Chemist

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No.: OC-68923 Name: Chemist
Type: Civil Service Exams Deadline: 10/16/19 05:00PM
Exam Date: 12/14/19 08:30AM Price: $15.00
Salary: $56,319 - $93,866 annually (Monroe County Water Authority)

Description of Duties

This administrative technical position, located at the Monroe County Water Authority, serves as the Technical Director of both an inorganic chemical and microbiological laboratory, as defined by the provisions of Title 10 New York State Code, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR), Part 55-2.10, and is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of laboratory operations, including the reporting of results. Duties involve inorganic chemical and microbiological analysis of water to ensure proper water quality.  Duties also involve the development and implementation of a quality system, including: monitoring standards of performance in quality control and quality assurance, monitoring the validity of analyses performed and data generated to ensure reliable data and ensuring that sufficient numbers of qualified personnel are employed and providing educational direction to laboratory staff. The employee reports directly to, and works under the general supervision of the Production Engineer or other higher level staff member.  General supervision is exercised over a technical and professional staff.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in the chemical, physical, biological or environmental sciences with at least sixteen (16) college semester credits in chemistry AND sixteen (16) college semester credits in biological sciences which must include four (4) credits in microbiology,  PLUS two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience performing inorganic chemical analysis AND two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience in environmental analysis of representative analytes for which the laboratory is approved or seeking approval.

NOTE: The Minimum Qualifications are regulated by the New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR), Part 55-2.10, sections (g) and (h).

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