Lake County, Illinois Assistant Laboratory Technician in Libertyville, Illinois

Assistant Laboratory Technician

Tracking Code

15667

Job Description

Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!

About the Role:

Under general direction receives samples at the Environmental Laboratory and performs the associated logging/data entry. Performs other data entry/data handling in the Lab Information Management System and distributes laboratory reports to appropriate recipients. Performs some limited routine chemical and microbiological analysis of water samples in a laboratory setting. Supports Environmental Laboratory technicians and their associated analyses and activities.

Location: 500 West Winchester Road, Libertyville IL 60048

Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm)

Skills and Experience

  • Receives samples at the Environmental Laboratory and performs the associated logging/data entry.

  • Performs specified routine microbiological and chemical analysis as assigned.

  • Performs data entry/data handling in the Lab Information Management System.

  • Distributes laboratory reports to appropriate recipients.

  • Supports Environmental Laboratory technicians and their associated analyses and activities.

  • Prepares and standardizes chemical solutions, reagents and materials for use in various tests.

  • Maintains clean work area, cleans and maintains laboratory equipment.

  • Prepares and maintains records and reports on samples and test results.

  • Maintains familiarity with specified laboratory procedures as published in Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Waste Water, and the administrative rules of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency 35 Ill. Adm. Code Part 186 Accreditation of Environmental Laboratories, and the Illinois Department of Public Health 77 Ill. Adm. Code Part 465 Certification and Operation of Environmental Laboratories.

Education, Qualifications, and Certification:

  • Requires an Associate’s degree in an applicable field of study.

  • A Bachelor’s degree with a major in chemical or biological sciences or related field is preferred.

About the Perks:

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit theHealth Departmentpage to get additional information on why you should work for us.

To learn more about the department you will be working for, please visit the Environmental Laboratory information page. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this shortvideo.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location

Libertyville, Illinois, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Salary

18.93 - USD

Applications will be accepted

Position is subject to close at any time.