Director of Community Affairs – Open Until Filled

Under general direction and supervision of the General Manager, and in collaboration with the operational and technical supervisory staff, the Director of Community Affairs 1) performs a wide variety of creative, administrative, and supervisorial duties in the development, implementation, evaluation and management of a comprehensive public information and education program; 2) serves as a key member of the District’s management … Read More

Operation “Tip This House” 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY May 15, 2019 Operation “Tip This House”: L.A. County Public Health Agencies to Hold Outbreak Preparedness Exercise Presence of Aedes mosquitoes increase risk of Zika virus and other diseases WHAT Vector Control staff will conduct an emergency response training exercise in partnership with trained Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) and Public Health Emergency Volunteers (PHEV) to encourage residents to … Read More

State Association Press Release: Record Amounts of Rain Coupled With Warming Temperatures Create Perfect Conditions for Mosquitoes

Published by: Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California Mosquito Awareness Week educates California residents on preventing mosquito-borne viruses SACRAMENTO – April 17, 2019 – After the significant rainfall we received this winter, mosquito experts throughout the state stress the need for Californians to dump and drain all standing water. According to the California Department of Water Resources, parts of … Read More

Maintenance Mechanic – Open Until Filled

Under general supervision of the Facilities and Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Mechanic services, repairs, and performs maintenance of pesticide application equipment and district vehicles. Additionally, the Maintenance Mechanic (MM) also performs on occasion routine maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds. The MM is responsible for servicing, repairing and maintaining chemical applications equipment; designing, fabricating, and maintaining work-related tools … Read More

Weeks of Rain and Warming Temperatures Set Stage for Early Mosquito Season

Act now to prevent mosquitoes and disease risks as temperatures warm   LOS ANGELES (March 14, 2019) –Record rainfall provided relief to drought-thirsty Southern California but created havens for disease-spreading mosquitoes in people’s yards. Vector control officials are advising that Los Angeles County residents must take extra precautions with green, unmaintained pools, rain barrels and other small containers that have … Read More

Mosquito Control Technician (Seasonal/Temporary) – OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Under general direction of the Operations Supervisor and direct supervision of the Vector Control Specialist, the Mosquito Control Technician (MCT) performs inspections (surveillance) and control operations relative to mosquito vector problems in an assigned area.  The MCT exercises safe and proper judgment in the execution of daily vector control assignments. For more information, follow this link: MOSQUITO CONTROL TECHNICIAN

Community Liaison – Open Until Filled

Under direct supervision of the Director of Community Affairs and assigned supervision of the Public Information Officer, the Community Liaison has the primary duty of increasing outreach in District communities to promote awareness of the District’s operations and motivate the public, municipalities, and private sector to adopt key behaviors designed to reduce the risk of vector-borne disease. This position must … Read More

Harvest Water, Not Mosquitoes: A Guide to Keep Your Home Mosquito-Free

Hot and dry summers remind many of us to conserve and capture every water drop during the winter rains. Here are a few tips to keep your home free from stagnant water before mosquito season arrives and help ensure your family and community “Fight the Bite” early in the year. #TipNToss Mosquitoes can lay eggs in the smallest places – ... Read More

WNV & Invasive Aedes Update (9/27/2018)

Los Angeles County, Calif. —   As we enter the cooler Fall months, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District reminds residents that the mosquito season is not over yet. Ongoing mosquito activity continues to plague residents and brings the risk of additional WNV human infections. Read More…  

WNV Update (8.27.18): San Fernando Valley Residents Urged to Take Precautions

Los Angeles County, Calif. —   West Nile virus (WNV) activity continues to be detected in San Fernando Valley mosquitoes. Residents are urged to use EPA registered repellents when spending time outdoors in the early morning and evening hours to prevent mosquito bites and WNV illness.  Not all repellents are effective against mosquitoes. For a comprehensive look at repellents, please visit: … Read More