Mosquito Control

Tom Putt, Director

810 Livingston Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708-6380
Voice: (989) 894-4555
Fax: (989) 894-0526
TDD/TTL: (989) 895-4049

Job Opportunities

We are NO LONGER accepting applications for 2015 seasonal summer positions.

Field Technician (27): Major duties include field sampling of larval habitats, performing larviciding and adulticiding activities to control mosquitoes, accurate reporting of daily activities, and answering inquiries from the public. Work shift for larviciding technicians will run from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Work shift for the adulticiding technician (fogging for adult mosquitoes) will be from 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Biology Lab Technician (2): Major duties include working independently monitoring and identifying mosquito populations, assisting with mosquito-borne disease surveillance, technical reporting, and answering inquiries from the public. Biology technicians' normal work shift is the day shift (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.).

Office Data Entry Clerk (1): Major duties include data entry, answering phones, and filing. The normal work shift is 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Applicant must possess minimum High School diploma or GED and have a valid Michigan driver's license with a good driving record. Applicant must be 18 years of age and be able to pass a physical and drug test. Applicant must attend a mandatory training session and pass the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development's "Core" and "7F/Mosquito Control" exam.

Period of Employment:
Approximately four field technicians are hired to work the spring and summer season from late-April through September. Other seasonal employees work the summer season from mid-May through August or September.

During the summer season, there are two shifts. Salary for the day shift is $8.15/hour and for the night shift, $10.00/hour. Returning employees' salary will be $8.65/hour (days) and $10.50/hour (nights).

How to Apply:
The application is available in pdf format. After printing and completing the application, please return it to the following address:

Bay County Personnel and Employee Relations
515 Center Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 895-4098

Further Information
Thomas J. Putt, Director
810 Livingston Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 894-4555