The District is also seeking candidates for a West Nile Virus Seasonal Technician to be responsible for implementing mosquito control and Integrated Mosquito Management throughout Berks County. Duties include field work, data collection, data entry, mosquito control activities and coordination with neighboring counties and Department of Environmental Protection staff.
All applicants should be able to identify larval, pupal and adult mosquitoes, transport and set up equipment in isolated areas, read and understand label directions for the application on insect eradication agents, walk and work in heavily wooded and wet areas.
All applicants are required to have a B.S. in Entomology, Environmental Resource Management, Biology or a closely related field is required; all applicants are required to possess or be able to acquire a PA Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator’s License.