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7/31/2017 11:59:00 PM
RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs laboratory procedures and records and interprets the results necessary for operation of the Water Reclamation Facility and/or the Industrial Pretreatment Program in compliance with Federal, State and NPDES regulations. This is a multi-incumbent position which operates under the direction of the Water Reclamation Laboratory Supervisor. The incumbents determine pollution characteristics in these diverse areas: processes for treating wastewater and sludge, receiving stream water, groundwater, and industrial waste. An extensive knowledge of wastewater treatment is recommended to determine the type of analysis necessary in each area. This includes the selecting of proper methods of sample collection and preservation, the preparing of specialized glassware, apparatus, and complex scientific instrumentation. Responsible for a general knowledge of all computer software and hardware which is generated by the Laboratory for the purpose of building a database for report generation and the evaluation of plant processes. Records results, writes reports, and interprets results of analytical test for department use. The incumbents are responsible for routine maintenance, calibration and operation of complex scientific equipment. The Water Reclamation Bacteriologist Chemist II will substitute for the Water Reclamation Laboratory Supervisor during absences.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental or Physical Science or closely related discipline and 3 years of experience in laboratory work performing chemical and/or bacterial sampling and testing of wastewater. Must possess an Ohio EPA Wastewater Laboratory Analyst I certification and an Ohio EPA Wastewater Operator I certification at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment. Must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.
Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, if required, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity.

Appointment to positions in this classification may require applicants to pass a police background investigation.

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