Seasonal Vector Control Assistant – Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District

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.

Position Status: Temporary, Full-Time
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Positions will be assigned to mosquito duties that may involve field work, laboratory work or a combination of both and will necessitate driving around the County in a District vehicle. 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.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, some or all of the following:

• Observe, assess, and inspect areas for immature and adult mosquito presence or habitat
• Collect samples of mosquito larvae that occur in many different habitats both urban and rural
• Apply mosquito control insecticides under the supervision of a certified vector control technician
• Assist with mosquito control efficacy testing operations during daytime and nighttime hours as requested
• Collect and prepare mosquito samples for further identification or disease testing
• Communicate District messages when interacting with members of the public
• Use a laptop or other device to collect and enter field data
• Safely operate and navigate District vehicles to perform work-related activities

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