Kennewick richland west richland benton city and prosser in benton county as well as grandview and mabton in yakima county. We had our first detected west nile virus positive wnv sample on 6 23 2020 and since then we have had 5 more positive samples.
Benton county mcd covers 7 municipalities from two counties including.
Benton county mosquito control. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and or interview process should notify a representative of the benton county mosquito control district bcmc. Benton county mosquito control district equal access to programs services and employment is available to all persons. The benton county mosquito control district begins operations for the control of adult mosquitoes and mosquito larvae during the first week of april annually.
Benton county mosquito control hires approximately 25 seasonal employees every year. The benton county mosquito control district is dedicated to responsibly improving the quality of life and increasing public education in our area. In yakima county we service most of grandview and mabton.
Benton county mosquito control west richland washington. Sumithrin and naled will be used to control adult mosquitoes adulticide fogging during the late evening or early morning hours. In benton county we service kennewick including finley richland west richland benton city and prosser.
Some of these workers return to work each year but every year there are vacant positions which need to be filled. Benton county mosquito control is located in the southeastern portion. Federal lands to conduct mosquito control activities.
It utilizes the technique of integrated pest management which comprises source reduction biological controls larviciding and. The benton county mosquito control district routinely monitors the mosquito populations within our district boundaries and performs in house testing of certain species for the presence of west nile virus wnv. The district accomplishes this by utilizing integrated pest management ipm strategies.
860 likes 2 were here. Applicants must be able to work independently as well as cooperatively with other employees and the public. Benton county mcd is comprised of 7 municipalities located in two counties plus their surrounding areas.
These are benton county franklin county columbia and west umatilla mosquito control districts. Since 1969 benton county mosquito control district has been providing mosquito control services in the united states. Benton county mosquito control will provide the necessary study materials 3 days of paid study time and will cover transportation scheduling and cost of tests for license testing with the wsda.
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