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Job Specification 02419

 
 WETLANDS SPECIALIST, MOSQUITO EXTERMINATION
 
 DEFINITION

 Under direction performs office and fieldwork involved in the design,
 construction, and maintenance of mosquito control structures and/or
 systems; does other related duties.

 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:

 Coordinates all wetland activities including planning layout and
 construction of ditches by dragline, backhoe, and rotary ditcher.

 Supervises installation, construction, and maintenance of spillways,
 dikes, and levees

 May assist in developing more effective mosquito control programs
 through field investigation including inspection and mapping of
 mosquito breeding areas on wetlands.

 Obtains right-of-entry agreements from property owners.

 May write projected proposals for work to be done on federal/state
 property.

 Gives assignments and instructions to individuals and supervises their
 work.

 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.

 REQUIREMENTS:

 EDUCATION:

 Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
 Bachelor's degree with a major course of study in biology, entomology
 or related field supplemented by three (3) semester hour credits of
 engineering courses in land surveying, hydraulic or irrigation engineering.

 NOTE: Possession of a current, valid certificate as a Commercial
 Pesticide Applicator or a Commercial Pesticide Operator issued by the
 NJ Department of Environmental Protection may be required.

 LICENSE:

 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 duties of the position

 KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

 Knowledge of problems involved in the design, construction, and
 maintenance of ditches and draglines.

 Knowledge of principles, procedures, and methods of biological science

 Ability to recognize and coordinate mosquito control work.

 Ability to give assignments and instructions to employees.

 Ability to prepare clear, accurate, and informative reports.

 Ability 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 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.

 CODES: LG - 02419            MCK          07/02/01

 This job specification is for local government use only.