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Mosquito Field Technicians/Laborers

(Multiple positions available)

 

Monmouth County Mosquito Control Division

1901 Wayside Road

Tinton Falls, NJ  07724

www.visitmonmouth.com/mosquito

 

Start Date:      approximately May 15, 2018

End Date:       approximately September 15, 2018

                        (Starting and ending dates flexible based on employee’s school or college schedule)

Salary Range:             $12/hour, 40 hours per week

Work Hours: 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday-Friday

Job Description: After undergoing NJDEP approved training, a seasonal employee will primarily work as a certified pesticide operator under the supervision and direction of a mosquito control inspector/licensed applicator.   The seasonal employee will become familiar with basic mosquito biology and habitat and participate in an integrated pest management approach to mosquito control.  Working in teams of two, the seasonal employee will be responsible to inspect known mosquito habitats, apply appropriate control and maintain accurate records of inspection and action taken.  Mosquito Field Technician may also be involved in setting and retrieving mosquito surveillance traps and related duties under the supervision of mosquito entomologists. Other related duties as required.  Work is primarily outdoors.  Knowledge of basic biology/ecology is desirable. 

Required Qualifications:

Must be 18 years or older

Must have valid NJ basic driver’s license (no provisional licenses) and good driving record

Must pass drug and alcohol test

Map reading

Record-keeping skills

 

Interested candidates must:

complete Application to County of Monmouth found at “How to Apply”

https://co.monmouth.nj.us/page.aspx?ID=1353

Indicate Mosquito Field Technician for “Title applying for”

 

Email completed application to mc-humanresources@co.monmouth.nj.us and mosquitoes@co.monmouth.nj.us

 

For more information contact:

Vicki Thompson, Acting Superintendent

Monmouth County Mosquito Control Division

1901 Wayside Road

Tinton Falls, NJ  07724

Phone:  732-542-3630

Fax:     732-542-3267

E-mail: mosquitoes@co.monmouth.nj.us


Faculty Position - Vector Ecologist
Department of Biological Sciences
Purdue University

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position (academic year appointment at the Assistant Professor level) in Vector Ecology, addressing fundamental questions on the relationships among vectors, pathogens, and hosts. We seek candidates with research interests including (but not limited to) emerging infectious diseases, zoonotic diseases, epidemiology, vector and pathogen evolution, biodiversity-disease relationships, short- and long-term impacts of climate change, population genetics, and land-use changes.
Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Biology or related field and relevant postdoctoral experience. The successful applicant is expected to maintain an externally funded research program in Vector Ecology, teach undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in ongoing programs in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology area and the Department of Biological Sciences.
Opportunities:
Extensive opportunities for collaboration exist across the Purdue campus. The Department of Biological Sciences has over 50 faculty members conducting research in ecology and evolutionary biology, structural biology, neurobiology, virology, microbiology, molecular and cell biology, bioinformatics, and biology education (http://www.bio.purdue.edu/). These opportunities are enhanced by a highly interactive community of scientists within the Colleges of Science, Agriculture, Pharmacy, Health and Human Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Engineering and interdisciplinary centers in the life sciences including the Purdue Center for the Environment, the Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience, and the Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery.
Submission:
Applications should be submitted electronically to https://hiring.science.purdue.edu/ as a single PDF file containing a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, a two to three page summary of research interests, and a one-page teaching statement. Purdue University’s Department of Biological Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue is an ADVANCE institution. Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Esteban Fernandez-Juricic, Chair, Vector Ecologist Biology Search Committee at (search@bio.purdue.edu) or Vector Ecologist Biology Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, 915 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054. Review of applications will begin October 16, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue University is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.