WETLANDS SPECIALIST MOSQUITO EXTERMINATION
Under direction, performs office and fieldwork involved in the design,
construction, and maintenance of mosquito control structures and/or
systems; coordinates wetland activities; performs 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 for mosquito control including planning layout,
construction, and maintenance of ditches, streams, ponds, and stormwater
facilities in compliance with appliable permits and regulations, following best
May oversee the installation, construction, and maintenance of spillways,
dike, 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 and/or state
May use Global Position System (GPS) units or Geographical Information
Systems (GIS) software.
Gives assignments and instructions to personnel.
Prepares and maintains essential records and files.
Will be required to learn how 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 bachelorís
degree in one of the biological sciences or other interdisciplinary field
such as Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Natural
Resource Management, Entomology, Marine Science, or Geology
with at least twenty-one (21) semester hour credits in biology or one
of the biological sciences, supplemented by three (3) semester hour
credits in land surveying, hydraulic engineering, irrigation engineering,
or geographic information systems (GIS).
NOTE: Appointees may be required to possess a valid certificate as a
Commercial Pesticide Applicator or Pesticide Operator issued by the
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The responsibility
of certification verification rests with the appointing authority.
Appointees will be required to possess a driverís 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, streams, stormwater facilities, impoundments, ponds, and other
potential larval mosquito habitats.
Knowledge of the principles, procedures, and methods of biological science.
Ability to read and interpret wetland, soil, and threatened and endangered
species habitat maps.
Ability to read and interpret State and federal rules and regulations applicable
to wetlands activities.
Ability to conduct field inspections of mosquito habitats and assess potential
Ability to recognize and coordinate mosquito control work.
Ability to identify wetland plants.
Ability to give assignments and instructions to employees.
Ability to prepare clear, accurate, and informative reports engaged in
implementing water management projects for mosquito control.
Ability to learn how to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related
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 if they can perform
functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their own
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.