Scientific Operations Manager, Shasta MVCD

Description: Under the general direction of the District Manager, the Scientific Operations Manager (SOM) is an at-will, exempt, confidential, managerial position responsible for the management of the Surveillance, Research and Laboratory Operations Department and its staff. The SOM plans, organizes, administers, develops, and implements the District’s surveillance program, oversee laboratory functions, which monitors organisms of public health significance such as mosquitoes, ticks, rodents, and vector- borne disease incidence in SMVCD boundaries, as well as other scientific activities that support other District programs. This position performs advanced professional work which requires the interpretation and application of advanced concepts, methods, procedures, and technologies related to vector and vector-borne disease surveillance. Excellent communication, leadership skills and sound judgement are required.

Submission Deadline: Open until filled

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