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MOSQUITO CONTROL RESISTANCE COORDINATOR

YEAR-ROUND CONTRACTUAL HOURLY POSITION

Recruitment #22-008998-0035

Introduction

**REPOSTED.  Candidates who previously applied for this position do not need to reapply.**

The Maryland Department of Agriculture is recruiting for a year-round contractual position to service as the Mosquito Control Resistance Coordinator.  A Department vehicle will be provided to perform field work in assigned areas.  On the job training will be provided.

Contractual employees are paid an hourly rate for actual hours worked.  Subsidized health benefits and paid leave available.

GRADE

9998

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland Department of Agriculture Headquarters - Annapolis, Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

This position will collect mosquito egg masses statewide for the purpose of pesticides resistance testing. Other tasks will include applying larvicide for mosquito control in Anne Arundel County and mapping data of complaints which originate in Anne Arundel County.

POSITION DUTIES

Mosquito Control Resistance Coordinator (Annapolis Headquarters)

  • Collect egg masses from all counties in the State.  Package and ship the egg masses to Cornell University for pesticide resistance testing, in accordance with established protocols.
  • Conduct larviciding sevices in Anne Arundel County.
  • Map data on where complaints originate in Anne Arundel County.  Using the online complaint system, graph data to identify locations.
  • Utilize State vehicle and larviciding equipment in a safe manner, following all policies and guidelines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Age 18
Driver's license valid in Maryland with no more than 5 points on the driving record.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

College coursework in Biology or a related curriculum is desired, but not required.  (Upload transcript if applicable).

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Driver's License valid in Maryland with no more than 5 points on the driving required.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Agriculture  Human Resource Office, Room 304,  50 Harry S. Truman Parkway  Annapolis, MD  21401. All paper applications must be received by 4:30 PM on the closing date, no exceptions.  (Postmarks not accepted.) Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.

If you are submitting additional information, such as diplomas or transcripts, the preferred method is to upload them online with your application.  If you are unable to upload, you may mail, email, hand-deliver or fax (HR Fax # 443-602-9831).

For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Mary Darling at 410-841-5847 or mary.darling@maryland.gov

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