Laboratory Supervisor is the first line supervisory classification in the Laboratory Analyst series. Under general direction, the incumbent supervises the activities of the laboratory at the City's Subregional Water Reclamation Facility and to perform the most complex laboratory analyses. This class is distinguished from the one below, Principal Laboratory Analyst in that the Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the laboratory staff and the overall performance of the laboratory.
Knowledge of: Principles and methods used in complex chemical, bacteriological and physical analyses; state and federal laws and regulations relating to the operation of an environmental laboratory and water and wastewater standards; sampling techniques; laboratory test development procedures; methods and processes of wastewater treatment; analytical chemistry, organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry; safe laboratory practices and procedures; principles and practices of supervising, training and evaluating personnel; and budget administration.
Ability to: Prepare and maintain a variety of complex technical records and reports; utilize complex equipment used in laboratory analyses; research and develop new testing procedures and establish testing requirements as needed; maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of work; conduct research; use independent judgment; order chemicals and laboratory equipment; repair and maintain laboratory equipment; plan, organize, assign, and evaluate the work of assigned personnel; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
Education and Experience: Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience - Three years of experience in the analysis of water, wastewater, hazardous waste or other environmental samples in a modern laboratory setting to demonstrate possession of the knowledge and abilities listed above. Supervisory or lead level experience is highly desirable. Education - Possession of a BS or BA degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, environmental, sanitary or public health engineering, natural or physical science or a closely related field. Possession of a Masters degree in any of the previously listed fields may substitute for one year of experience. Possession of a Doctorate in any of the previously listed fields may substitute for two years experience.
Salary: $8,454 to $10,146 Monthly
Close Date: Feb. 26, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
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