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SEASONAL Field Technician - Berkshire County

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources' (MDAR) mission is to help keep the Massachusetts' food supply safe and secure, and to work to keep Massachusetts agriculture economically and environmentally sound. The Massachusetts State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board (SRB),within the Department of Agricultural Resources, oversees mosquito control in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts including 12 regional programs. SRB establishes administrative and technical policies, guidelines, and best management practices to ensure mosquito control programs are safe and effective.

A cover letter and resume must be submitted as part of the application process and attached "as relevant" to the requisition.

The Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project located in Pittsfield, MA is currently seeking applicants to fill three (3) seasonal field technician positions.

The Seasonal Field Technicians performs operational functions necessary for surveillance and control of mosquitoes and detection and response to isolations of arbovirus in local towns. These are short term position and do not included benefits other than earn sick leave. Positions start in April / May and continue through November 2021.

The list of duties described below are a description of the services to be provided by seasonal field technicians for the Berkshire County Mosquito Control Project during the 2021 season.

* Inspection of mosquito breeding sites. * Application of larvicide and adulticide as instructed, under the direct supervision of the superintendent. * Assist project staff in other mosquito related activities * Keep vehicles and equipment in good working order * Must be punctual, dependable, and comply with work schedules * Personal neatness and ability to work with others * Ability to interact with the public and town officials in a professional manner

Positions 00273253 / 00273252 / 00241964

See preferred qualifications above.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keywords: State of Massachusetts, Pittsfield , SEASONAL Field Technician - Berkshire County, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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