Field Operations Supervisors - Oakdale & Anoka locations

Employer
The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
Location
Oakdale & Anoka
Posted
Mar 09, 2017
Closes
Apr 08, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time

 

METROPOLITAN MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICT

invites applications for the two job openings of:

Field Operations Supervisors - Oakdale & Anoka locations

The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District currently has two full time Field Operations Supervisor positions open.  One position is located in our Anoka facility and one in located in our Oakdale facility.  Each position applied for will require a separate application.

Reporting to the Oakdale or the Anoka Regional Operations Manager, performs duties including training and direction of seasonal work crews, application of control materials, detailed mapping, use of data bases, and surveillance to best achieve district goals.

 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Assigns and monitors work to seasonal lower level inspectors; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow set policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment and making performance, hiring and disciplinary recommendations.
  • Evaluates the best method of treatment service by assessing or monitoring of surveillance and treatment within given work area. Provides technical support by updating and querying computer databases using detail knowledge of district material and strategies for surveillance and control operations. Review and updates timecards for accurate documentation of activities performed. Monitors staff on surveillance, control and set operating procedures.
  • Coordinates technical data information in GIS systems.
  • Communicates Public relations information to the public; (School Presentations, Community Parades and Fairs, Government Entities and Media Outlets). Creates and maintains accurate sets of GIS maps utilizing field data. Coordinates various administrative and upkeep duties related to vehicles and facilities. Participates in Team meetings & performs necessary team functions as it relates to District goals. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Managerial/supervisor principles

  • Applicable laws/rules and regulations pertaining to applications
  • Mosquito/Black Fly/Tick biology and habitat
  • Aptitude to coordinate monitoring and controlling mosquitoes/black flies/ticks
  • Safety/OSHA requirements
  • Mid-level computer skills

Leadership

  • Reading and understanding maps/plans
  • Using a computer and applicable software applications
  • Using standard office equipment, i.e. copiers, faxes machine, etc.
  • Maintaining records and preparing reports
  • Prioritizing and assigning work direction
  • Skills in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, the general public, ect. Sufficient to exchange or convey information and receive work direction.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Positions in this class require: stooping, kneeling crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Lift and carry up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to manipulate, lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Some sedentary work that involves sitting. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Incumbents will be subjected to outdoor work and operation of District vehicles and equipment.

This is a bargaining unit position.

If interested, please complete an application for each position you are interested in applying for.  You must include a resume and cover letter to be considered.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

http://www.mmcd.org/

2099 University Ave. W
St. Paul, MN 55104-3431
(651)643-8393
(612)369-3493

pattysweep@mmcd.org