Aides Aegypti Inspector, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

Conducts premises by premises inspection for mosquito breeding.

Records accurately and conscientiously all relevant data related to inspections on the Daily Work Sheet.

Treats Actual and Potential mosquito breeding sites; Eliminates or removes breeding sites where practical to do so.

Performs basic data collation and calculation of relevant mosquito Indices and submit the Daily Work Sheets to the Supervisor at the end of the workday.

Communicates to and educate householders and others on reduction of mosquito breeding on premises as an approach to integrated vector control.

Collects for identification mosquito specimens as required or instructed to by the supervisor.

Conducts re-inspections, revisits and special surveys as needed or directed by the supervisor.

Conducts fogging of communities during time of high mosquito infestation under the direction of the programme manager.

Ensures, all tools, equipment and machinery are maintained in good working condition.

Prepares and submit daily reports on work activities undertaken; submits at the end of each week a summary of work accomplished including all Closed or unattended Premises not inspected.

Reports to direct supervisor any premises existing in a state of unsanitary condition that encourages the harborage of vectors (mosquito or rodent) or poses a health threat due to other unhealthy conditions/practices.

Requirements:

Secondary school leaving certificate with passes in English, Math and General Science. A good command of English is essential and having the ability to communicate in Spanish would be a great asset.

Basic knowledge and understanding of social, economic, cultural and environmental issues

Ability to grasp and follow procedures.

Aptitude to collect, collates, analyze and interpret data.

Basic computer skills

Good communication (written and verbal) skills for reporting

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to (a) work well with people, (b) understand and describe situations, (c) solve problems (d) be self-confident, assertive but tactful in gaining the interest and cooperation of members of the public, (e) be respectable and have high self-esteem

Salary:

Entry level $19,440 – $21,852 annually, Grade 4 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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