Jobs & RFPs

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Seasonal Assistant, Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District

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.

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Limited Term Vector Control Technician, San Gabriel Valley MVCD

Description: Under the direction of the Scientific Program Manager, the Vector Control Technician inspects for and controls vectors in an assigned area, and may perform specialized tasks and/or assignments and do related work as required.

Applications Accepted: Until 2/6/2020

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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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Seasonal Vector Control Assistant – Roseville, 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. 

Final Filing Date: February 21, 2020 by 3:30 pm.

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Vector Control Technician I/II, Placer Mosquito

Description: The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is seeking a full-time Vector Control Technician I/II primarily assigned to the vector surveillance program. VCT I is the entry level of the Vector Control Technician Class and may promote to a VCT II upon completing requirements. VCTs conduct field and laboratory-based work to support the District’s mission to protect public health. Our District is based in Roseville, CA and serves all of Placer County. 

Final Filing Date: February 10, 2020

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Mosquito and Vector Control Specialist, Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District

Description: During the warmer months of the year, under the general direction of the District Manager and Assistant Manager and direct supervision of the Regional Supervisor, the Mosquito and Vector Control Specialist (MVCS) performs vector surveillance, performs vector control operations, and provides public education within the District’s service area. The MVCS is assigned a geographic zone and/or specialized functions of a vector control agency, and performs work as required.

Applications Accepted: Until February 20, 2020

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Seasonal Surveillance Assistant (Laboratory technician), West Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District

Basic Functions: Under direction, perform duties related to the District’s invasive Aedes mosquito surveillance program which would include but not be limited to, setting up various types of traps to collect invasive Aedes species, maintaining traps, processing collections, entering data and assisting in any other relevant laboratory work as directed.  

Filing Deadline: February 28, 2020

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Vector Control Assistant – Seasonal, West Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District

Basic Functions:  This is an entry level position in vector control.  The Vector Control Assistant gives assistance to an experienced technician in the inspection of vector sources, applying vector control related materials, and pursuing source reduction projects.  Work is performed in accordance with established methods and techniques.  The employee is closely supervised and receives specific assignments and guidance accompanied by detailed oral or written instructions.

Filing Deadline: February 28, 2020

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Customer Service Representative, San Gabriel Valley MVCD

Description: Under supervision, answer phones, input data, word processing, perform a variety of clerical tasks of
moderate difficulty, and to do other work as required; will have frequent contact with the public in
person and on the telephone.

Applications Accepted: Until January 30, 2020

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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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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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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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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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