Surveillance Specialist - Mosquito Control Intern

Title: Surveillance Specialist - Mosquito Control Intern

Salary: $12.00 hr


SURVEILLANCE SPECIALIST - MOSQUITO CONTROL INTERN –Surveillance represents the foundation of an effective mosquito control program by collecting adult mosquitoes at strategically located habitats throughout Beaufort County, testing them for mosquito-borne diseases, and identifying them in the field and laboratory. Surveillance will assist with Biologist during field and laboratory studies and by accurately recording data.



  • An interest in Entomology, Biology, Environmental Health Science, Natural Science or Public Health (Note: other experience and educational backgrounds will be considered).
  • Must be a university or college student (part-time or full-time) in good standing. Will consider a recent high school graduate planning to attend a university or college in the upcoming fall with the following documents:
  1. A letter of acceptance
  2. A class registration or schedule
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Experience in field and laboratory preferred
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (up to 20 hours weekly) during the spring, winter and fall as well as 40 (or more) hours during the summer (7:30am – 4pm, Monday-Friday) 



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 investigation.