Help Wanted - Seasonal Laboratory Assistant
The Laboratory Assistant will begin as a Trainee for a probationary period at an hourly wage set by the Board of Trustees of the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District. Upon successful completion of the Pesticide License test, his/her hourly wage will be increased. If, after three attempts, the employee fails to pass their pesticide test, they will be dismissed.
The Laboratory Assistant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent.
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE OR SKILLS:
The applicant must have in his possession, at the time of employment, a valid State of Illinois Drivers License and provide the District with a print out of his/her driving record obtained from the Illinois Secretary of State. The seasonal employee will be provided with study material and instruction to take and pass the Illinois Department of Agriculture Pesticide License test, which is required in order to be licensed to apply pesticides.
The Laboratory Assistant must, at the end of training and/or probationary period, be able to make necessary field identification of important mosquito larvae and adults in order to take proper corrective action. They must, at the end of their probationary period, have a thorough working knowledge of the vehicles, spray equipment and chemicals used and must have a thorough knowledge of safety rules for operation and use of the same.
The Laboratory Assistant must be in good general health, have good eye sight and must be able to pass a physical exam, which is scheduled and paid for by the District. They must be capable of carrying out strenuous physical activity on a daily basis.
LIST OF EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
Main Office:15500 Dixie Highway
Harvey, Il. 60426
Office phone: 708-333-4120
Office fax: 708-333-0306
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