We are Hiring!
Clackamas County Vector Control District is hiring seasonal employees to assist in control and abatement of flies and mosquitoes for the 2014 season. We are looking for motivated, responsible individuals with the desire to be a part of an environmentally conscious team of professionals.
Qualified individuals MUST:
- Obtain a Public Pesticide Applicator’s License upon hire
- Pass a background check
- Work well under light supervision
- Possess valid Oregon Drivers License with a clean driving record
- Be able to drive standard transmission vehicles
- Be able to lift 50 pounds
Job duties include, but are not limited to:
- Performing inspections, collecting samples, and applying control procedures
- Assisting in placing and collecting mosquito traps
- Recording and detailing completed assignments
No experience necessary, training provided. Previous classes in Biology and/or Entomology a plus.
Phone/Fax: 503-655-8394 or E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Administration of the District
The Clackamas County Vector Control District is a special district with its own tax base (currently .0065/$1000 of assessed value or 65 cents per $100,000 of assessed value). The District maintains its own buildings, ponds, vehicles, and equipment. All personnel employed by the District receive certified training and are Oregon Licensed Pesticide Applicators.
Executive District Director:
Board of Trustees:
Dan Green: Chairman, John Borden: Vice Chairman, Gordon Young: Secretary, Lowell Hanna: Treasurer, Mike Bondi
The governing power is vested in the Board of Trustees appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to serve without pay for a four-year term of office. The Board of Trustees meet regularly each month, on the first Tuesday at 2:30pm, and all meetings are open to the public. At each January meeting the Board elects a Chairperson, Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. The Board employs a District Director to carry out the policies established by the Board.
The Clackamas County Vector Control District is responsible for control of flies and mosquitoes within Clackamas County. Control of these vectors is not intended to be total eradication since the concept of total eradication is unachievable and environmentally unsound, requiring unacceptable quantities of pesticide. The goals of the District, therefore, are to limit the number of vectors thus reducing annoyance and the likelihood of vector borne disease for persons living in the District.
Budget Meeting and Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees
Next meeting will be Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at 2:30 PM at the Vector Control office (1102 Abernethy Rd. Oregon City)
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