• Roselle, IL, USA
  • 13.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Light Trap Runners are responsible for retrieving and sorting insects collected in light traps within assigned territories. Sorting insects includes separating mosquitoes from non-mosquito arthropods. Population and species data from these collections will be used to predict mosquito activity and determine necessary treatments.

Shift: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday; 6:00am between 10:00am and 12:00pm (depending on workload)

Pay: $13.00 per hour plus mileage reimbursement

Use of personal vehicle is required. A .47 mileage reimbursement will be provided

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collect adult mosquito samples and 'rough sort' back at the lab to remove all non- mosquito samples
  • Utilize a map to drive a personal vehicle to assigned surveillance areas
  • Performs daily inspection of personal vehicle and equipment, including light traps, to verify working condition and communicate any issues to the supervisor
  • Document and communicate daily work activity to ensure completion of customer contracts
  • Responsible for making sure safe work practices and procedures are followed at all times 

 Successful Candidate Must:

  • 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
  • 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 2018 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

Clarke is a privately held public health, global environmental products and services company. For over 70 years, Clarke has been making communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable. We do this by pioneering, developing and delivering environmentally responsible public health mosquito control and aquatic services to help prevent disease, control nuisances and create healthy waterways. Our global customers include governments, commercial and residential groups and international institutions such as UNICEF, and U.S. AID.

Working at Clarke, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. You will learn from some of the most talented people in your field and make an impact on the world around us. With Clarke, you join an innovative and passionate team where people are the heart and soul of the organization, working together to create an environment where the employees thrive and nature flourishes.

We offer a team atmosphere where each individual can and does make a difference. So, whether you are a recent grad seeking resume experience, a student looking for an internship opportunity or looking for a great seasonal job consider working for Clarke!

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

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