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Surveillance Specialist - Mosquito Control Intern

Organization: Beaufort County
Date Posted: 8/12/2019
Country: United States
Primary Category: Miscellaneous
Salary: $12.00 hourly
Education Requirement: High School / GED

Description & Details

Surveillance represents the foundation of an effective mosquito control program by collecting mosquitoes at strategically located habitats throughout Beaufort County, testing the adult mosquitoes for mosquito-borne diseases, and identifying these insects in the field and laboratory. The Surveillance Intern will assist the Manager/Biologist during field and laboratory studies and by accurately recording data.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

  • An interest in Entomology, Biology, Environmental Health Science, Natural Science or Public Health (Note: other experience and educational backgrounds will be considered).
  • Must be a university or college student (part-time or full-time) in good standing. Will consider a recent high school graduate planning to attend a university or college in the upcoming fall with the following documents:
  1. A letter of acceptance
  2. A class registration or schedule
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Experience in field and laboratory preferred
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (up to 20 hours weekly) during the spring, winter and fall as well as 40 (or more) hours during the summer (7:30am – 4pm, Monday-Friday)

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

SALARY:  $12.00 hr

 

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment. Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigation.

How to Apply / Contact

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