The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Assistant Chemist

Job Locations US-CA-La Verne
Job ID 2022-2254
Posted Date
4 weeks ago(11/7/2022 11:18 AM)
Application Filing Period
Nov 7, 2022 - Dec 7, 2022 @ 4:30 p.m.
# of Openings
1
Min
USD $35.83/Hr.
Max
USD $47.13/Hr.
Work Schedule (Days/Hours)
9/80
Group
WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS GROUP
Section
WATER QUALITY SECTION

The Assistant Chemist will conduct water quality analysis for unregulated and emerging chemical constituents of concern in water. The duties include preparing reagents and standards; performing water quality related analysis; collecting data and assisting with data interpretation; operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting laboratory instrumentation; updating quality assurance and quality control records and procedures; assisting with developing and improving analytical methods; assisting with preparing and publishing technical reports; providing back up support to Assistant Chemists at any one of the treatment plant laboratory locations and/or at the main Water Quality Laboratory in La Verne as needed

 

Schedule: 9/80 Monday through Friday with every other Friday off

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.


To view the full job description click here: Assistant Chemist

 


EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.

 

A Bachelor's degree in a related field, which is defined as:  a degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Microbiology, Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering.

 


CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

 


JOB-RELATED SELECTION CRITERIA
40% Technical knowledge/skills
15% Job preparation (education, experience and training relevant to the position)
20% Analytical skills
05% Organizational/planning skills
10% Interpersonal skills/teamwork
10% Oral communication skills
100% Total


CLOSING
Benefits:
• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment
• Public transportation reimbursements 

 

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee

 


ABOUT MWD
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 hydroelectric power plants.

 

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: jobs@mwdh2o.com.

 

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

 

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PT on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

 

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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