|Title||Seasonal Field Technician|
|Start Date||March 2021|
|End Date||September 2021|
|Job Information||Do you enjoy the outdoors? Are you interested in helping your community? If so, Clackamas County Vector Control District may have the position for you. We are seeking self-motivated individuals who don’t mind interacting with the public for several temporary seasonal mosquito control positions. You will be working outside, with limited supervision, protecting the community from the annoyance of mosquitoes and diseases such as West Nile virus. For those studying and teaching Agriculture, Biology or other applied sciences this position is an excellent resume builder and offers you an opportunity to gain field experience in sampling techniques and data collection. Seasonal positions start at $18.00 per hour, pay is increased upon successful completion of the Oregon Public Pesticide Applicators and Pesticide Laws and Safety exams.
Mosquito season generally runs March through September. Time off during this time is expected to be minimal. Seasonal field technicians will be working 6:30am-5:00pm Monday through Thursday.
Duties will include, but will not be limited to the following:
Background in biology preferred, but not necessary
Clackamas County Vector Control District is an equal employment opportunity employer.
Clackamas County Vector Control District Office
To apply please submit a signed copy of the following application to email@example.com or via USPS mail to:
Clackamas County Vector Control
|Title||Assistant Biologist (Seasonal)|
|Salary||$26.67 – $35.74 per hour depending on experience.|
|Hours and Duration||Monday – Thursday 6:30am – 5:00pm / 6 Months|
|Job Information||Seeking hard working candidate with good communication and organizational skills and a strong background in biology, with emphasis vector borne disease ecology. Successful candidate will collect, identify, enumerate, process and analyze vectors (mostly mosquitoes), using typical laboratory techniques and methods. Candidates should be comfortable in field and laboratory settings, have strong interpersonal communication skills, and be well trained in the scientific method, especially as it relates to vector borne disease ecology and epidemiology. Duties include setting and retrieving vector traps in swamps and wetlands, working in conditions that may expose them to insect bites, and working with infectious agents in a laboratory setting. Candidates should have a strong desire to support research on vector borne diseases, and will be expected to participate in research projects and other duties.
Primary duties (under the supervision of the District Biologist)
Minimum qualifications: BS or BA degree in Biology or a related discipline. Experience in vector control will be preferred. Other qualifications include a valid driver’s license and insurability and a pesticide applicator certification or the ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire. Successful candidate must pass a reference check and criminal background screen, and may be asked to participate in a pre-employment drug screen and medical exam.
Salary/Wage Range: $26.67 – $35.74 per hour depending on experience.
Hours and Duration: Monday – Thursday 6:30am – 5:00pm / 6 Months
Applicants have three options to apply for this position: (We DO NOT accept resumes in lieu of the District general application, but attaching a resume is encouraged.)
Applications may be submitted by US Mail or email scanned pdfs delivering the application materials to:
Clackamas County Vector Control District
Email application materials (in pdf) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require accommodation to participate in our application process, please contact Josh Jacobson at 503-655-8394. The District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. Veteran’s preference available.