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Cayman Islands Government

Director, MRCU

Job Details

  • Agency: Mosquito Research and Control Unit
  • Reference: R02382017
  • Posted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Closing Date: 27-Oct-2017
  • Salary: $100,236 - $122,124
  • Job Description

The Mosquito Research & Control Unit invites applications for the post of:


The Director is responsible for directing the administrative, personnel and operational activities of the Mosquito Research and Control Unit, overseeing an integrated mosquito control programme within the Cayman Islands. The Director must ensure that sound scientific principles are employed in mosquito control operations, in accordance with prescribed guidelines and in compliance with the highest safety standards.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of the Research and Development, Operations and Administration, and Aircraft divisions of the department
  • Overall responsibility for the department’s budget
  • Oversight of safety and compliance matters
  • Provision of advice to the Chief Officer as necessary

Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • A Master’s degree in the biological sciences, preferably Zoology or related field. A PhD in Entomology or related field would be advantageous
  • A minimum of 10 years’ pest control experience, including with insect disease vectors in the tropics
  • At least 5 years’ experience managing a vector control programme
  • Thorough knowledge of international and regional pesticide regulations
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and personnel management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Please submit an application form and resume to:

Human Resources Manager
Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture & Housing
5th Floor, Government Administration Building
Grand Cayman KY1-9000, Cayman Islands

For application form and job description please visit our website at


Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.