WETLANDS SPECIALIST, MOSQUITO EXTERMINATION
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
Gives assignments and instructions to individuals and supervises their
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 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.
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
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.