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2020

Grant County Mosquito Control District No.1 (GCMCD) is announcing the beginning of the spray application season. The district will be utilizing multiple insecticides for 2020. These include Vectobac GS, VectoMax FG, VectoPrime, Altosid, Natular G, Natular G30, Metalarv, CoCo Bear, Duet, Zenivex, and Merus. The active ingredients of these insecticides are Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis, Bacillus sphaericus, Methoprene, Spinosad, mineral oil, Sumithrin, Piperonyl Butoxide, Prallethrin, Pyrethrin, and Etofenprox. Spray applications will begin in March and continue through October 2020, all of which are weather dependent. Treatment locations will be within the mosquito control district boundary which can be found on our website www.gcmcd1.org. More information about the insecticides planned for use can be found at www.clarke.com and www.valentbiosciences.com. The Washington State Department of Ecology Aquatic Pesticides Permit Manager is Chelsea Morris and can be reached at (360) 407-6563. The NPDES Permittee is Ann Belchik-Moser, the District Manager of GCMCD. (509) 765-7731, PO Box 5090, Moses Lake, WA 98837.

Application period closes June 1st, 2020 or when positions are filled.

 

Grant County Mosquito Control District #1

11905 RD 4 NE #16, Moses Lake, WA 98837

 

Available Seasonal Positions

Field Technicians

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and possess a current Washington State Driver’s License. New hires will be required to pass WSDA Pesticide Applicators license exams. GCMCD will provide study materials necessary for exams. Applicants must be dependable and reliable with a clean driving record. Applicants must be able to pass a drug screening test. Applicants must be proficient in reading and writing English. Applicants must be able to work independently as well as cooperatively with other employees and the public. Applicants must be able to walk long distances (4 to 5 miles) over uneven terrain, able to use step ladder or ladders, able to physically lift and carry heavy loads (50 lbs), able to operate an ATV, and able to use a machete, tree-loppers, and chainsaw for clearing brush and trail making. Starting wage is $15/hour with a pay increase to $16/hour after attaining the WSDA Pesticide Applicators license. No previous experienced required for this job. Scheduled hours are Monday through Friday, ranging from 30 to 40+ hours a week with the possibility of occasional weekend and evening work. Email finished application to dkissler@gcmcd1.org.

 

For questions, please contact Dustin Kissler at dkissler@gcmcd1.org or call (509) 765-7731.

 

Laboratory Assistants

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and possess a current Washington State Driver’s License. New hires will be required to pass WSDA Pesticide Applicators license exams. GCMCD will provide study materials necessary for exams. Applicants must be dependable and reliable with a clean driving record. Applicants must be able to pass a drug screening test. Applicants must be proficient in reading and writing English. Applicants must be able to work independently as well as cooperatively with other employees and the public. Applicants must be able to walk long distances over uneven terrain, able to use step ladder or ladders, able to physically lift and carry heavy loads (50 lbs), and able to use a machete, tree-loppers, and chainsaw for clearing brush and trail making. Applicants must also have good vision and the ability to use a microscope for mosquito identification. Starting wage is $15/hour with a pay increase to $16/hour after attaining the WSDA Pesticide Applicators license. No previous experience required for this job. Scheduled hours are Sunday afternoon through Thursday, ranging from 30 to 40+ hours a week with the possibility of occasional Friday and evening work. Email finished application to cjohnson@gcmcd1.org.

For questions, please contact Christina Johnson at cjohnson@gcmcd1.org or call (509) 765-7731.

 

Night Technicians

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and possess a current Washington State Driver’s License. New hires will be required to pass WSDA Pesticide applicators license exams.  GCMCD will provide study materials necessary for exams. Applicants must be able to pass a drug screening test. Applicants must be dependable and reliable with a clean driving record. In this position you will be working independently covering scheduled routes where adult mosquitoes are present. Starting wage is $15/hour with a pay increase to $16/hour after achieving WSDA Pesticide applicators license. Work is performed in the evenings between dusk and dawn. Scheduled hours are Monday through Friday, ranging from 5 to 20+ hours a week with the possibility of occasional weekend work. 

 

For questions, please contact Christina Johnson at cjohnson@gcmcd1.org or call (509) 765-7731.

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