nile virus to people in the community.  The purpose of this program is to motivate homeowners to return their swimming pool to a maintained condition so that they do not produce mosquitoes.  The Seasonal Project Coordinator and Analyst will assist with: (1) locating unmaintained swimming pools using aerial imagery and artificial intelligence, (2) notifying homeowners of the health risks associated with unmaintained swimming pools and the need to return the swimming pool to a maintained condition, (3) monitoring the swimming pool clean up progress, (4) analyze the cost and impact of the program.  Multilingual proficiency is desired, but not required. 

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2020

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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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Seasonal Vector Control Assistant – Intern, Placer Mosquito

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, and serves all of Placer County.

Final Filing Date: May 8, 2020 by 3:30 pm.

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Seasonal Vector Control Assistant – Truckee, Placer Mosquito

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.

Final Filing Date: April 10, 2020 by 3:30 pm.

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