POSITION SUMMARY: Entry level position in the Laboratory Department performing a variety of laboratory procedures using established methods and techniques under immediate supervision.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & BASIC DUTIES:
Chromatography Laboratory Scientist 1 (GS 1) is responsible primarily responsible for preparing samples for laboratory analysis and other tasks as necessary in a Chromatography Group. Perform a variety of laboratory procedures using established methods and techniques under immediate supervision. GS 1 operates may operate instrumentation and/or conducts experiments under immediate supervision. GS 1 is responsible for recording observations and measurements and reports results. GS 1 cleans, disinfects and maintains laboratory workspace and equipment. This is an entry level position and requires 0-2 years of experience in an environmental laboratory or related field. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures and relies on instructions, pre-established guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to perform functions of the job. GS 1 works under immediate supervision. This is an entry level position that requires a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, environmental science, or related field with 0-1 years of experience or non-degreed with 1-3 years of experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
Coursework chemistry, biology, environmental science or related field (preferred)
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES:
Physical Demands: The essential functions of the position may require frequent sitting, finger dexterity in both hands, near/far visual acuity, depth perception, field of vision accommodation and color vision; occasional bending, lifting/carrying of 10lbs or less, light grasping with non-dominant hand, firm/strong grasping with both hands; requires seldom reaching overhead, crouching, kneeling, climbing, pushing/pulling, and lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs. *Examples Only
Mental Demands: The essential functions of the position require the ability to read and write simple material, have simple math skills, and the ability to perform simple and complex tasks; complete forms, perform clerical tasks, compile, information, work with precision, follow instructions, meet time requirements, memorization and problem-solving skills, and use of independent judgment.
Overtime and occasional weekend or holiday work may be required. The ideal candidate will have great attention to detail and will be friendly, flexible, team-oriented, and able to multi-task. Final candidate must pass a pre-hire background check and drug testing. The Wet Chemistry Scientist I is responsible for recording observations and measurements and reporting results.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour
Supplemental pay types:
Ability to commute/relocate:
Work Location: In person