Under general direction of the Environmental Services Supervisor, performs a variety of sampling and analyses primarily associated with raw wastewater, treatment processes, surface water; assists in the implementation and execution of the District’s pollution prevention program, pretreatment program and public education program. This position assists the Environmental Services Director with laboratory regulatory requirements, data verification, environmental compliance inspections and preparing reports. This position is ideal for a highly motivated individual with a good work ethic and attention to detail who is committed to the protection of public health and the environment.
This key position will perform analysis on critical treatment process streams that are required for the effective process control of our existing treatment plant and future biological treatment plant upgrade. The biological plant upgrade will require routine microscopic examinations of organisms used to treat wastewater.
We understand and embrace our Mission to protect public health by effectively handling the sanitation needs of the community and our role in protecting the environment. Discharging directly to the San Pablo Bay presents significant and obvious challenges to do our job correctly. The District has a strong commitment to the environment in all that we do, as we demonstrate in our photovoltaic power generation project, biogas power generation and vehicle fuel project, recycled water production facility, and multi-faceted reclamation area project that includes a freshwater marsh, storage ponds and irrigated pastures. The District has received recognition and many awards for environmental and educational programs. We are known for being innovative, proactive, and successful at what we do. Our approach is to combine effective pollution prevention and educational programs and state-of–the-art technologies, with a strong and positive relationship with our community.
We are a team dedicated to keeping our world a cleaner and safer place to live. In support of our dedication to protecting public health and continuing our progressive approach to innovative technologies and environmental education, we seek an Environmental Specialist who thrives in and can contribute to this efficiently run, but challenging, work environment.
Instructions: The job application is available at http://www.lgvsd.org/about-us/employment-opportunities/. Once you've completed the application please send to firstname.lastname@example.org as a pdf document. If you wish to have a paper application mailed, please call 415-472-1734 and provide your name, address, and telephone number.
Pre-employment requirements include passing a background check, physical, and drug screen.