The Morris County Department of Public Works, Mosquito Control Division, is seeking a Biologist to become part the mosquito control staff.  We are looking for a candidate to supervise inspection staff, perform field work requiring the application of biological and closely related principles and techniques; does other related duties as required.

Essential Duties:

  • Supervises and coordinates the work activities of inspection staff.
  • Ensures the proper handling and application of insecticides.
  • Develops effective work plans and schedules areas to be inspected, treated or cleaned.
  • Organizes program to determine effectiveness of the mosquito control program.
  • Teaches employees proper methods of utilizing insecticides.
  • Supervises the proper use of equipment and supplies.
  • Prepares various kinds of reports and maintains essential records and files.
  • Required to apply insecticides.
  • Required to drive a truck or other vehicle.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and or manual recording and information systems utilized by the agency.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in one of the biological sciences.
  • Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid New Jersey Pesticide Applicators License, CORE and category 8B within three months of employment.
  • Applicants must be able to read and write English

Salary:

$48,754 annual, 40-hour work week and is not negotiable.  The County offers a comprehensive benefit package.

Apply:

For consideration, please fill out our online employment form as well as attach a copy of your cover letter and resume.

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