12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM
1/11/2019 11:59:00 PM
Type of Recruitment
Yearly: $44,755.00/Min -
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.;
DNREC/Office of Natural
Res./ Fish and Wildlife
Fld Ofc: (2430 Old County Road, Newark,, DE, 19702)
DNREC Human Resources
This position is responsible for conducting numerous scientific and
operational aspects involved in implementing mosquito control activities
over a large area including: conducting mosquito surveillance and
abatement practices, mosquito disease surveillance, calibrating
insecticide application equipment, coordinating aerial insecticide
applications, operation/computer programming of automated water control
structures, training of seasonal employees, preparing data summaries and
technical reports, analyzing and evaluating scientific data, data entry
and manipulation using standard data processing software, mosquito
related research and public outreach and education.
Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job
requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next
Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be
eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.
Six months experience in mosquito control, including mosquito population
monitoring, arbovirus surveillance, and insecticide use.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common
to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an
exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class.
Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive,
incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically
Conducts field studies or inspections and evaluations for compliance
with permit and regulatory requirements; observes, collects, analyzes,
reviews and interprets data from standard field studies, compliance
inspections, various regulatory submissions or literature and makes
Performs statistical analysis of data.
Conducts technical reviews and makes recommendations on permit
applications or other various regulatory submissions to ensure
compliance with regulations.
Prepares permits, technical reports and/or enforcement case documents.
Responds to technical/regulatory inquiries from other state, local and
federal agencies as well as public and private organizations or
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Scientist III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience
demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Life, Physical, or Applied
Science or related field.
Six months experience in environmental or natural resources project
management which includes planning, developing, implementing, managing
and evaluating environmental or natural resources projects to ensure
objectives are met.
Three years experience in analyzing and evaluating scientific data.
Three years experience in interpreting environmental laws, rules,
regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
Six months experience in using an automated information system to enter,
update, modify, delete, retrieve/inquire and report on data.
Six months experience in technical report writing.
Conditions of Hire
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.
As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not
suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
As a condition of hire the applicant must agree as a requirement of
employment to possess a Category 5C Mosquito Control Pesticide
Certification within 180 days of employment.
To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a
rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the
job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide
complete and accurate information on your application and the
supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and
job duties. For education and training, list name of educational
provider, training course titles and summary of course content.
Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be
supported by the information supplied on the application including your
employment, education and training history as it relates to the job
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence
related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep
your contact information current. You may also view all
correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My
Applications” tab at
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases
of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary
aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the
Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The
State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
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