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Water Quality Analyst I

Company: City of Longmont, Colorado
Location: Longmont
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

20230009 Water Quality Analyst I
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
APPLY ONLINE AT LONGMONTCOLORADO.GOV/JOBS

Portfolio: Utilities & Public Works
Department: Water & Waste Services
Division: Environmental Services

Hiring Range: $26.23 - $29.14/hour
Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm Occasional weekends and holidays
Regular Full-time with Benefits
Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 401(a) Money Purchase Plan, Life & Survivor, Term Life & AD&D, Long Term Disability, Bereavement, Jury & Witness Duty, FMLA, Military Leave, Sick, Vacation, Holiday pay, EAP, Tuition Assistance.
Other benefits: Optional, employee elected, voluntary benefits are available.

Definition:
Perform routine chemical and microbiological analyses on water, wastewater, and related solids and liquids in support of the efficient operations on the water and wastewater treatment plants.
Principal Duties:
Perform a variety of chemical and microbiological qualitative and quantitative tests of water and wastewater samples necessary to ensure that plant processes meet water treatment and NPDES permit standards. Prepare glassware and equipment for laboratory use. Collect samples for analysis as required. Perform mathematical and statistical calculations on test results. Maintain and repair laboratory equipment and fixtures. Prepare laboratory supply and equipment order lists. Maintain chain of custody records, control charts, and quality control data. Enter test results in the laboratory computer database.

Working Environment:
Work is performed inside (85%) and outside (15%). Requires field work under varying and extreme weather conditions. Work includes exposure to: toxic/caustic chemicals and solutions, noise, open flames, fumes, gases, solvents, oil and grease, electrical energy, slippery walking surfaces, machinery, traffic, computers and water. Work requires occasional physical efforts including lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, bending, stopping, kneeling, squatting, and walking and standing for extended periods of time. Eye-hand coordination is needed. Complete color vision and correctable near vision are needed for conducting and analyzing tests.
Qualifications:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in chemistry and microbiology or closely related field and a minimum of one year of experience performing chemical and microbiological tests in an academic or analytical laboratory. Special Qualifications : Possession of a Colorado driver's license. A minimum of two years of experience performing chemical and microbiological tests in an analytical laboratory is preferred.
Selection
The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, computer testing, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.

DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application process is available for this position on our website at . Resumes will be accepted in lieu of the full City Application; however, they must be submitted via the City application site for consideration. For more information, call (303) 651-8609.

Keywords: City of Longmont, Colorado, Longmont , Water Quality Analyst I, Professions , Longmont, Colorado

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