Maintenance Specialist Mosquito Control

Title: Maintenance Specialist Mosquito Control

Salary: $16.38 hr

Open Until: UNTIL FILLED


Maintenance Specialist (Mosquito Control) – Responsible for maintenance, repair, construction, and calibration of truck/aircraft spray systems and surveillance equipment; operation of forklifts, utility vehicles, welding equipment, global positioning systems, and surveillance equipment; purchase of parts and equipment; training of various spray and support equipment; preparation of public health insecticides; and compliance with State/Federal pesticide regulations. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  •  High School diploma or equivalent
  • Three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes small engine service/repair and welding (metal and plastic)
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must possess (or obtain within six months of hire date) and maintain a valid South Carolina Certified Pesticide Applicators License, including Public Health (Category 8)
  • Attention to detail and deadlines
  • Basic communication (verbal and written), comprehension, and math skills required
  • Must be able to work in extreme conditions
  • Must be able to maintain a positive attitude and work as a team member
  • Technical understanding and/or working knowledge of various spray and surveillance equipment is preferred

Mail:                           Beaufort County Employee Services

                                    P.O. Drawer 1228

                                   Beaufort, SC  29901-1228

 

Hand-Deliver:           Beaufort County Employee Services

                                    102 Industrial Village Rd., Bldg. #1

                                     Beaufort, SC  29902

 

 

All applicants tentatively selected for a position with Beaufort County Council will be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for the illegal use of drugs and to a background check prior to appointment.  Employment is contingent upon clearing both the drug screening and background investigations. Equal Opportunity Employer.