• Columbus, OH, USA
  • Seasonal

Clarke of Columbus, OH is seeking to hire a Field Technician who will be responsible for mosquito trapping, sorting mosquito populations and testing for West Nile Virus to help determine treatment plans for local communities. In addition to the contributions made with testing, trapping and identifying genus/species, the Field Technician will also respond to customer service calls by inspecting breeding sites and applying larvicide. This position is perfect for someone who is passionate about public health, sustainability, and enjoys working outdoors. If this sounds like the opportunity that you've been looking for, apply today!


This position earns a competitive wage of $14/hr. and generally works a variable schedule with some weekend hours possible (day/hours will vary based on business needs). The Field Technician is a seasonal position and supports the summertime mosquito control operation (generally May- September).


As a Field Technician, you are responsible for driving a company issued vehicle to retrieve and collect mosquitoes from traps that will be sorted at Clarke's lab facility. Your role will provide immediate results as you help determine necessary treatments, perform mosquito identification and conduct lab testing. You'll love your Field Technician job as you get to be out of an office and enjoying nature throughout your day. A map will be given to you by your supervisor for you to utilize as you safely navigate to collection sites. You have excellent attention to detail as you gather traps/sort samples, provide treatments, and document your findings through accurate data entry.

When you are not collecting traps from territory sites or inspecting/treating customer accounts, you are performing inspections and maintenance on your vehicle/equipment, attending training, and assisting other Field Technicians. Your passion for public health and nature shines through as you complete your work each day and know that your contribution are making a direct impact on the environment.


Clarke lives up to the Company's mission to make communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable. We are a global public health products and services Company who pioneers, develops, and delivers environmentally responsible mosquito control solutions and aquatic services to help prevent disease, control nuisances, and create healthy waterways.

We are looking for employees who are passionate about sustainable living, caring for our planet and other people. We value the hard work and time that our team puts in. We have not forgotten that without them we could not be successful. We offer on-going training and opportunities for advancement for all employees.


  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess a high school degree or equivalent with high school level math skills
  • Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms
  • Have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (days and some nights required)
  • Must own or have access to an insured and reliable vehicle
  • Ability to sit and drive a vehicle for extended periods of time as well as walk extensively
  • Must be able to work through the end of our 2022 season (September/October)
  • Capable of using handheld technical devices including, but not limited to, smartphones, GPS, and system applications

Candidate must be comfortable performing assigned duties outdoors while walking through various and challenging terrain including but not limited to water, heavy vegetation and uneven land throughout residential communities, urban environments and forested areas where environmental conditions are affected by weather

Are you a problem-solver? Do you have the desire to be involved in public health? Does the natural world excite you? Are you attentive to detail? Do you enjoy working outdoors and nature? Do you know how to work handheld technical devices including smartphones, GPS, and systems applications? If so, you may be perfect for this position!


If you feel that you would be right for the Field Technician job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile- friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.

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