Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Polk County, IA

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Perform analyses of vitamins and antibiotics in official feed samples by using AOAC methods. This includes extracting samples and testing the extracts on analytical instruments such as HPLC or a spectrophotometer. Maintain proficiency by participating in available check sample programs.

Chemical analysis of feed and fertilizer for major constituents like nitrogen, phosphorus, calcium, and potash by using semi-automated and traditional chemical analyses. Maintain proficiency by participating in available check sample programs.

Maintain a well stocked laboratory that is neat and organized.

Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related chemical science.

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Additional Qualifications
In addition to applying through the Department of Administrative Services, please submit a cover letter and resume to Gloria Stinson, HR Associate, IDALS Personnel Bureau, Wallace Building, Des Moines, IA 50319; or fax to 515-281-8503; or email