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Career Opportunity: Community Outreach Representative

Community Outreach Representative  Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job Type: Full time Position Overview: The Community Outreach Representative is a position designed to serve as a driving force in operationalizing and supporting the community engagement, mobilization, education, and behavior change programs for the Community Mobilization (CM) Division of the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU).  [...]

By | 2018-05-23T17:39:24+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Social Media and Web Content

Social Media and Web Content Specialist    Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico  Job Type: Full time    Position Overview:    The Social Media and Web Content Specialist is an exciting new position designed to execute and support the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (Science Trust) and its Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) branding strategy [...]

By | 2018-01-31T11:40:55+00:00 January 31st, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Community Educator

Community Educator Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job type: Full-time Reports to: Community Mobilization Director  Position Overview:   The Community Educator is an exciting position in the Puerto Rico Control Vector Unit (PRVCU) designed to teach and educate students and communities, develop educational materials, and develop and implement new programs for inspiring and empowering the Puerto Rican public to play a direct and [...]

By | 2018-01-31T09:36:28+00:00 January 30th, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Field/Surveillance Technician 

Field/Surveillance Technician  Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job type: Full-time  Position Overview: The Field/Surveillance Technician is responsible for vector control and surveillance activities to aid the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) in its goal to control the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Work will be conducted primarily in the field. The Field/Surveillance technician will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions, noise, vibration, close proximity [...]

By | 2018-05-29T14:14:18+00:00 January 19th, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Community Mobilization Specialist

Community Mobilization Specialist Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job Type: Full time  Position Overview:  The Community Mobilization Specialist is an exciting position designed to serve as a driving force in designing, operationalizing and supporting the community engagement, mobilization, education, and behavior change programs for the Community Mobilization Division of the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit’s (PRVCU).  This position support the [...]

By | 2018-01-31T16:22:54+00:00 January 19th, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job type: Full-time    Position Overview:   The laboratory technician is responsible for mosquito identification to support vector surveillance activities and aid the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit in its goal to control the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Work will be conducted primarily in a laboratory setting. The Lab Technician will be exposed to indoor conditions, noise, vibration, [...]

By | 2018-06-06T09:36:03+00:00 January 8th, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Eliminate a breeding site: repair your septic tank

Septic tanks that do not have covers, have broken or cracked walls, or have vents that are not covered with screens, can turn into the perfect place for the Aedes aegypti mosquito to reproduce. This mosquito transmits dengue, Zika and chikungunya. Aedes aegyptifemales look for any place with accumulated water to lay their eggs, which is why [...]

By | 2017-12-11T17:06:27+00:00 December 11th, 2017|News, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

PR Vector Control Unit fights mosquito breeding

After the hit of Hurricane María, the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, a program of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust in collaboration and by federal grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has joined the reconstruction process of the island with an educational campaign about the correct management [...]

By | 2017-11-30T15:56:01+00:00 November 30th, 2017|News, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: GIS Specialist

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job type: Full-time Position Overview: The GIS Specialist will be collaborating in the daily GIS operations in the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, in its goal to control the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Work will be conducted primarily using ArcGIS software for GIS databases, maps, database reports and specialized queries [...]

By | 2017-11-09T14:50:03+00:00 November 9th, 2017|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit is Recruiting

The Puerto Rico Science Technology and Research Trust is a private non-profit organization created in 2004 to encourage and promote innovation, transfer and commercialization of technology and creation of jobs in the technology sector. Responsible for Puerto Rico’s public policy for science, technology, research and development, the Trust’s mission is to invest, facilitate and [...]

By | 2017-07-28T19:04:47+00:00 February 8th, 2017|News, Noticias ingles|1 Comment