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Careers with the City of Auburn

The City of Auburn offers an array of opportunities with a good pay and benefits package and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Auburn a great place to live and work. The City of Auburn is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with state and federal law.

Current Job Openings


Position

Lab Technician

DEPARTMENT

Water Pollution Control

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Water Pollution Control is seeking a hard-working, self-motivated individual to join our team as a full-time Laboratory Technician. This position primarily assists with collection and analysis of wastewater samples to ensure environmental compliance with regulations, using standard methods and technology. The ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic, excellent problem solving skills, ability to perform moderately complex mathematical equations, be motivated to serve others and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. 

Essential Duties/Skills/Responsibilities/Qualifications

  • Collects and prepares samples for analysis, using approved methods and technology that comply with the department quality control program and chemical hygiene plan
  • Sets up and operates moderately complex analytical equipment, ensuring that equipment is properly calibrated
  • Performs periodic equipment maintenance
  • Chemically analyzes plant and industrial wastewater and provides reports of analyses to management
  • Prepares chemical reagents
  • Performs routine general chemistry and microbiological analyses, including-pH, BOD, solids, dissolved oxygen, ammonia, phosphorus and chlorine residual
  • Ensures that glassware, lab and benchtops are clean
  • Ensures that samples are prepared for analysis at contract labs
  • Maintains reliable and accurate chain-of-custody documents for all sample materials charged to laboratory operations
  • Assures complete and legible records of all functions within operations of the lab division
  • Assists in maintaining inventories of required lab materials
  • Follows established procedures for setting up and maintaining samples
  • Enters laboratory records into computer system, providing department management with reliable and accurate information
  • Provides input to WPC Industrial Pretreatment Monitoring Programs and NPDES Permit compliance activity, as required and must fully understand their intent for the City of Auburn
  • Follows all City of Auburn policies and procedures in addition to all local, state and federal standards, regulations and safety rules
  • Completes any required certification(s) and/or additional training courses
  • Possesses high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possesses valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record
  • Requires working in and around chemicals and other unpleasant odors, gases and fumes

Benefits

  • Vacation pay, holiday pay, sick and personal leave pay, health insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and city-paid PERF annuity and pension retirement
  • $11 - $18 / hour depending upon experience
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Interested candidates can submit their application to humanresources(at)ci.auburn.in.us. Applications can be downloaded from the button in the top right-hand corner of this page.

Candidates may also complete an application in person at 210 E. Ninth Street, Auburn, IN 46706.

Deadllne: July 15, 2019

EOE / Drug Free Workforce / E-VERIFY

The City of Auburn is an enrolled employer in the E-Verify Program verifying the work eligibility status of its new employees and will remain so until that program no longer exists.


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