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4/29/2013 - Biologist, Mosquito Extermination


Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  Bridgeton, N.J. 08302  856-453-2121

April 29, 2013

Biologist, Mosquito Extermination

Public Works (Mosquito Extermination)

Provisional, Pending Civil Service Procedures

Salary Range: $45,059 - $60,683

Duties:  Under  direction, performs laboratory and field work requiring application of biological and closely  related  principles and techniques; identifies locations for sampling points for the following season; determines the most effective pesticide treatments using larvicides and and/or adulticides; identifies areas suitable for biological control, supervises its implementation, and monitors its effectiveness; provides information and educational sessions to the general public; trains staff on identification of breeding areas, use of equipment, sampling, species identification, and proper use of pesticides; does other related duties as required.

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in one of the biological sciences.



Hours:              Typical work shifts are 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. Occasional evening, weekend, and/or holiday hours required.

Note:                Offers of employment for this title are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness testing that includes drug screenings, criminal background checks, and verifications of clean driving records.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to the Personnel Assistant at or fax to 856-453-0361.  Application deadline is May 14, 2013.

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.