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Vector Control Officer

Vector Control Officer

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Job Description

Job Title: Vector Control Officer
Work Site: Richmond Community Health Services - Richmond, BC
Status: Casual * Must be available to work full time hours May, June, July, and August *
Start Date: As soon as possilbe
Salary: $19.97 - $21.83 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630 Monday to Friday (Seasonal outdoors working May, June, July, and August)
Reference#: 102997-sfl



Reporting to the Senior Environmental Health Officer (Vector Control).


The Vector Control Officer is responsible for:

  • Inspection, identification, and control of certain animal and insect pest populations.
  • The application of restricted pesticides.
  • Maintaining relevant records and reports.
  • Conducting work in accordance with applicable acts, regulations, and bylaws.


Education & Experience

  • Grade 12.
  • Ability to write, and successfully pass the BC Ministry of Environment Structural Integrated Pest Management Certification exam and/or the Mosquito Ground Application of Bacterial Pesticides and Growth Regulators Certification exam.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work independently under limited supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to be sensitive, tactful and diplomatic with the public.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to maintain required reports and records
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of this position including wearing of required safety clothing
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence.
  • Use of personal vehicle with appropriate insurance coverage.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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