Seasonal Mosquito Technician


Seasonal Mosquito Technician

Looking to build your career in an exciting industry and a growing world class organization? Come see why so many of our team members recommend us to their friends!

Who are we?

Vector Disease Control is proud to be a member of the Rentokil family of companies in North America. We pride ourselves on being a trusted partner to many of the world's leading brands across industries as diverse as manufacturing, distribution, retail, food service, and hospitality. We are extremely proud of our legacy of excellence and constantly work to enhance the value and impact of our services.


What do our Seasonal Mosquito Technicians do?

Our Mosquito Technicians are responsible for performing mosquito surveillance, and control fieldwork, which is a part of an integrated mosquito management program. The Mosquito Tecnicians also provide a quality, and professional service to our customers by delivering service with courtesy, safety, and dependability, to ensure each customer has a positive experience.

Functions include, but are not limited to the following:

Routinely inspect control zones for potential mosquito breeding habitat and the presence of mosquito larvae by visual inspection and “dipping”

Assess each inspection site and utilize the appropriate control techniques, such as: no action, source reduction, biological control, public education and chemical control (including the application of larvicides at the labeled application rates)

Accurately record all findings and control activities on the appropriate log sheet and GPS unit, and enter data into VDCI’s database as required by the contract

Be thoroughly familiar with all applicable chemical labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and handle/apply all chemicals according to label specifications

Obey all traffic laws

Report all incidents or accidents to contract supervisor immediately

Know and follow proper safety and spill procedures at all times, and use all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) regularly

Inspect private and/or public property for the presence of mosquito adults/larvae/breeding habitat when service requests are received

Take appropriate control action (adulticide/larvicide/manipulate habitat) when mosquitoes are found, and accurately record all data on proper log sheet and GPS unit, and enter data into VDCI’s database during service request inspections

Communicate respectfully, honestly, and knowledgeably to residents at all times during service request inspections, routine larvicide activities, or during any other public relations activities

Know and follow the proper and safe operations of all equipment used, including but not limited to: automobiles, ATVs, larvicide application equipment (Backpack applicators, B&G sprayers, squirt bottles, ), adulticide application equipment (hand-foggers, backpack foggers, truck foggers, etc.) dippers and other surveillance equipment, safety equipment (respirators, face shields, etc.)

Fill trucks/sprayers with gasoline as needed

Fill sprayers and any other application equipment with the proper pesticides as needed and follow all required safety precautions

Wash trucks and clean equipment as required by the Contract Supervisor

Mix pesticides & diluents accurately as needed, and follow all required safety precautions

Maintain a clean, organized workplace and report safety hazards to the contract supervisor immediately

Acquire and maintain all required licenses, certifications, , as required by the law and VDCI

Never allow a passenger, other than another VDCI employee, to ride in a VDCI truck at any time

Fully support, enforce, promote and implement the company’s safety policies and programs

React to change promptly and effectively, and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

What do you need?

Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn

Must Obtain state pesticide applicator licensing (training provided)

Ability to obtain and maintain licenses/certificates as required by federal, state and local regulations

Must pass pre-employment background screen

Must possess a valid driver’s license and pass motor vehicle record search

Additional Information

We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference where our customers live and work. Is that you?

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Rentokil North America is a Drug-Free Workplace

Rentokil North America is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to equality in every aspect of employment. As we expand, we are focused on building a foundation of diverse talent and equality in all areas of our workforce. All qualified applicants receive equal consideration, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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Job Type
Full Time
9 days ago

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