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Laboratory Technician

Company: City of Toledo
Location: Toledo
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Laboratory Technician Print (Apply Laboratory Technician Salary $39,881.92 - $44,318.56 AnnuallyLocation Toledo, OHJob TypeFull-TimeDepartmentPublic UtilitiesJob Number2022-00239Closing7/25/2022 11:59 PM Eastern Description Benefits Questions DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY:Under direction performs work of moderate difficulty in distributing and collecting sample bottles, assuring samples are collected appropriately, maintain records of samples including but not limited to chain of custody and sample results, delivering notice of sample results as required per regulations, maintaining clean working areas, cleaning glassware and utensils, performing laboratory tests, and in maintaining routine records; performs related duties as required.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Delivers lead sample bottles to and pick up of same from consumers place of residence. Assures timely notification of results to consumer.Collects various other samples from throughout the distribution system and plant facilities.Sets up samples for suspended solids and other chemical analyses; assures proper storage and disposal of samples and chemicals prepared and/or used.Operates and monitors lab equipment, such as pH meter, analytical balance, microwave moisture analyzer, auto clave, anizes and maintains routine records.Under the supervision of a chemist/bacteriologist performs routine chemical determinations using standardized laboratory procedures.Collects samples and obtains supplies as directed.Cleans laboratory equipment, utensils, and distillation equipment and trains student interns on an as needed basis.Performs other related work as instructed.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESKnowledge of:Chemistry, chemicals and related testing and monitoring instrumentationPreparation and reporting requirements of laboratory workLaboratory proceduresBasic MathematicsSkill in:Interpretation and following of oral and written instructionsWorking carefully with potentially dangerous organisms, substances and valuable equipmentOperating a PCGood communication and customer service Ability to:Present information orally and in writingAnalyze business processes and develop recommendations for improvementREQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND CERTIFICATIONSAssociate''s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Pre-Pharmacy or Technical Studies provided technical studies are science focusedAdditional or Special Requirements: Must possess a valid drivers licenseMust be able to wear safety equipment (face mask, gloves, glasses) etc.PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CERTIFICATIONSSix (6) months of laboratory experience in preparing samples and conducting simple, routine tests.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described within this job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential this position, the employee will frequently stand. This employee will occasionally walk, sit, stand, lift, push, pull, drag and/or carry up to 15 pounds. The employee will constantly walk-in all-weather conditions. Occasional stooping and crouching may occur with this position. Speaking and listening are constant essential functions of this position.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment described within this job description will be encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee is frequently indoors and outdoors. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. This employee will occasionally work in conditions where fumes, mists, dust, odors and gases are present.If you need assistance or an accommodation, or if you have questions about completing the online application, please contact the Department of Human Resources at (419) 245-1500.Class Code: Laboratory Technician (5320)The City of Toledo provides excellent health and retirement benefits for its employees. Health Insurance The City of Toledo is a self-funded medical plan provider that offers a broad network of health services options for its employees. The City also offers a multi-tiered prescription drug plan and dental and vision care services. Employees are required to pay a monthly premium depending on the employees selection of single, single plus one, or family coverage. Coverage is also afforded for qualifying domestic partners, depending on the employees bargaining unit. Monthly co-premiums are determined by collective bargaining agreement or Municipal Code. Group Life Insurance City employees are covered by a group life insurance plan depending on collective bargaining agreement or Municipal Code. Ohio Public Employees Retirement Plan The City is a member of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement Plan (OPERS). All employees who are paid in whole or in part by the state of Ohio, a county, municipality, or any other political subdivision of state or local government in Ohio must become members of OPERS unless they are covered by another state retirement system in Ohio. OPERS is a pension plan providing fixed retirement benefits every month based on a formula that rewards years of service. The City contributes 14.00% of the employees annual base salary and employees contribute 10.00% of their annual base salary. For more information about OPERS, click on this link: Deferred Compensation & 401(K) The City of Toledo offers a voluntary governmental 457(b) deferred compensation plan, which is a retirement savings plan that allows eligible employees to supplement any existing retirement/pension benefits by saving and investing pre-tax dollars through salary deferral. Contributions and any earnings are tax-deferred (both federal and state income taxes) until money is withdrawn. Withdrawals are taxed at ordinary income levels. For more information about the Ohio Deferred Compensation click on this link: 401(k) The City of Toledo offers a voluntary pre-tax savings contributions retirement plan. The plan is commonly referred to as a 401(k). Under the 401(k) plan, an employees retirement savings contributions are deducted from the employees paycheck before taxation. The City does not make contributions on the employees behalf. (Contributions are tax-deferred until withdrawn during retirement). Annual contributions to the 401(k) plan are limited to a maximum pre-tax annual contribution, as established by Internal Revenue Service regulations. Roth 401(k) The City of Toledo also offers a voluntary post-tax savings contributions retirement plan. This plan is commonly referred to as a Roth 401(k) Plan. Under a Roth 401(k) Plan, an employees retirement savings contributions are deducted from the employees paycheck on a post-tax basis. Annual contributions to the Roth 401(k) plan are limited to a maximum post-tax annual contribution, as established by the Internal Revenue Service. 01 Do you possess a valid driver''s license? YesNo02 What is your highest level of education? High School Diploma or G.E.D.Some CollegeAssociate''s DegreeBachelor''s DegreeMaster''s DegreeDoctorate DegreeNone of the above03 If you have an Associate''s Degree or higher, please list the major and any concentrations of your Degree. 04 How much laboratory experience do you have in preparing samples and conducting simple, routine tests? Four (4) or more years of experienceThree (3) years but less than Four (4) years of experienceTwo (2) years but less than Three (3) years of experienceOne (1) year but less than Two (2) years of experienceLess than six months of experienceNo experienceRequired Question AgencyCity of ToledoAddressOne Government Center Ste 1920 Toledo, Ohio, 43604 Phone419-245-1500 WebsiteApply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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