Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Salary: $36,000.00 - $66,555.00
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.
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
driverís 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.
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
Seasonal Assistant, Mosquito Control Middlesex
Summer Job Announcement
If you enjoy working outdoors
and have an interest in field biology and/or public health this is a
great summer job. The Middlesex County Mosquito Commission is hiring
seasonal employees to assist in control of mosquitoes for the 2017
season. We are looking for motivated, responsible individuals with the
desire to be a part of an environmentally conscious team of
professionals serving the Middlesex County residents. No experience
necessary, field training will be provided for all aspects of the job.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Commission
Be at least 18 years old and possess a valid
New Jersey driverís license with a clean driving record;
Pass a background check;
Obtain a NJ Pesticide Operator License upon
Have ability to work independently in a variety
of outdoor conditions.
Previous classes in biology a plus.
WORK HOURS: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM,
Monday through Friday.
HOURLY RATE $ 10.50 per hour.
LOCATIONS: May be assigned to work
at either- EDISON: 200 Parsonage Rd. Edison NJ (or) SOUTH BRUNSWICK: 81
Broadway Rd, South Brunswick NJ.
JOB DUTIES include, but are not limited to-
Performing inspections of mosquito habitats in
assigned areas (urban & sylvan);
Collecting samples and applying control
procedures including use of appropriate pesticides;
Recording and reporting completed assignments;
Performing manual labor and other assigned
tasks as necessary.
HOW TO APPLY:
Call: 732-549-0665 (or) Apply in Person 7.00 AM to 3.30 PM
Contact: William Evegan, Supervisor, Middlesex
County Mosquito Commission, 200 Parsonage Road. Edison, NJ 08837.
County Mosquito Commission:
The Middlesex County Mosquito
Commission is an autonomous agency within county government.
The Commission was created in 1914 in accordance with the laws of
the State of New Jersey, NJSA, Title 26, Chapter 9, Article 2 which
mandates provision for mosquito control in every county in state.
The Commissionís primary purpose is to protect the residents of
Middlesex County from nuisance mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases
such as West Nile Virus by using a comprehensive Integrated Mosquito
Management program that includes public education, mosquito
surveillance, water management, biological control and chemical control.
The Commission works closely with the NJ Agricultural Experiment
Station, Rutgers University and the State of New Jersey (State Mosquito
Control Commission, the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services and
agencies within the NJ Department of Environmental Protection) as part
of a cooperative statewide effort to control mosquitoes.