Seasonal Hourly Shift
MOSQUITO CONTROL FIELD TECHNICIAN/FIELD SUPERVISOR/FIELD AIDE
|Department||MDA Ofc of Plan Ind & Pest Mgmt - Mosquito Control|
|Date Opened||2/15/2023 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||9/12/2023 1:45:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Kathleen Newhouse|
The Maryland Department of Agriculture is a department under Maryland's Executive Branch. Formed in 1972 by the Maryland General Assembly to address the agriculture needs for the State of Maryland, the Department oversees and serves as a regulatory body for animal health , consumer services to include marketing and lab services, plant and pest management and resource conservation. As the number one industry in Maryland, the diversity of agriculture programs in the State continue to expand and grow.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Employees will be assigned to one of five regional offices in Maryland. You must indicate each county in which you are willing to work on your employment application.
Annapolis - Anne Arundel County
Baltimore - Baltimore, Harford Counties
College Park - Prince George's, Howard, Montgomery Counties
Hollywood - St Mary's, Charles Counties
Salisbury - Maryland Eastern Shore - Wicomico, Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Worcester Counties
Main Purpose of Job
JOB DUTIES MAY INCLUDE:
Handling, mixing and applying pesticides
Safe operation of department spray equipment and trucks
On the job training will be provided.
Field Technicians and Supervisors - High School Diploma or GED required. Each candidate must be at least 18 years of age and possess a driver's license valid in Maryland, with no more than 5 points on the candidate's driving record.
Field Aides - Minimum age 16.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program, have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.
Leave may be granted to a contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.
Online applications are STRONGLY preferred. If you unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to: Maryland Department of Agriculture Human Resource Office, Room 304 50 Harry S Truman Parkway Annapolis, MD 21401. If you are submitting additional information, such as diplomas and transcripts, the preferred method is to upload them online with your application.
If you are unable to upload, you may mail, hand-deliver or fax (HR Fax # 443-602-9831). All paper applications must be received by 4:30 PM on the closing date, no exceptions. (Postmarks not accepted.) Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application.
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Kathleen Newhouse at 410-841-5837 or firstname.lastname@example.org.