2021-07-21 2021-08-04

Laboratory Chemist

City of Thousand Oaks
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 68595
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Municipality / Public Works
  • Location: Thousand Oaks, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 68595
  • Organization Website

Summary
The Laboratory Chemist will perform analyses to evaluate operating conditions of the treatment facility, assure compliance with facility’s NPDES permit, and satisfy State of California drinking water requirements. This is a journey-level position where Chemist is expected to be experienced and fully qualified to be able to perform assigned duties with minimal supervision.

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Studies or a related field.

  • A minimum of two years of increasingly responsible chemical or biological laboratory experience in the chemical, bacteriological, and physical analyses typically used in a wastewater treatment plant laboratory.

  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques, equipment, terminology, and industry specific procedures, i.e. Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, EPA Methods, TNI Requirements.

  • Theory, practices, and methods, commonly used in chemical, bacteriological, and physical analysis of water, wastewater, and biosolids.

  • Proper sample collection procedures and techniques, including operation, maintenance, and programming of automated field samplers.

Salary: $39.80 to $53.33 Hourly

Close Date: Aug. 4, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

Learn More/Apply: https://www.calopps.org/thousand-oaks/job-20139871

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