Click to view prices for our services

Environmental Research Technician


Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of GC
100 E Erie
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Category
Industry
State/County/Municipal Government
Application Closing Date
6/14/2024
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $59,984 To $59,984
Per Year    
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

 

Environmental Research Technician
Recruitment #24-20003636-002

Date Opened: 5/31/2024 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 6/14/2024 11:59:00 PM
Qualification Date: June 14, 2024
Job Type: Original Entrance
Salary: Starting Annual Salary: $59,984.08/year

How to Apply: Go to http://districtjobs.org to submit an application by June 14, 2024.

Duties: Under supervision, and in accordance with specified methods, performs a variety of technical duties associated with the collection of field and laboratory data related to agronomic, wastewater, surface water quality, or aquatic biology research and monitoring projects, the analysis of samples, and the operation and maintenance of equipment used in the field and laboratory.

Job Requirements
Original Entrance - Examination

Absolute Requirement: Possession of a valid driver's license.

Minimum Requirements: Graduation from a standard senior high school or the equivalent and two years of full-time study at an accredited college or university majoring in chemistry, biology, microbiology, or a natural, environmental, or agricultural science or a science curriculum involving scientific laboratory and field work, and one year of full time experience in a scientific position operating and maintaining field monitoring and research equipment or laboratory apparatus and performing sample collection and analysis. Substitution: Additional full-time study at an accredited college or university majoring in chemistry, biology, microbiology, or a natural, environmental, or agricultural science or a science curriculum involving scientific laboratory and field work may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. Additional full-time experience in a scientific position operating and maintaining field monitoring and research equipment or laboratory apparatus and performing sample collection and analysis may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Examination: The examination will consist of a Training & Evaluation (T&E) weighted 100%. The minimum passing score on the T&E will be 70% unless determined otherwise by the Director of Human Resources. Candidates must achieve a passing score to have their names placed on the eligible list.

The T&E will assess candidates’ knowledge, skill and ability in areas such as educational preparation; field sample collection experience; laboratory experience and equipment use; data compilation and analysis experience including the use of MS Excel; and experience working with others and independently.

Examination Process: All applicants will be advised by email if they have been admitted to the examination process. Applicants who do not receive a response to their application by Friday, June 28, 2024 should contact the Employee Selection Office at (312) 751-5100.

Each candidate whose application is approved, will be emailed a link which will contain the Training & Experience evaluation form for completion and return to the Employee Selection Office as specified in the training and experience evaluation instructions.

Original Entrance - Appointments
Appointments will be made from an eligible list with three categories: A (Exceptionally Well Qualified), B (Well Qualified) and C (Qualified). Candidates in the highest category will be given first consideration for appointment. This examination is also being given on a Promotional basis. In instances where both Original Entrance and Promotional eligible lists result from an examination process, it is the District's practice to appoint only from the Promotional eligible list until all names from that list have been considered. The eligible list has a duration of three years. Appointment is subject to successfully passing a physical examination, a drug test, an evaluation of the candidate's ability to meet the specific physical demands of the job, and a criminal history background investigation.
Employer
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of GC
Dustin Dessell
100 E Erie
Chicago IL 60611
United States

View Count 160
Please do not respond to suspicious job offers.