Jobs & RFPs

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Vector Ecologist, Merced County MAD

Description: This position, under the general direction of the General Manager and direct supervision of the Operational Services Supervisor, is a mid-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. Participates in the District’s education campaign. For more complete explanation, please see job description.

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2019

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Vector Control Technician, Shasta MVCD

Description: Under the general direction of the District Manager and Assistant Manager, and reporting to the Field Supervisor, the Vector Control Technician (VCT) performs inspections (surveillance) and control operations relative to vector control operations in an assigned area or areas of responsibility, may perform tasks of a specialized function or need and do related work as required within the auspices of a mosquito and vector control agency. The Vector Control Technician reports to the Field Supervisor.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Vector Ecologist / Fish Biologist, Butte County MVCD

Description: Under the direction of the District Manager and direct supervision of the Assistant Manager and/or Entomologist II, this position provides professional biological and entomological services and provides for the production of Gambusia affinis (mosquitofish) for the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District. The Vector Ecologist / Fish Biologist must be knowledgeable and able to communicate effectively with members of the public, present himself/herself professionally, and work cooperatively with coworkers, members of the public, and employees of other agencies. This position requires working outside in a variety of weather conditions ranging from below freezing to above 100° with exposure to sun, heat, wind, and rain. The Vector Ecologist / Fish Biologist regularly works with and uses pesticides. The Vector Ecologist / Fish Biologist will be working in and around water.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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Extra Help Seasonal Mosquito Control Aide, East Side MAD

Description: This is a temporary extra-help hourly position assisting in laboratory, surveillance and field work for mosquitoes and other vectors and works under oversight of the District Manager or a designated certified laboratory technician as part of a mosquito trapping crew. Extra-help employees are used to augment permanent staff on as needed basis for a period not to exceed six-months without Board approval. Incumbents generally work under close supervision, and after a period of training, may work as assigned on a daily basis to identify areas with high mosquito abundance, presence of invasive Aedes, and assist in arbovirus surveillance.

Submission Deadline: Open Until Filled

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