Laboratory Analyst

Central Marin Sanitation Agency   San Rafael, CA   Full-time     Analysis
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Posted on November 19, 2020

Central Marin Sanitation Agency (CMSA) is recruiting for a Laboratory Analyst I/II position. This position is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the CMSA Laboratory sampling and analysis requirements. A successful candidate will collect samples and performing standard physical, chemical, biological, and bacteriological tests for process control, regulatory permit adherence and CMSA clients. The incumbent shall have a working knowledge of various aspects of analytical and environmental laboratory techniques. These techniques include operation of analytical laboratory equipment, troubleshooting, review and implementation of corrective actions, interpretation of technical instructions, development of laboratory standard operating procedures, substantial quality control and assurance review, and participation in laboratory assessment procedures. This is a single position opening, and CMSA will hire for either the I or II level based on the overall level of qualifications and organizational fit.

The CMSA Laboratory is a State certified laboratory in the process of implementing the forthcoming Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) standards. Our laboratory is certified for several analyses including Alkalinity, Ammonia, BOD/cBOD, Coliform, Enterococci, Hardness, TSS, and various others.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

Laboratory Analyst I
EDUCATION: Possession of a four-year college degree with major emphasis in chemistry, biology, microbiology, environmental studies, or a related field of study.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one (1) year of experience in any combination of the following: a laboratory technician/analyst in a wastewater or water treatment facility or analytical laboratory, or other related experience applicable to this position.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSES: Possession of a Grade I certificate as a Laboratory Analyst issued by the CWEA is preferred at the time of hire and must obtain a Grade II within 18 months of employment.

Laboratory Analyst II
EDUCATION: Possession of a four-year college degree with major emphasis in chemistry, biology, microbiology, environmental studies, or a related field of study.
EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of environmental laboratory experience as a laboratory technician in a water or wastewater treatment facility or commercial laboratory analyzing water or wastewater samples.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSES: Possession of a Grade II certificate as a Laboratory Analyst issued by the CWEA is preferred at the time of hire and must obtain a Grade III within 18 months of employment.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
The monthly salary range is $8,067 to $11,995 depending on qualifications and experience. 

Employee benefits can be found on CMSA’s website at www.cmsa.us/employment/benefits.

 

As an alternative, you can mail the completed application materials to

Koff & Associates

2835 Seventh Street

Berkeley, CA 94710

If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Koff & Associates at (510) 658-5633