Laboratory Technician LA018

Deadline: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: LA018
Salary Range: Gr. U6 / $25.14 - $32.99 Starting Salary: $25.14
Division-Section-Unit: Environmental Science & Compliance / Laboratory
Shift: Sunday – Thursday 7 AM – 3 PM
Location: Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Limitations: Restricted to leave to protect status 3/13/21
Position Covered By Collective Bargaining Union Agreement: Yes
Name of Bargaining Unit Union: Laborers’ International Local 1033


In accordance with NBC industry/regulatory guidelines (OSHA, DEM, EPA, etc.) perform a variety of routine chemical and biological testing routines on samples submitted to the Laboratory obtained at field locations for analysis (TSS, BOD, Chloride Fecals, nitrites etc.). Set up, maintain and as required, calibrates all laboratory testing and sampling equipment used in daily performance of duties. Maintain an accurate and timely record, and computer data base of all laboratory tests and activities performed.   Interacts with other Narragansett Bay Commission operations and support departments regarding information/ status of work laboratory requirements. Within skill and experience capabilities, performs other duties and projects as assigned, to include working off-shifts and being available for emergency call-ins, and working weekends/ holidays on a rotating/ scheduled basis. Perform other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities


Education: Graduation from a two year technical college degree program (biology, microbiology, chemistry, environment science) or equivalent required. Experience: Requires knowledge of analytical testing and sampling techniques and procedures as applied to wastewater collection, processing and discharge.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Provisions:

Reasonable Accommodations:
If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability, but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

Medical Information:
Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Apply within the application period as shown. The NBC does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail. NOTE: The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.


    The Narragansett Bay Commission
    Human Resources Office
    One Service Road
    Providence, RI 02905
    Fax (401) 461-2242

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