Materials Division Announcement
Positions in this family are responsible for planning, performing, implementing and supervising laboratory analyses, quality assurance and special studies. This includes analyses and studies used to determine compliance with state and federal rules, consumer protection regulations, agriculture products standards, highway construction materials specifications, and environmental quality of lakes, rivers, aquifers and air. These positions will provide consultation and assistance in the formulation of regulations and standards. Laboratory specialty areas will include chemistry, biology and physics.
The Environmental/Chemical Laboratory Scientist job family has four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.
This is the basic level of the job family where employees are assigned duties for performing routine entry level work in evaluating regulations concerning analytical data and methods, applying them to performance of assigned analysis, preparing technical reports for special studies, and making recommendations on remedial actions to correct problems. In this role they will perform tasks involved with routine chemical analysis and report preparation, and will assist with technical investigations, planning and implementing research projects, and complex chemical analysis. Assigned duties may include sample preparation and extraction, gas chromatography, gas chromatography mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, atomic absorption spectrometry, inductively coupled plasma spectrometry (ICP) and ICP mass spectrometry, ion chromatography, flow injection, radio chemistry, wet chemical, biological, microbiological, and physical analyses.
Education and Experience requirements for entry at this level consist of a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biological or environmental science.
Scores based on: 100% Written Test
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.