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Lake County BCC
315 West Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, Florida 32778

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Biological Associate
Posting Number: 20-10-22-2481
Pay Grade: 16N
Minimum Salary: $13.98/hour
Public Works - Environmental Services - Aquatic Plant Management
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:
Performs responsible technical work in the management of mosquito populations and the invasive growth of exotic aquatic plants in Lake County. Responsible for identifying aquatic plant and mosquito species, applying appropriate pesticide and herbicide treatments, providing public information and assistance, maintaining equipment, and performing related tasks as assigned.

May be required to assist with emergency support functions in the event of a declared emergency and/or any other emergency duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. Requires high school diploma or GED, and one year of college or vocational school education in Biology, Environmental Technology, Pesticide Application or a closely related field with two (2) years of related experience.

Requires a valid Florida driver’s license. Must possess, or obtain within six months of employment, state certification in general standards for pesticide application and, based upon the assigned program, certification in the category of aquatic’s application or Public Health Pest Control. However, certification in both categories is recommended.

Full time employees are offered a competitive benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, retirement, health, dental and other benefits.


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