FIELD OPERATOR WNV VBD Job Openings by City of Toronto in Toronto

Job Title Field Operator Wnv Vbd Job Openings Toronto City of Toronto
Pub Date 27 February 2020
Company City of Toronto
Location Toronto

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City of Toronto Recruitment 2020

FIELD OPERATOR WNV VBD Job Opening in Toronto

Job ID: 6123

Job Category: Health Services

Division & Section: Public Health, PH Healthy Environment

Work Location: TORONTO PUBLIC HEALTH BUILDING, 175 Memorial Park

Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Temporary 5 month vacancy

Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $31.26$34.26/ Hour PSG:TF4066; Wage Grade:8. Please note: The salary reflects 2019 rates

Shift Information: 35 hrs/week, Monday to Friday

Affiliation: L79 Full-time

Number of Positions Open: 1

Posting Period: 27-Feb-2020 to 12-Mar-2020

Major Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager, Healthy Environments, the Field OperatorWest Nile Virus / Vector Borne Disease will carry out field and analytical work in support of the monitoring program.

  • Prepares CDC light traps and coolers for service provider use
  • Conducts quality assurance checks of the CDC light traps set by the service provider
  • Cleans all laboratory equipment manually as required
  • Conducts quality assurance of catch basin treatment by the applicator
  • Conducts surveys of Toronto Parks to determine the extent and production of mosquito breeding grounds (where females lay eggs, larvae and pupae develop and adults emerge)
  • Conducts WNV standing water investigations in response to complaints on public property.
  • Assists PHI with larvae identification for standing water complaints on private property.
  • Reviews weekly mosquito surveillance information to determine where environmental scans are required.
  • Conducts environmental scans and enters results into THEIS.
  • Monitors surface water sites for mosquito larvae and makes referrals to contract service provider for larviciding of the site
  • Liaises with external groups as directed (e.g., PFR or pest control companies relevant to reducing mosquito breeding site)
  • Records physical information on GPS handheld units at each surface water site
  • Samples surface water for mosquito larval and inputs information into THEIS
  • Identifies different species of larvae or at least to genera using Mosquito identification guide
  • Provides and carries out speaking engagements for community and businesses as directed
  • Conducts tick dragging as required
  • Identifies ticks collected and inputs data into THEIS
  • Assist public health inspectors with passive tick identification
  • Assists in implementation of Vector Borne Diseases operational plan
  • Participates in media events as required

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  • Post-secondary education in Environmental Sciences (Biology, Chemistry) or approved equivalent of education and experience. Preference will be given to applicants with training and proficiency in bacteriology and vector borne diseases.
  • Considerable experience in mosquito identification and testing; and tick dragging, including tick identification.

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Possession of a valid Ontario Driver's Licence Class "G" and access to a vehicle.

You must also have:

  • Knowledge of instrumental methods of analysis, and some experience with microscopy.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Must be familiar with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and the Regulations that apply to this work.
  • Must be available to travel to other work locations, as required.


  • Assessment may include an interview, written and/or practical test. Location of assessment to be determined
  • Work location reflects what is known at the time of posting
  • Information in preparing for City job competitions is available on the Job Opportunities website

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve.


The is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.

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