Laboratory Assistant | Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District Positions

Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District

Company Name: Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District
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Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Lyons, IL
Job Posted Date: 20-04-2023
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Job’s Overview:

Desplaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District is seeking a Laboratory Assistant in Lyons, IL. Please take a moment to read the job post below if you are interested:


• $18.00 per hour

• Weekly Pay (every Tuesday)


• Season runs May through October

• Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM (very flexible for late season employment)

• Holidays Off

• Overtime Opportunities Available


A seasonal position focusing on the collection and processing of data pertinent to various aspects of mosquito monitoring and control.

Combination of indoor and outdoor activities including sample collection, identification, field data collection, vector testing via rt-PCR, source larval inspection, etc.

This activity will involve driving throughout District (vehicles and fuel provided by District). It will also occasionally involve walking over rough, uneven terrain to get to field inspection areas.

Significant time will be spent with microscope and use of larval/adult mosquito identification keys.


• 18 years of age or older

• Valid Driver’s License

• Biology oriented background preferred, but not essential

Getting the Laboratory Assistant designation comes with some responsibilities. It would be a wise idea to take a few minutes to learn more about it so you can make an informed decision.

Applicants must meet the above-mentioned requirements in order to qualify for consideration to work as a Laboratory Assistant.

By clicking on the apply now button, you will be redirected to the official recruitment website where you can fill out your application.