Laboratory Technician – Water / Wastewater
Laboratory Technician – Water / Wastewater (Full-Time)
The City of Chilliwack is seeking a highly motivated and dependable individual to fill the position of Laboratory Technician – Water and Wastewater in the Operations Department. Qualified individuals will have graduated from a 2 year laboratory technician, biology, microbiology, chemistry or environmental science program or other related program of a scientific nature and should have at least five years progressive experience related to laboratory methods and operations. Candidates should have a sound knowledge of the principles and practices of qualitative and quantitative chemistry, mathematics, biology, microbiology and bacteriology.
You will take charge of the City’s wastewater testing laboratory at the City’s wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). The City of Chilliwack Waste Water Treatment Plant has a current daily average flow of 21,000m3.
Qualified candidates must have experience with sampling procedures and field equipment. Must have the ability to conduct chemical, biological and bacterialogical examinations and analyses and must be proficient in using analytical laboratory instruments.
The ideal candidate is a pro active, results focused team player who will work as part of the operations team and will be primarily responsible for monitoring wastewater quality throughout the treatment process at the WWTP. The candidate will also conduct sampling and analyses of water samples from the Citys wastewater collection system and storm sewer systems as required to ensure compliance with wastewater discharge permits and other legislation as applicable.
If this job is a good fit for you, apply at jobs.chilliwack.com and submit your resume and cover letter.
Competition Number: 2018-70
Closing Date: August 9, 2018 - 4:30 pm