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Do you have experience in the field of mosquito control? If you meet the minimum qualifications, we encourage you to apply with Chatham County as an Entomology Assistant.

Job Summary: Under direct supervision, you will perform mosquito surveillance fieldwork. You will maintain and monitor mosquito surveillance equipment. You will care for laboratory chickens used in mosquito abatement activities and take blood samples from chickens. Your knowledge of mosquito surveillance techniques, mosquito breeding habitats, laboratory protocol, and safety procedures are all essential to your job. Your computer and communication skills are critical as you will prepare and present reports of your work. Your daily duties will require manual labor, including walking long distances over rough terrain, climbing, stooping, kneeling, and crawling. You may also serve as a crew member in County rotary aircraft. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, and six (6) months of experience in the field of mosquito control; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. You must be able to use hypodermic needles to draw blood. You must be able to lift or move up to 50 pounds. You must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.

Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.


Posting Start : 05/27/2021

Posting End : 06/09/2021

HOURLY RATE RANGE: $13.93-$22.29

Company Description
There is something very charming and familiar about Chatham County, GA; very historic, yet very now; very suburban, yet very metropolitan; simply an amazing place to live, work, play and raise a family. Chatham County, the 5th oldest county in the State of Georgia (and the largest county outside of the Atlanta metropolitan area), is an idyllic riverfront community containing the beautiful and international city of Savannah and the 3 crystal clear miles of uninterrupted public beach at Tybee Island.