Vector Control

COMO Parrot Cay

Entity/Property: COMO Parrot Cay
Position: Vector Control
Base Location: Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands
Department: Front Office
Reports into: Assistant Chief Engineer


  • Inspects and surveys a variety of properties, lands, and facilities to determine the presence of vectors such as mosquitoes, rodents, and other vectors.
  • Prepares, compiles and maintains vector breeding sources, inventory, maps and records.
  • Monitors progress of vector control efforts.
  • Responds to complaints and requests for vector control services.
  • Sprays, treats, and baits to control invertebrate or vertebrate vectors using judgment in selecting appropriate materials and methods.
  • Conducts source reduction and suggests pest prevention measures such as exclusion, sanitation, draining, filling small bodies of standing waters, eliminating harborage, improving storage practices and modifying and/or eliminating vegetation.
  • Writes compliance notices and reports.
  • Completes investigation and inspection forms.
  • Operates and maintains a variety of specialized vector control tools, equipment, and vehicles.
  • Follows and enforces agriculture and pesticide codes and policies pertaining to vector management and control.
  • May be required to perform the functions of the lower-level classes in this series. 

Key requirements:

  • Pesticide application equipment calibration
  • Complaint response and investigation methods
  • Vector prevention, control methods, and techniques including source reduction, biological control, and chemical control
  • Vector control equipment, vehicle operation and safety practices
  • Formulas and procedures for mixing, loading, and using pesticides
  • Life cycles and habitats of common vectors