Florida Mosquito Control Association


510 NE 25th St.
Cape Coral, FL 33909
[email protected]


OBJECTIVE                To secure a challenging aviation career emphasizing increased responsibility,
                                      personal growth and professional achievement.              

CERTIFICATES          All certificates and ratings obtained at Helicopter Adventures Inc.                       
AND RATINGS           Titusville, FL in 2001/2002.
                                                CPL(H), IR(H) CFI(H), CFI-I(H)
                                                FAA First Class Medical
SPECIALIZED          FAR 135 training in S-76, Agusta 119, EC 120, BH 206, ERA Helicopters LLC.
TRAINING               Helicopter Underwater Egress Training, CMTS, Galveston TX
                                    S-76 Ground School and simulator training. Flight Safety Intl, FL.
                                    External Load Course, HAI Titusville, F


Total Heli 2818 Sikrosky S76 A++ 223
PIC Hehi 2729 Offshore 1665
Agusta 119 321 Instrument 77
Bell 206 218 Instr. Instruction 328
ECI20 1-39 Night 109
Turbine 1801 X-Country 1956
ME 223 MEPIC 137

EDUCATION      2001-2002       Helicopter Flight Training, HAI, Titusville, FL.
                             1996-1997        Sound Technician. Nordic College for Sound and Media
                             1993-1996        High school. Hamar Cathedral School. Norway

WORK                 2006–Present     Bristow Helicopters Inc.  Senior First Officer         
EXPERIENCE    2004–2006         ERA Helicopters LLC. VFR Captain- IFR FO. Gulf of Mexico
                             2002-2004          Helicopter Adventures Inc.  Flight Instructor/Check Pilot
                             1999-2001          Scandinavian Airline Systems.  Baggage handler
                             1998-1999          Royal Norwegian Navy.  Navigation assistant
                             1997-1998          Jernia Oslo.  Sales associate in hardware store

PERSONAL             Date of Birth    November 24, 1977
INFORMATION     Nationality       Norwegian (Permanent US. Resident)
                                  Weight             160 lbs.

REFERENCES       Thurburn Botterill           Pilot. Lee County Mosquito Control, FL 239-560-2461
                                  Ron Otterloo                 EMS Pilot. STAT MedEvac. Hagerstown, MD. 301-606-4633
                                  Paul T. White                Asst. Director of Training. Era Helicopters, LA 800-655-1414

$39,332 - $48,339/annually, DOQ

Polk County, Florida (The County of Choice) is seeking high-energy, talented people who will thrive in a challenging, progressive workplace.  Nestled between Tampa and Orlando in the heart of sunny central Florida, Polk County employees 2200 +; Polk County offers a professional growth, stability, competitive benefits, and a refreshing lifestyle in a fast-growing, diverse community.  Equipped with up-to-date technologies and best practices, our employees improve the quality of life for our citizens every day.  Their achievements have been recognized locally, regionally and nationally.  Polk County provides good work and great life.  Offering a full benefits package including state retirement, medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability insurance, paid sick days, personal days, holidays, tuition reimbursement and more.  This is a varied and complex position reporting to the Mosquito Control Manager.  This is a physically demanding position, requiring field work in wet and swampy areas infested with mosquitoes during the heat of the summer, as well as travel to isolated areas by truck, ATV, and/or boat. Identifies mosquito and non-target species within mosquito control spray zones; Monitors and improves operations of the network of mosquito population monitoring traps and other mosquito monitoring techniques. Monitors arbovirus information provided by various health agencies, as well as performs, records, and analyzes tests for West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, and St. Louis Encephalitis; Coordinates arbovirus monitoring projects with local and state health agencies.  Works with University Scientists, other Government entities and independent contractors on specific research projects. Conduct public education at schools, fairs, workshops, and other publicly attended events.  Files permit applications with local, State and Federal authorities.

Requires:  Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Entomology, or a related field from an accredited college/university, and three (3) years experience in mosquito control or closely related field, including one (1) year supervisory experience.  Must have a valid Florida driver’s license at the time of employment. Must obtain a Florida Public Health Pest Control License within six (6) months of employment.
Special Preference:  Masters degree in a related field.

