State of Maryland

CHIEF, MOSQUITO CONTROL PROGRAM (#000077)

- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $54,257.00-$87,110.00 Yearly


GRADE

19

NATURE OF WORK

This is professional mosquito control work at the managerial level. The Chief, Mosquito Control is responsible for implementing, planning, directing and coordinating both the administrative and technical phases of a Statewide mosquito control program including ground and air spray operations and permanent control activities. This employee also serves as the Department's expert on mosquito control.

An employee in this class works under the administrative direction of an Assistant Secretary and confers with the Assistant Secretary on matters of policy and program objectives.

Work effectiveness is determined through conferences and evaluation of program results.

The employee supervises a staff of entomologists, engineers, mosquito control supervisors, mechanics, motor equipment operators, clerical employees and seasonal workers.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Directs and coordinates the work of the Department of Agriculture's Mosquito Control Section;

Develops section operating rules and procedures in conformance with applicable laws and regulations and Departmental policies;

Provides technical guidance and prepares budgets for State and County Mosquito Control Programs;

Evaluates the effectiveness of program conducted by subordinates throughout State;

Directs the evaluation of new methods, chemicals and equipment used in control programs and the evaluation of control techniques under field conditions;

Directs investigation of mosquito transmitted disease and formulates coordinated control measures for entire State;

Performs other related duties.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Class descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Date Established

Jul 1 1980 12:00AM

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 000077; EST: 7/1/1980; REV: ;

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