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Job Title: Environmental Technician 1
Job Number:
Organization: Fairfax County Health Department, Disease Carryng Insects Program
Posted: 1/11/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Environmental Health
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 13
Location: Fairfax,  VA    USA
Compensation: 17.65/hour
Position Description: Agency: Health Department Job #: Salary: Starting at $17.6464/hr., depending on experience Hours: 7:30 – 4:00 Location: Kelly Square, Fairfax Description: Works as part of the Division of Environmental Health, in the Disease Carrying Insects Program, performing field or lab activities associated with vector- borne disease surveillance and control activities in Fairfax County. Duties may include mosquito and tick sample collection and identification, pesticide application, participation in public education and outreach activities, assisting in investigations and other site evaluations. Attends regular staff meetings and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have experience and knowledge related to environmental health programs and service areas. Working knowledge of personal computers and ability to use field inspection and/or surveillance equipment. Strong oral communication and customer service skills. Ability to work well in a team environment. Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience and training equivalent to graduation from high school or G.E.D. issued by a state department of education, with courses in chemistry and/or biology and two years of acceptable laboratory experience. Certifications and Licenses Required: Valid driver’s license. Physical Requirements: Ability to walk, negotiate/traverse sites with unleveled terrain and/or narrow passages; crouch, kneel, bend, reach, stretch, climb ladders, use test equipment, lift and carry instruments and other objects weighing up to 25 pounds, wear personal protective equipment, and operate personal computer. Ability to conduct inspections/investigations in extreme temperature environments. Ability to operate motor vehicle in adverse weather conditions. Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check and a check of the Child Protective Services Registry to the satisfaction of the employer. Note: The following positions may be available to work until October 2019. Work hours will be from 7:30 to 4:00: E-Status - This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay. G-Status - This position is may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible for health benefits, to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

Organization Description: Fairfax County Health Department’s Disease Carrying Insects Program works to lower the threat of diseases spread by mosquitoes and ticks. The program uses an integrated approach to pest management that includes active monitoring, control measures, and public outreach and education to help protect county residents. Learn more about the work we do and how we can help you.

Closing Date: 4/11/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Joshua Smith,  Environmental Technician 1
Contact Location: 10777 Main St.

Fairfax   VA  22030
United States
Contact Location: 10777 Main St.
 
  Fairfax   VA  22030
  United States
Contact Phone: 7032468477 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: joshua.smith@fairfaxcounty.gov
Web Address: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/fightthebite
How to Apply: To apply: Submit cover letter and resumes to joshua.smith@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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