Permanent Full-Time / External Wastewater Services
Competition No.: 2019-074
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Regional District of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Laboratory Technician with Wastewater Services at the Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre.
The Laboratory Technician contributes to the effective operation of the Wastewater Services Department through ensuring the standards of laboratory accreditation are met and through the performance of chemical and biochemical analysis on solids and wastewater samples. In addition, other duties will include, reviewing and updating existing laboratory policies, providing recommendations on internal/external sampling, maintaining laboratory equipment, reviewing laboratory data for quality and accuracy, participating in internal and external laboratory audits, and other related duties as required.
Qualifications include a Diploma of Technology in Chemistry/Environmental Studies, plus 3-5 years of prior job-related experience in an environmental or chemistry laboratory, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Applicants must posses through knowledge of standard laboratory physical, chemical and bacteriological analytical methods and procedures, working knowledge of WHMIS, knowledge of the Environmental Management Act, ability to perform field sampling work involving physical activity in all weather conditions, ability to recognize unusual lab test results, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and have skills in the maintenance, operation and calibration of standard laboratory equipment.
This is a permanent full-time (40 Hours per week) Union Position. The (2019) rate of pay is $34.90 to $36.39. The position offers an attractive benefits package as provided within the collective agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401.
- Diploma of Technology in Chemistry/Environmental Studies
- 3-5 years of prior job-related experience in an environmental or chemical laboratory
Please quote competition 2019-074 and submit a cover letter and resume clearly outlining your education, experience and qualifications as they relate to this position and submit via email to email@example.com.
Applications can also be faxed to 250-390-4163 or mailed to: Attention: Human Resources Main Reception, Administration Building Regional District of Nanaimo 6300 Hammond Bay Road Nanaimo, BC V9T 6N2
Applications will be accepted until: 4:00 pm, on July 17, 2019
Please visit the RDN website at www.rdn.bc.ca for more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted