Employment Opportunities

Now hiring for seasonal Field Technician

Baker Valley Vector Control District is currently accepting applications for a Field Technician for the Summer. The Job spans roughly June through September. Job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Setting & processing mosquito traps throughout the district on a weekly basis

  • Traveling throughout the district to inspect mosquito larval sites (Ponds, sloughs, flooded pastures, etc.)

  • Apply larvicides with power backpack sprayers and other equipment to larval sites.

  •  Responding to service requests made by the public.

  • Apply pesticides with a truck mounted ULV fogger at dusk and/or dawn

  • Setting mosquito traps throughout the district on a weekly basis

  • Operate district vehicles and atv’s

  • Some general maintenance


Work week is typically Monday through Friday. Hours are typically 40+ hours per week, but may vary depending on weather patterns. Applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Have a valid Oregon Driver’s License

  • Obtain their Public Pesticide Applicators License from the Oregon Department of Agriculture. (study material provided)

  • Be physically capable of crossing fences, traversing uneven terrain with power backpack sprayers, and lift up to 50 lbs.


Job starts at minimum wage, then increases to $14/hr. once Public Pesticide Applicator license is obtained. Click here to obtain an application. Completed applications may be emailed to info@bvvcd.org. Please contact Baker Vector Control District at 541-523-1151, or email us at info@bvvcd.org.