Laboratory Technician

County of Chesterfield   Chesterfield, VA   Full-time     Science
Posted on August 31, 2021
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Laboratory Technician

Utilities
Hourly Range: $18.37 - $21.62
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. September 12, 2021

Chesterfield County's Utilities Department is seeking a Laboratory Technician to perform multiple laboratory tests in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures to meet wastewater treatment plant operational needs and federal and state regulations; i.e., pH, settle abilities, suspended solids, CBOD, volatile acids, alkalinities, total solids, nitrogen, phosphate, E. coli, fecal coliform, etc. Cleaning of laboratory glassware to avoid contamination and cleaning/minor maintenance of laboratory equipment. Recording/reporting all laboratory results on bench sheets and entering data into database. Perform other work as required. (Must be available for occasional holiday work.)

This position is a part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience.

Successful candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, or a related field and one year of experience in a laboratory environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Candidates may be considered without a science degree if they have background in appropriate scientific fields (for example, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, life/medical/physical sciences). Relevant practical laboratory work experience will also be evaluated. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.

A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline. Visit chesterfield.gov/careers to view instructions and to complete and submit an application. (804) 748-1551.

An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity