will possess a background in chemistry or microbiology;
will possess experience in an analytical wastewater laboratory;
will possess a California Water Environmental Association Grade I Laboratory Analyst certification.
is detail-oriented and thorough;
has the ability to prioritize, follow directions, and multi-task.
has the ability to quickly identify problems and utilizes appropriate resources to find solutions;
has the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with other team members;
has the ability to work with various types of computer software; and
is willing and comfortable collecting samples at times in varying weather conditions outside of the laboratory.
Under general supervision, performs chemical, physical, and biological analysis of wastewater, stormwater and industrial water in support of the wastewater treatment plant; assists with special projects; and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.
Open until filled, with the first review of applications occurring on December 28, 2016. Contact HR at www.simivalley.org or (805) 583-6743. EOE
Requires: Equivalent to H.S. graduation and one year of experience conducting a variety of tests in a physical, chemical, or biological laboratory. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in biology, chemistry, microbiology, or a related field is highly desirable.
The City of Simi Valley, home of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, was incorporated in 1969. It is a General Law City with a Council/Manager form of government. Simi Valley encompasses an area of 39 square miles and is located in the southeast portion of Ventura County. The current estimated population is 126,414, yet Simi Valley maintains a unique balance of open space and City amenities....
Outdoor recreation includes over a dozen beautiful parks, camping and picnic spots, tennis courts, four golf courses and one of the largest equestrian trail systems in the United States. Boating and other water sporting activities are only 60 to 90 minutes away in Ventura and Santa Barbara. The City of Los Angeles is less than an hour away.
Excellent community facilities provide service to Simi Valley residents. The City has one general hospital, 47 religious institutions, one library, one Cultural Arts Center, three newspapers, one radio station, 24 financial institutions, 21 elementary schools, three middle schools, and four high schools. Four community colleges and four universities are also within commuting distance.