Mosquito Control Maintenance Laborer, City of Laramie

Laramie, WY

Job Title: Mosquito Control Maintenance Laborer

Organization: City of Laramie

Location: Laramie, WY

Duties: Join the Parks Department to perform surveillance and control of larval and adult mosquitoes within the City and on 70,000 acres of ranch land around the City.

  • Apply biological and chemical pesticides by hand, ATV’s, and trucks.
  • Assist in loading biological control agents for aerial applications.
  • Surveillance and lab testing of adult mosquitos.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate will have Wyoming Department of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Applicators license with Public Health or Mosquito Control endorsements and one-year previous experience in mosquito control (or eager to learn personality).
  • Background in Entomology, Biology, Natural Resources, or Agriculture or related sciences.
  • Availability to begin work mid-May and work through August.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have or be able to obtain valid Class C driver license.
  • Must meet physical requirements for respirator use.
  • Flexibility to work different shifts from early morning to overnight and weekends, including split shifts.
  • Ability to perform strenuous manual labor outdoors in all types of weather. Complete physical mobility and average strength. Ability to develop skills in a wide variety of equipment operation and basic mechanical skills.
  • Ability to work with other employees and interact with the public. Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Job requires steel-toed work boots.
  • First aid, CPR and other OSHA certification may be required and will be made available through on the job training.
  • Applicants who are offered an appointment are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation, drug screening test and driver license check.

Start/End Dates: May – August (Dates Are Flexible)

Salary/Pay: $10.40 – $13.32 per hour

How to Apply: This position is open until filled, please click here to apply.