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HSSL08-07707-Laboratory Scientist I - Laramie, WY
State of Wyoming

 

 

 

 

Salary

$21.59 - $26.99 Hourly

Location

Laramie, WY

Job Type

Full Time

Department

010-Director's Office

Job Number

07707

Description and Functions



 

Open Until Filled 



GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  


The Wyoming Department of Agriculture, Analytical Services Division is searching for a Laboratory Scientist I with a background in chemistry. This position will perform a variety of anaylses on meat, animal food, fertilizer, pesticide complaint samples, forage and fuel. The laboratory scientist will work with highly technical instrumentation.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

 

         Performs routine and non-routine analytical analyses in the analytical chemistry laboratory on a variety of environmental samples.

         Follows standard analytical procedures while handling hazardous materials.

         Cross-trains into the water chemistry laboratory to perform chemistry analyses on a variety of water types.

         Operates highly complex analyzers and performs manual tests following detailed instructions, using safe, good laboratory practice.

         Develops, maintains, and revises laboratory documents or policies; and develops new or revised test methods, standard operation procedures and laboratory policies.

         Works independently under minimal supervision.

         Responds to request for information from the public and departmental personnel.


 
 

Qualifications


PREFERENCES: 


Preference may be given to the applicant with a bachelor's degree in chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, medical technology or closely related field.


KNOWLEDGE: 

 

         Knowledge of basic chemistry theory and laboratory research principles, recording of daily work activities and laboratory information.

         Knowledge of highly technical electronic analyzers and basic analytical chemistry, including GC-MS, UHPLC or LC-MS.

         Knowledge of laboratory quality control assurance practices, safety and hazardous material control.

         Knowledge and ability to think critically and accurately to process complex data.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education:

Bachelor's Degree (typically in Science)

 

PLUS             

 

Experience:

0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in a medical or environmental laboratory ) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Laboratory Assistant

 

OR

 

Education & Experience Substitution:

3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in a medical or environmental laboratory ) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Laboratory Assistant

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None



 

Necessary Special Requirements


NOTES:

 

         FLSA: Non-Exempt

         All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.



 

Supplemental Information


 010-Wyoming Department of Agriculture - Analytical Services Division

Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.
 

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Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.
 

Agency

State of Wyoming

Address

Dept. of Admin. & Information-Human Resource Div.
2001 Capitol Ave. Emerson Bldg. Rm 127
Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82002.

Phone

307-777-7188

Website

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm