Jobs & RFPs

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Laboratory Assistant *Limited Term*, Orange County MVCD

Description: Under the general direction of the Director of Scientific Technical Services and in collaboration with the Vector Ecologist, Assistant Vector Ecologist, Biologist, and/or Assistant Biologist provides assistance in the collection, analysis, and recording of vector-related field and laboratory data that are associated with the District’s scientific/technical programs and services. 

Submission Deadline: 07/13/2022 12:00 PM Pacific

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Vector Reduction Coordinator, Orange County MVCD

Description: The Vector Reduction Coordinator collaborates with staff and responsible parties, who have significant vector sources on properties under their control, to develop and implement cooperative Vector Management Plans with OCMCVD.  Goals include reducing mosquito breeding sites by working with stakeholders to mitigate significant vector sources, to lower staff time and pesticide use, and to prevent formal enforcement actions authorized under the California Health and Safety Code (HSC). In some situations, the District must employ the HSC to ensure safe conditions and to carry out its public responsibilities. The Coordinator will prepare reports, letters, and supporting documentation when enforcement is warranted. The Coordinator will work with various stakeholder groups including landowners, land managers, regulatory agencies, and other groups to provide practical and appropriate Vector Reduction Guidelines for the variety of land uses.  The Coordinator also ensures the District’s compliance with environmental laws and regulations.

Submission Deadline: 07/13/2022 12:00 PM Pacific

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Assistant Vector Ecologist/ Vector Ecologist – Sylmar Branch, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision (Assistant Vector Ecologist) or direction (Vector Ecologist), conducts and executes various aspects of the District’s scientific-technical program; collects, preserves, records, and reports on a wide variety of biological and ecological field data associated with public health vectors, with an emphasis on mosquitoes; conducts field trials and surveillance for mosquitoes and mosquito borne diseases; provides assistance in the collection, analysis, and recording of biological and entomological field and laboratory data associated with the District’s scientific subprograms and technical services; performs field and laboratory trials and studies to evaluate the effectiveness of pesticides; provides technical assistance concerning operational pesticide application methods; and performs related work as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Maintenance Technician – Santa Fe Springs Branch, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, services, repairs, and performs maintenance of District vehicles and pesticide application equipment; performs routine maintenance and repair of District buildings, facilities, fixtures, and grounds; designs and fabricates custom fixtures, equipment, and tools; coordinates with vendors regarding repairs; prepares and maintains accurate records of work activities; and performs related work as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Mosquito Control Technician, Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District

Description: Alameda County Mosquito Abatement District is seeking an exceptional entry or mid-career candidate who will be responsible for conducting a planned program of mosquito detection and control abatement, assist support staff, and perform related work as required.

Submission deadline: 7/29/2022

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Human Resources Analyst*Limited Term*, Orange County MVCD

Description: Under direction, performs complex and varied technical, professional, and confidential work required to administer human resources programs, including recruitment, job analysis and classification, compensation, employee benefits, and employee and labor relations; performs research and analysis; provides consulting services to District departments related to all aspects of human resources programs and activities; and performs related work, as required. 

Submission Deadline: July 1st, 2022

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Vector Control Technician I/II– Roseville, Placer MVCD

Description: Positions will be assigned to the mosquito and vector surveillance department that will involve on-site field work, laboratory work or a combination of both and will necessitate driving around the County in a District vehicle, operating standard laboratory equipment including microscopes, and handling biological specimens in field and laboratory settings. This position can expect to be assigned a range of duties that support the District’s mission to protect public health. 

All positions will be based at District headquarters in Roseville; however, work area may change depending on need and be anywhere in Placer County. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Associate Public Health Biologist, CDPH-VBDS

Description: The Vector-Borne Disease Section of the California Department of Public Health is recruiting for a Public Health Biologist at the Associate level. Public Health Biologists conduct activities relating to the prevention, surveillance, epidemiology, and control of vector-borne diseases in an assigned region of California. This position is located in Elk Grove, California. Please contact Dr. Novak, Supervising Public Health Biologist, Vector-Borne Disease Section, with any questions via email (Mark.Novak@cdph.ca.gov) or phone: (916) 686-8414.

Submission Deadline: July 5, 2022

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Vector Biologist/Microbiologist, CDPH-VBDS

Description: Heluna Health (HH) and the Vector-Borne Disease Section (VBDS) of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) are recruiting for the position of a Vector Biologist/Microbiologist for Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance Projects, including in the National Parks.

The Vector Biologist position is a contract position responsible for working with VBDS staff to conduct prevention, surveillance, and control of vector-borne diseases in National Parks and other regions in California. Work will be performed under the supervision of the Supervising Public Health Biologist, VBDS Coastal Region. Duties performed will help reduce the risk of vector-borne disease transmission to California residents, visitors, and employees of the National Park Service through the statewide vector-borne disease surveillance program.  

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Human Resources Generalist, Northwest MVCD

Description: Under general direction of the District Manager, holds a very responsible position and performs complex and confidential duties such as human resources, clerk of the board, and subsequently coordinates the activities and operations of the administration department, and related work as required. Incumbent provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the General Manager. The Human Resources Generalist holds a confidential position and is responsible for carrying out and evaluating specific human resources functions, serving as clerk of the board to prepare and execute the administrative processes for a monthly Board of Trustees meeting, and also managing important office duties. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Technical Development Specialist – East Coast, Valent BioSciences

Description: A field-based position located on the East Coast, US that supports the global research and development of Public Health Products for Valent BioSciences (VBC). Responsible for Field R&D activities in the Americas with special focus in the US (includes mosquito, black fly and select forest health projects), 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. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Public Health Education and Outreach Assistant, San Mateo County MVCD

Description: The Seasonal Public Health Education and Outreach Assistant, under direct supervision of the Public Health Education and Outreach Officer, shall assist in all aspects of public education and outreach-related work, including assisting with summer youth outreach enrichment programs, development of social media content, and/or analysis of use of District services by residents throughout San Mateo County. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Research Assistants, CDPH / Vector-Borne Disease Section

Description: Heluna Health (HH) and the Vector-Borne Disease Section (VBDS) of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) are recruiting for Research Assistants in the West Nile virus (WNV) and Dead Bird Surveillance Program. One full-time and one part-time position will support the WNV and Dead Bird Call Center from June through September (season length varies). Workdays are Monday through Friday. The positions are located in Richmond, CA.

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Vector Control Aide, Contra Costa MVCD

Description: Under the supervision of a Program Supervisor, 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. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Vector Control Technician I, Contra Costa MVCD

Description: Under the supervision of a Program Supervisor, performs inspections and control operations for mosquitoes and other vectors, provides assistance and support to Vector Control personnel, provides oversight of Vector Control Aides (VCAs), and does related work and supportive services as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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UAS Application Visual Observer & Load Master, Leading Edge

Description: WE’RE HIRING AN UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS (UAS) APPLICATION VISUAL OBSERVER & LOAD MASTER

Direct supervision will be under the Remote Pilot in Command (RPIC).This position has a potential for advancement opportunities to becomea UAS Remote Pilot-In-Command.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Scientific Program Director, Kern MVCD

Description: Under the direction and supervision of the District Manager, Superintendent, and/or Assistant Superintendent, this position has a full-scale leadership of the Surveillance and Research Program. The Scientific Program Director (SPD) oversees laboratory operations to ensure accurate and consistent surveillance and testing procedures. The incumbent trains, mentors, and evaluates laboratory staff to ensure quality control, safety, and record maintenance. SPD organizes and conducts high standard research projects independently or in collaboration with external institutions, and prepares reports. Similarly, SPD provides biological and entomological services and covers the illustrative tasks of the Entomologist/Lab Technician if and when the position is not filled.  

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Mosquito Education Internship (part-time), Fresno MVCD

Description:

*Must be at least 18 years of age *Must have high school diploma or equivalent 

*Must be a current or graduated undergraduate or graduate college/ university student 

*Ideally have an educational or science educational background *Must be able to read and write proficiently 

*Bilingual (Spanish) is highly desirable *Must be able to work independently and cooperatively with others *Must be able to carry 40 pounds 

*Must be safety conscience and able to learn the techniques necessary to do the job *Must be able to exercise good judgment *Must have a valid California Driver’s License and clean DMV record *Must pass LiveScan background check 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Mosquito Control Aide, Fresno MVCD

Description:

*Use a variety of traps and methods to collect adult mosquitoes and eggs 

*Use stereo microscopes, dissecting microscopes, and other laboratory equipment 

*Collect immature mosquitoes and organisms that occur in aquatic habitats 

*Collect, evaluate, and package dead birds for arbovirus testing 

*Inspect assigned areas for mosquito and other vector breeding sources 

*Maintain an awareness of patterns and practices conducive to mosquito and other vector breeding which are significant to the timing of operations 

*Identify vector species and stages of development 

*Apply pesticides according to label instructions, selecting appropriate dosage rates and equipment to obtain optimum coverage and results 

*Maintain an awareness of ecologically sensitive sources and use treatments appropriate for specific habitats 

*Initiate requests for aerial application and provide information required for an effective result 

*Reinspect treated areas to evaluate effectiveness of treatment 

*Stock mosquitofish or other biological control agents as required 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Mosquito Control Technician, Fresno MVCD

Description:

*Use a variety of traps and methods to collect adult mosquitoes and eggs 

*Use stereo microscopes, dissecting microscopes, and other laboratory equipment 

*Collect immature mosquitoes and organisms that occur in aquatic habitats 

*Collect, evaluate, and package dead birds for arbovirus testing 

*Perform general maintenance activities (repairing and maintaining traps and collecting equipment, cleaning mosquitofish tanks, District vehicles, lab equipment, etc.) 

*Inspect assigned areas for mosquito and other vector breeding sources 

*Maintain an awareness of patterns and practices conducive to mosquito and other vector breeding which are significant to the timing of operations 

*Identify vector species and stages of development 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Vector Control Aide I/II (Seasonal), San Mateo County MVCD

Description: Vector Control Aide I/II (Seasonal) employees, under direct supervision of the Operations Director, Field Operations Supervisor or Vector Control Technicians shall carry out routine inspections of residences in areas known to have mosquitoes, and/or complete field work entailing inspection and larvicidal treatment of creeks, catch basins, drains, salt marsh areas, miscellaneous sources, and stocking mosquito fish in backyard ponds. These positions also include preparing materials and equipment for work assignments, service requests, clearing access ways, some drainage maintenance, general maintenance, housekeeping, and assistance with frequent or routine needs. Seasonal employees are required to work dependably and cooperatively with others, maintain and appreciate safety precautions, and operate some specialized equipment. 

Seasonal employees may operate right-hand drive vehicles. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Vector Control Technician Aide-Temporary/Seasonal, County of San Diego DEHQ

Description: The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health & Quality (DEHQ) enhances San Diegans’ quality of life by protecting public health and safeguarding environmental quality, educating the public to increase environmental awareness, and implementing and enforcing local, state, and federal environmental laws. The Community Health Division includes the Vector Control Program (VCP), a county-wide program that monitors vectors and the diseases that they carry.

The Department of Environmental Health & Quality is currently seeking a Vector Control Technician Aide – Temporary/Seasonal that will be assigned in the Community Health Division – Vector Control Program. The work location is 5570 Overland Avenue, Suite 102, San Diego 92123.
 
The Vector Control Technician Aide – Temporary/Seasonal will conduct short-term activities, specifically related to mosquito surveillance and control throughout San Diego County. Due to seasonal increases in vector-borne illness throughout San Diego County in the warmer months, seasonal surveillance and control efforts are essential.
 
