EMPLOYMENT

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Seasonal Positions

Field

Seasonal Vector & Source Reduction Technicians

  • Perform activities to control mosquitoes
  • Collect field data regarding mosquitoes
  • Source Reduction performs activities that control mosquitoes in unique habitats
  • Day Shift treats for mosquito larvae or pupae in
    • pools, woodlots, flooded fields, ditches, sewage lagoons, drains etc.
  • Night Shift treats for adult mosquitoes through
    • yard treatments
    • countywide misting along roads
Surveillance 2018

Seasonal Biology Assistants

  • Monitor mosquito populations and mosquito-borne disease.
  • Trap and collect mosquitoes around the county
  • Identify and sort mosquitoes
  • Collect and sample dead corvids (crows and blue jays)
  • Test the efficacy of products
Office

Seasonal Clerk Typists

  • Answer phones
  • Assist residents that visit Mosquito Control
  • Schedule treatments
  • Register requests or complaints
  • Capture Data

Requires technology skills such as word processing and effective public communication.

Education 2018

Seasonal Education Assistant

Do you like filming and photography? What about photo editing or graphic design? Do you enjoy conversing with people?

This department documents all SCMAC's operations. It utilizes software to edit videos and photos, design new banners, brochures & booklets. Public speaking is essential as we frequently interact with county residents.

Needs to be creative and have a heart for educating. An interest in photography, filming and graphics design are beneficial.

Hours & Wages

  • Positions start at a $1 above the State of Michigan minimum wage.
  • Seasonal positions are from April through September annually.
  • Full time positions are available on both the day and night shifts.
  • Part time positions are available only on the night shift.

Almost half of the jobs at SCMAC require working the night shift. Determination of shift assignments is at the discretion of management.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED - earned prior to June 10, 2019
  • 18 years of age before June 10, 2019
  • Valid State of Michigan driver's license - no more than 5 points on record and no restrictions
  • Proficient in reading maps and following directions
  • Interact well with the public
  • Pass physical and drug tests as well as a criminal background check
  • Pass the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Pesticide Applicator Core test
  • A mandatory 12 hour training session held in April
    • 8 hours on Friday, 4 hours on Saturday
    • This session reviews material for MDARD tests
    • Test is administered on Saturday following the completion of the review
  • Returning field and biology employees must be 7F certified.

Training Manuals