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Lake County Health Dept Laboratory Technician - Public Works in Libertyville, Illinois

Laboratory Technician - Public Works

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Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in Environmental Testing? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Laboratory Technician

Location: Libertyville, IL

Salary: $22.18-25.33/ hour

Job Summary: This Public Works position within the organization is to collect, analyze, and report data for Lake County’s drinking water and wastewater systems.

The Lab Tech must have a good knowledge of the principles and practices of chemistry, microbiology, and or environmental science. The Technician will perform laboratory analyses on routine and non-routine samples, conduct sample preparation for chemical and microbiological analyses, update charts, graphs, and perform routine data entry. This position performs routine maintenance of lab equipment and instruments, assembles standard operating procedures and technical lab reports, and file technical forms. This position must be available to work on weekends and holidays. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

To be successful in this role you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with course work in biology, microbiology, chemistry or environmental science, as well as, one year of related lab experience. An Illinois Department of Public Health Certificate in microbiology is desired. You must also possess a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record.

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 ourProspective Employeepage to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visitPublic Works. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to viewvideos.

If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at ourHuman Resources website.

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.

Lake County is an equal opportunity employer

Job Location

Libertyville, Illinois, United States

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Applications will be accepted

until filled