The Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County is seeking talented candidates for general manager. The district is an independent local government agency that surveys and controls mosquitoes, disease vectors and vector-borne diseases on the south coast of Santa Barbara County, California.
The general manager is the chief administrative officer responsible directly, or through delegation, for administration of a mosquito and mosquito-borne disease control and surveillance program; administration of all financial activity including budgeting, accounts management, and payroll; human resources including hiring, benefits, staff evaluation, and union interactions; and administering and implementing the board of trustees' agenda.
The minimum educational requirement is a bachelor's degree. A masters degree or PhD is a plus. Major fields of study in entomology, zoology, biology, agriculture or related study is highly desired. Two years of employment as a supervisor or manager is a minimum job related experience. Five years of experience in entomology, vector management or related field is highly desired.
A completed employment application, résumé, and cover letter must be submitted. It is strongly suggested that you review the district's website for more information: https://www.mvmdistrict.com/employment-opportunities.html.
Application forms are available at https://www.mvmdistrict.com/files/130338978.pdf or can be picked up at the district office at 2450 Lillie Ave, Summerland CA 93067.