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Laboratory Manager Job Openings by City of Redlands in Redlands

City of Redlands Hiring 2021 - City of Redlands is looking for a new official to fill Laboratory Manager that will be placed in Redlands.

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Detail of : Laboratory Manager Job Opening in Redlands

Under general direction, to plan, organize, coordinate, develop, direct, and control all aspects of the laboratory services, analytical testing and data management activities related to the water, wastewater, recycled water, recycled water and solid waste programs of the City of Redlands. Serves as the Laboratory Technical Manager in accordance with the California Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP) requirements. Provide staff support to the Municipal Utilities and Engineering managerial staff. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.Examples of DutiesManage, direct, and evaluate personnel assigned to the laboratory program;
Evaluate operations and activities of the laboratory; recommend improvements and modifications; assist in the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
Assist in budget development, justification and support documentation, and administration for the laboratory.
Prepare and approve technical reports and correspondence related to local, State, and Federal regulations and legislation, analytical tests and procedures analysis as necessary.
Coordinate testing activities with outside laboratories; send samples to outside laboratories for tests and analysis as needed, maintain test records;
Perform complex computerized data analysis and programming; compile and record laboratory data using manual and computer-based methods data management systems; train water and wastewater facilities personnel in proper sampling techniques;
Interpret laboratory analysis of samples related to treatment, quality control, and effluent discharge of Wastewater Treatment Plant effluent and industrial waste, and of potable water, to ensure compliance.
Review and interpret precision and accuracy analysis.
Manage the operations and quality assurance/quality control programs for all sections of the laboratory;
Review and validate analysis; ensure the methods, techniques, and equipment used to analyze water, wastewater, recycled water, industrial waste, bio-solids, and solid waste streams produce accurate, reliable results;
Ensure Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP), and other outside regulatory agency standards and requirements are met to maintain laboratory accreditation;
Serve as laboratory subject matter expert and lead for outside agency audits;
Perform complex mathematical calculations and statistical analysis for test results, using both manual and computer-based methods.
Conduct special examinations and analysis to assist with water and wastewater plant problems and studies; develop testing/analysis schedules.
Participate in quality control of laboratory procedures and equipment; establish test procedures for new instrumentation; review and make sound recommendations related to laboratory safety and quality assurance programs;
Manage California Laboratory Intake Portal (CLIP) inputs and requirements;
Monitor, track, and document safety training;
Participate on professional, industry and/or inter-agency committees on laboratory and similar technical issues; attend meetings and workshops as Municipal Utilities representative.
Monitor new regulations and legislation to remain current on regulatory environment and new laboratory analytical requirements; and
Perform other related duties as assigned.

QualificationsExperience: Five years of experience in the analysis of water, wastewater, solid waste, hazardous waste, or other environmental samples, including at least two years of supervisory or leadership experience in the operation of an analytical laboratory. Three years of experience as a Lab Analyst or equivalent with the City of Redlands may substitute for supervisory or leadership experience.

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, chemical engineering or a related field with additional training in water and wastewater treatment. For degrees obtained outside of the U.S., an official equivalency evaluation is required.

License or Certificate: Possession of a valid Grade IV Laboratory Analyst Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association, or a valid Grade IV Water Quality Laboratory Analyst Certificate issued by the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association within one year of appointment.
Possession of an appropriate valid driver's license.

Special Requirements:
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, climb, and lift 40 lbs.; exposure to outdoors, chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards; ability to travel to different sites and locations.

Supplemental InformationIMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONSCandidates must clearly demonstrate through their application material that they meet the minimum qualifications of the position. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the positions may consist of any combination of written, performance, and oral exams to evaluate the applicant's skills, training, and experience for the position.Employment application must be completed and submitted online. Applicants must list current and past work experience. Do not indicate “See Resume”.Proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees must be submitted online with your application. Applicants are responsible for attaching proof of education, certification, and/or license to each position for which they apply.The following documents are required for this position:
1. Transcripts verifying Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, with major coursework in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, chemical engineering or a related field
2. Proof of Grade IV Laboratory Analyst Certificate issued by the California Water Environment Association (if applicable)An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted by the application deadline.Failure to provide all required documents will result in elimination from the selection process.
Please note, the City of Redlands’ preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders.The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which may include a drug/alcohol screening depending upon job classification). The City of Redlands utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Michelle Vizcarra, mvizcarra@cityofredlands.orgBenefits associated with this position include:Medical Insurance – City pays up to $900 p/mo for employees and eligible dependents;
Dental Insurance – City pays monthly premium for employees and eligible dependents; 2 plans
Vision Reimbursement – up to $225 per year
Life Insurance - $25,000
Accidental Death & Dismemberment - $25,000
Deferred Compensation - $860 per year
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
The City participates in Social Security
Executive Leave - 120 hours per year
Vacation Leave – 80 hours accrued in first year
Sick Leave – 96 hours annually
13 Paid Holidays
Credit Union
Employee Assistance Program
Insurance adjustment of $150.00/year
Tuition Reimbursement Program - $2000 per fiscal year

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) – 2% @ 55 for employees who are considered a "classic" member of Cal PERS or a current member of another California public retirement system who is hired on or after January 1, 2013;
Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) – 2% @ 62 for an employee who becomes a "new" member of Cal PERS for the first time on or after January 1, 2013 (and who was not a member of another California public retirement system prior to that date; employee contributes 50% of CalPERS normal cost rate.

Job Type: Full-timePay: $80,014.00 - $97,258.00 per year

For further information, please refer official source from City of Redlands Career Center on following link below. If you meet the requirement and are interested in building a future career with City of Redlands, please register yourself at :

Notes :
  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only candidates that meet the above qualification will be shortlisted.

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