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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Field Technician in Northborough, Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources' MDAR mission is to cultivate a robust and equitable agricultural economy, promote a safe and resilient food system, and preserve a healthy environment for Massachusetts farmers, animals, and consumers. The Massachusetts State Reclamation and Mosquito Control Board (SRB), within the Department of Agricultural Resources, oversees mosquito control in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts including 12 regional programs. The SRB establishes administrative and technical policies, guidelines, and best management practices to ensure mosquito control programs and safe and effective. A cover letter and resume must be submitted as part of the application process and attached “as relevant” to the requisition. * *CLASSIFICATION: SEASONAL FIELD TECHNICIAN Seasonal Field Technicians will be assigned by the Director of Operations and/or Executive Director to other CMMCP staff as needed. Duties include but may not limited to the following: * Applicant must be at least 18 years of age. * To demonstrate punctuality, dependability and compliance with work schedules. * To drive a truck carefully in the manner used in mosquito control work and to follow all established traffic laws, regulations and common sense safety practices. * To apply larval control products in area catch basins as directed for the control of mosquitoes and the reduction in mosquito-borne diseases. * To operate in the CMMCP source reduction program (tire recycling) as directed. * To operate in the CMMCP ditch maintenance program as directed. * To operate in the CMMCP mosquito surveillance program as directed. * Any and all tasks subject to the needs of the Project as determined by the Director of Operations or the Executive Director. * Employment will run from early June through August, possibly into September or beyond. * Good work attendance and adherence to work instructions is required. * Must be able to communicate effectively in English in written and spoken form. * Experience with computers including Microsoft Word and Excel. * Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License with a clean driving record. You must provide a copy of your driving record before an interview will be scheduled. * Seasonal Field Technicians at CMMCP are contracted, seasonal positions whose daily hours or length of service may be modified at the discretion of the Executive Director but are not to exceed 8 hours per day or 40 hours per week except under certain circumstances as determined by the Executive Director. * There are no benefits with this position, except earned sick leave. *An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Environmental and Energy* *Organization: State Reclamation Board *Title: *Seasonal Field Technician Location: Massachusetts-Northborough-111 Otis Street Requisition ID: 240002AN