$30.94 - $39.49 hourly
City of Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Nov 14, 2019Full time
The Environmental Services Department provides comprehensive and innovative utility services for Sunnyvale's residents and businesses and facilitates initiatives to achieve the City's sustainability objectives. The Department brings together technical, operational, and administrative professional disciplines to form its dedicated and dynamic team. This recruitment is to fill two  vacancies in the laboratory, but the eligible list may be used for future vacancies in the laboratory or the Compliance Inspection group. City of Sunnyvale Laboratory/Field Technicians work in the laboratory when assigned to the Laboratory and in the field when assigned to the Compliance Inspection group. In the laboratory, Laboratory/Field Technicians work independently under the supervision of a Senior Environmental Chemist primarily collecting and analyzing samples from Sunnyvale's Water Pollution Control Plant. The laboratory performs a variety of physical, chemical, biological and bacteriological analyses to monitor operations and demonstrate compliance for the City's wastewater, drinking water, and industrial pretreatment programs. In the Compliance Inspection group, Laboratory/Field Technicians work under the supervision of the Senior Environmental Compliance Inspector primarily in the field collecting samples from industries, restaurants and the sanitary sewer collection system in order to determine compliance with local and federal discharge limits. The Laboratory/Field Technician in Compliance Inspection works closely with the Environmental Compliance Inspectors to regulate dischargers. This position requires an Associate’s degree or 60 semester units or 90 quarter units in environmental science, including courses in chemistry, biology or other related sciences, two years of experience performing field technician and/or laboratory duties and a valid California class C driver’s license with a safe driving record. The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application packet will consist of a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the required supplemental questions. The position opens November 11, 2019 and final filing date is December 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Please apply as soon as possible as only the first 100 qualified applications will be considered. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: Sunnyvale.ca.gov and click on JOBS. Salary $30.9386 - $39.4867 Hourly When applying, please note that you saw the job posted on the NOVA Job Board. If you need help with your resumé, please see a NOVA Career Advisor.