Forest Pest Field Technician
SEASONAL HOURLY (CONTRACTUAL)
|Department||MDA Ofc of Plan Ind & Pest Mgmt - Forest Pest Mgmt|
|Date Opened||9/6/2023 4:10:00 PM|
|HR Analyst||Stacey Summers|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The Forest Pest Management Program is seeking seasonal employees to assist with the emerald ash borer biocontrol & suppression activities, spring and fall hemlock woolly adelgid suppression activities, spongy moth suppression & egg mass surveys, and other forest pest projects as assigned between August 2023 and July 2024. Work will be in forested and urban areas.
Duties will include:
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Preference will be given to applicants who possess college coursework in Biology, or experience conducting field surveys involving insects or plants. Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
Valid Driver's License required, with no more than 5 points on driving record.
Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.
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.
If you are submitting additional information, such as diplomas or 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).
For questions concerning this recruitment, please contact: Stacey Summers 410-841-5842 or firstname.lastname@example.org. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay
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.
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