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As a Technician, Entomology, you will be part of the Research, Development, & Engineering team in the Global Pest Control Division. You will be part of a team responsible for rearing high-quality insects in support of the entomology research function. Your main responsibility will be to execute daily rearing activities, in a laboratory setting, in conformance with established protocols & standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Rearing of mosquitoes, house flies, ants, cockroaches and other household pests

  • Measure, document, and track insectary operational performance

  • Support development and delivery of internal training and external communication to key customers

  • Assist the insectary lead in maintaining and enhancing facility operations

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Associate degree in urban entomology or other related science and a minimum of 1 year of experience in a laboratory setting OR a high school diploma and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a laboratory setting.

Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate accurately and concisely.

  • Ability to write reports and recommendations based on experimental results.

  • Basic understanding of experimental error and laboratory safety.  

  • Must be able to evaluate visual criteria accurately and consistently against a standard scale.

  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail. Good initiative and strong sense of urgency.

  • Rigorous precision in following standard protocols in adherence with a tightly defined schedule

  • Ability to work closely with others as part of a team

  • Ability and willingness to work partial shifts on weekends and holidays, on a rotating schedule

  • Experience in the operation of an insectary

  • Knowledge and understanding of mosquito, house fly, ant, and cockroach biology

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Interest in continuous self-development

Job Requirements:

  • Full time

  • Core Business Hours

  • This position is not eligible for remote work

At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.


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