Mosquito Management Technician - R16229 - Sarasota County Government , FL

Title: Mosquito Management Technician - R16229
Type: Other Public Safety
Date Posted: March 22, 2023
Organization: Sarasota County Government , FL
Website: Click here for more information or to apply


Apply insecticides to control mosquitoes as needed, and respond to customer service request. Treatments in rural and urban areas with a county issued vehicle.


Job Description:

  • Monitor mosquito larvae and adults in assigned areas. Locate sources (larval habitats) of mosquitoes, obtain GPS readings and photos of the habitats.
  • Obtain written permission from owners for routine inspections and treatments on private property. Provides treatment for reduction of larval adult mosquitoes.
  • Maintain data for assigned areas of responsibility in the MapVision Database or other approved systems.
  • Assist with virus monitoring and maintenance of Sentinel Chickens as needed.
  • Conduct investigations in response to customer service requests, set and collect traps, conduct landing rates and routine inspections.
  • Perform user maintenance of equipment; treat for larval and adult mosquitoes.
  • Speak with customers and provides literature on mosquitos and prevention.
  • Provides back-up for other service calls outside of assigned area when requested by supervisor or Manager and post signs if needed.
  • Monitor environmental factors including wind speed, rainfall, tidal flooding.
  • Serve as team leader for MMS Aides. Help maintain MMS facilities, vehicles and application equipment.


Hours: Monday - Friday, 6:30am - 3:00pm



About You

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License at time of hire.

  • Must pass Core and Public Health Pesticide Applicator’s exams within six (6) months of employment.



About Everything Else

Pay: $15.58 per hour




  • Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more! 
  • For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit for additional information.
  • Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations. 
  • Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)​​


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Job Post Expiration Date July 28, 2023

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