This is the entry level class in the Vector Control Technician series. Under immediate supervision, Vector Control Technician Aides receive direct training to apply pesticides, and acquire on-the-job experience in vector control work leading to certification by the State of California.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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MCT – Office Aide (Sylmar), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, the Mosquito Control Technician – Office Aide (MCT-OA) performs a variety of clerical and administrative duties for the District including but not limited to phone and customer service support, photocopying, and data entry; prepares a variety of documents and correspondence; data entry and performs related work as required. This position serves as a backup to the Administrative Assistant and front office, as needed, and may have contact with the public over the telephone, through emails, and in person.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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MCT – Office Aide (Santa Fe Springs), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Senior 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 Senior 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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MCT – Maintenance Aide, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, the Mosquito Control Technician – Maintenance Aide (MCT-MA) assists department staff with repairs and performs maintenance of District vehicles, buildings, and routine maintenance of the facility. This assignment will be based at the Santa Fe Springs office but may require occasional travel throughout the District’s jurisdiction, including reporting to the 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.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Human Resources Specialist (Limited-Term), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, performs a variety of responsible paraprofessional, technical, and administrative human resources support functions; assists with recruitment, testing, and selection of staff, administration of employee salary, insurance, and benefits transactions, workers’ compensation claims administration, coordination of employee training programs, and new hire onboarding; prepares, reviews, distributes, and maintains human resources information systems and personnel records and files; assists in completing various human resources studies and reports; provides generalist human resources support for the Director of Human Resources and other department staff; and performs related work as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Supervisor – Vector Surveillance Team– Roseville, Placer MVCD

Description: The Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District is seeking a regular full-time Supervisor assigned to lead our mosquito and vector surveillance department which monitors adult mosquito abundance, tick abundance, and vector-borne disease. This is a careertrack position with a local governmental public health agency.   Our District is based in Roseville, CA and serves all of Placer County. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Vector Assistant, Shasta MVCD

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 the first week of 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 Operations Manager and/or Scientific Operations Manager, 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.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Mosquito Control Technician (+ $600 Season Bonus), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: This is a temporary seasonal position working up to 40 hours per week for approximately six months with a tentative start date between May and July 2022 at the Sylmar Branch.

Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Senior 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 Senior 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.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

 

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Mosquito Control Technician (+ $600 Season Bonus), Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: This is a temporary seasonal position working up to 40 hours per week for approximately six months with a tentative start date between May and July 2022 at the Santa Fe Springs Branch.

Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Senior 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 Senior 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.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Seasonal Vector Control Technician I, Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District

Description: Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control District is looking for qualified applicants to fill numerous job openings for entry level, seasonal vector control technicians. These technicians work under the supervision of a licensed vector control technician to implement Integrated Vector Management practices to protect residents of Northwest Riverside County. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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MCT – Maintenance Aide, Greater Los Angeles County VCD

Description: Under general supervision, the Mosquito Control Technician – Maintenance Aide (MCT – MA) assists department staff with repairs and performs maintenance of District vehicles, buildings, and routine maintenance of facility. This assignment will be based at the Santa Fe Springs office but may require occasional travel throughout the District’s jurisdiction, including reporting to the Sylmar branch office. The duration of work is seasonal/temporary, tentatively starting in February 2022, and will last for approximately six months. This assignment is considered “at-will,” does not serve a probation period and will not gain permanency.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Entomology/Biology Assistant, Beach Mosquito Control District

Description: The Entomology Assistant assists with all aspects of arthropod vector surveillance and reports data. Determines efficacy and efficiency of insecticides. Applies pesticides, as needed, for mosquito control activities utilizing available application techniques/equipment. Work is performed under the supervision of the Entomologist and the Director. 

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Mosquito Control Assistant/Technician (Permanent and Seasonal), East Side MAD

Description: Under general supervision, to locate potential sources of mosquitoes, planning and carry out required vector suppression activities, and perform other related work as required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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Extra Help 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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