Water Lab Technician


Location: St. George Office

Closes: March 13, 2018


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Performs a variety of duties related to the knowledge of aseptic sampling procedures and basic sample handling procedures; understanding of chain-of-custody and laboratory safety protocol; and the ability to operate sensitive electronic equipment in performing colorimetric analytical procedures.

  • Analyze water samples
  • Record analytical results using internet-based software
  • Collect swimming pool samples
  • Perform water sample analyses
  • Assist Environmental Health personnel in performing laboratory functions
  • Ensure samples are stored, transported, and submitted to lab properly
  • Extensive travel (driving) throughout Washington County may be required as part of main functions
  • Capable of entering lab sample data accurately on lab reports and using department software
  • Participate in Department emergency preparedness drills as needed

This position works around 10-20hrs a week with a daily AFTERNOON schedule.  

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education and Experience:
  2. High school diploma and 8 semester hours in Biology, Microbiology, or Chemistry from an accredited university or college


  1. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Environment

May be required to stay at or return to work during public health incidents and/or emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.

* A pre-employment background check will be conducted on the selected candidate.

The posting will close at midnight on 3/13/18


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