Submit application/resume to: Joyce Thurman, Polk County BoCC, P.O. Box 9005, Drawer CA03, Bartow, FL 33831-9005, Phone: 863-534-6013, FAX: 863-534-6534; or an application may be completed online by visiting our web at: www.polk-county.net, EOE M/F/D/VP

Job Opening For Helicopter Pilot

The Beach Mosquito Control District is accepting applications for a full time helicopter pilot. The district helicopter is a Bell OH-58, with NVG cockpit and lighting. It is used for mosquito inspection, larviciding and adulticiding. Interested applicants should send complete pilot history by email, fax or in person. Salary is negotiable.

Apply: Beach Mosquito Control District
                1016 Cox Grade Rd
                Panama City Beach, FL 32407
                Phone: (850) 233-5030
                Fax: (850) 233-5033
                Email: [email protected]


Take advantage of an opportunity to become a member of a great team!  The City of Jacksonville is currently seeking two Mosquito Control Inspectors to investigate and treat mosquito breeding areas.  The work requires knowledge of procedures used in mosquito control. Candidates must be able to operate specialized mosquito control equipment and vehicles, as well as mobile communication equipment.  The qualified candidates will have a two year combination of education, training and experience in pest control work.  Possession of a Public Health Pest Control Certification from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services may be substituted for one year of experience.  Must meet driving standards required to obtain a City of Jacksonville driver’s license.  Must pass background screening.  Excellent benefits package.  Monthly salary range is $1678.56- $3015.29.

Apply at www.coj.net and fax resume to (904) 630-8940 by Friday, September 22, 2006


Position and Deadline:

The Board of Commissioners of the Lee County Mosquito Control District will receive applications for the position of Director of the District up to
4:00 p.m., Friday, September 29, 2006. 

Minimum qualifications:

Minimum qualifications include a four year college degree in engineering, entomology or one of the biological sciences acceptable to the Board.  Duties include administration of District programs under the authority of the Board of Commissioners.


Compensation is based upon knowledge and experience of the applicant, and will be determined solely by the Board.


Applications may be submitted by letter, addressed to:

Board of Commissioners
Lee County Mosquito Control District
Post Office Box 60005
Fort Myers, FL  33906

or hand delivered to the office of the District, 15191 Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres, FL  33971.

A full resume should be submitted detailing the applicant’s qualifications and experience in mosquito control activities.

By order of the Board of Commissioners, Lee County Mosquito Control District.

Mike Ellis, Chairman


Senior Asset Coordinator
( Mosquito Control )
Class Code 1840-A   Major Duties

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Supervises the work of technical subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work; providing training and counseling; and evaluating performance.
  • Identifies the location and species of mosquito breeding sites throughout Hillsborough County, and recommends appropriate treatment, larviciding and/or adulticiding.
  • Coordinates the scheduling of equipment, manpower and materials.
  • Identifies the location and species of aquatic vegetation considered invasive throughout Hillsborough County, and recommends appropriate treatment.
  • Performs technical and analytical duties related to the development, installation and operation of Geographical Information System (GIS) computer software.
  • Meets with citizens and citizen groups to keep them informed of scheduled activities, respond to their needs and foster good customer relations.
  • Enters recommendations, information and other data into asset maintenance management database software programs and Vector Control Management System, or other programs as may be required.
  • Provides administrative and technical guidance and support to other personnel involved in customer service related activities.
  • Prepares reports and correspondence to keep management informed.
  • Responds to emergency situations and may perform supervisory duties over a team.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

  Minimum Qualifications ( Must Be Attained Before The Recruitment Ending Date ) Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Three years experience as a supervisor or lead worker in mosquito control, arbovirus surveillance, aquatic weed control, or right of way vegetation management; and
Possession of a current Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Restricted Pesticide License; and
Possession of a current Driver License.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
One year of experience as an Asset Coordinator; and
Possession of a current Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Restricted Pesticide License; and
Possession of a current Driver License.

  Appointing Authority Requires Possession of a current Aquatic Pest Control License and Right Of Way License within the probationary period.   Required Documentation At Time Of Application A copy of a current Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Restricted Pesticide License; and a copy of a current Driver License.   Salary Range ( Minimum To Maximum ) $34,964 to $52,457 annually.   Veterans' Preference Preference in initial appointment will be given to eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.   Note Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.   Notice The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.

Examination Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience.  

Recruitment Period Until further notice.

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