City of Garland, TX

Seasonal - Field Representative

Location US-TX-Garland
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/8/2023 3:13 PM)
Job ID
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Target Hiring Range
Depending on qualifications

Position Summary

Responsible for assisting Environmental Health Specialists control vectors of communicable diseases such as mosquitoes and rodents.


Target Hiring Range: $13.47/hr - $16.17/hr

Essential Job Functions

  1. Collect mosquito samples for disease testing and surveillance.
  2. Operate a truck-mounted and hand held mosquito spray unit during nighttime and early morning hours.
  3. Apply mosquito larvae control chemicals/biologicals to standing water.
  4. Respond to other citizen vector concerns as directed.

Minimum Education & Work Experience

 High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
 No experience required
 Forty hours of in-house training on vector control activities
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

Education/ Experience:     

  • 6 months experience with vector control and surveillance activities such as larviciding, adulticiding, and sample collection

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:           

  • Knowledge of basic biological and chemical principles
  • Ability to work under moderate stress and relate well to a highly varied community public

Licenses & Certifications

 Forty hours of in-house training on vector control activities required
 Valid Class C Texas driver's license

Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

The incumbent works in an outdoor environment; occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Outside work required.


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