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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


Environmental Scientist III

Recruitment #022718-MGBE03-400300, Opening Date 3/2/2018 Closing Date 3/22/2018 11:59:00 PM

Agency: DNREC/Office of Natural Resources/Fish & Wildlife  

Summary Statement This position is responsible for conducting scientific and operational aspects involved in running a large area mosquito control program including: conducting mosquito surveillance and abatement practices, mosquito disease surveillance, calibration of insecticide application equipment, coordinating aerial insecticide applications, operation/computer 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.   For more details regarding position and link to apply online, please visit:  Environmental Scientist III


Executive Director, North Shore Mosquito Abatement District

Position Open: Executive Director Recruitment Period: Open Until Filled Anticipated start date: May 1, 2018

The District is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. The primary responsibility of the Executive Director is to supervise all operations, planning and management of the mosquito abatement district; to apply procedures consistent with current integrated mosquito management practices and to assure that sound scientific principles are employed in mosquito control operations.

For more details, click here.


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.


Entomologist (Full-Time)

Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Salary: $36,000.00 - $66,555.00


Apply at: http://mosquito-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobseeker/job/34606823/

Description:
Under the direction of the Superintendent the position requires oversight of all mosquito surveillance, identification, data entry, research, public relations and related activities. Both laboratory and field work are required. A New Jersey pesticide applicator license will be required mainly for pesticide efficacy testing and not regular pesticide control applications.                                                                     

Requirements 

Minimum Requirements: New Jersey Civil Service Commission Job Specification 01737. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences with a preference for entomological studies and two years experience in mosquito control or research. An advanced degree (MS, PhD) is preferred but not necessary. Must become a resident of the county within one year of employment, obtain a NJ driver’s license and a NJ pesticide applicator commercial license as required by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection in accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:30-6. Prospective employees of Cape May County, NJ will undergo a criminal background check, health physical, drug test and functional assessment test.  

Knowledge and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of entomology, mosquito biology/ecology, arboviruses, surveillance trapping methods, scientific research, supervision of laboratory staff and surveillance activities. Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate in English all aspects of the activities listed above to staff, local government officials and the public as needed. Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc. The ability to work effectively and respectfully with others is highly valued. Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.

Physical Demands: This position requires both laboratory and field activities as needed to complete the tasks of the job description. This will include lifting up to 50 lbs.; bending at knees and waist; reaching overhead; traversing uneven ground and aquatic environments; periodically perform repetitive motion associated with computer use and laboratory equipment; periodically work outside the regular scheduled work week to include evenings and weekends when needed.

Apply at: http://mosquito-jobs.careerwebsite.com/jobseeker/job/34606823/