ENTOMOLOGIST MOSQUITO EXTERMINATION
Under direction, in a Mosquito Extermination agency, performs
laboratory and field work involved in the identification and
control of mosquitoes; may handle and use pesticides; does
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative
purposes only. A particular position using this title may not
perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely,
all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Organizes and develops a program of mosquito identification to
determine the effectiveness of the mosquito control program.
Performs the laboratory work involved in the identification of
Assists in developing effective mosquito control programs using
Prepares various types of reports.
Maintains files and records.
Performs mosquito taxonomic and mounting work.
Studies mosquitoes to determine their influence on the spread
Supervises non-technical personnel responsible for locating,
controlling and eradicating mosquitoes.
May handle and use pesticides.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by
the agency, office, or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
Bachelor's degree and with a major course of study in biology,
entomology or related field.
One (1) year of experience in entomology work.
NOTE: Possession of a Master's degree from an
accredited college or university in entomology may be substituted
for the above experience.
Appointees may be required to possess certification as
a Pesticide Applicator, Commercial as required by the
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in
accordance with N.J.A.C. 7:30-6.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential
duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles and of the science of entomology.
Knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the
identification, control and eradication of mosquitoes.
Knowledge of the methods used in applying insecticides and other
materials used in the extermination and control of mosquitoes,
Ability to provide assignments and instructions to assigned
Ability to develop mosquito control programs.
Ability to apply pesticides, where required.
Ability to prepare clear, accurate and informative reports.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in
English sufficiently to perform duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered
as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations.
If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for local government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.