There are many excellent opportunities in the wastewater field, ranging from entry level positions to openings for engineers and management professionals. The Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association has a job listing board on their website which has several open job listings. Please check there as well.
City of McMinnville is seeking a qualified candidate to fill an open position in its Wastewater Services Division.
Job Title: Laboratory Technician
Pay Rate: $3,744 - $4,782/month, depending on experience
Duties: Performs gravimetric, bacteriological and chemical analyses of sewage, sludge, groundwater and industrial waste; prepares reagents and standards; maintains accurate logs and records for all analyses, equipment and instruments as required by laws, regulations and procedures; performs sample collection; performs quality control checks on analyses, procedures and equipment; helps improve quality control for lab; ordering supplies; and follows all safety rules and procedures established for work area.
Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, and the principles, methods, materials, instruments and equipment used in wastewater laboratory; principles of wastewater treatment processes; sewage sampling techniques; high school education (or equivalent) plus additional specialized courses in chemistry, biology, or related field; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work in a team environment; training and / or experience in using computer applications for preparing spreadsheets, databases, and analyzing data; any satisfactory combination of experience and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills; and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the Laboratory Technician.
To Apply: Submit an official City of McMinnville employment application, cover letter and resume electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: January 24, 2019 at 11:59 pm
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