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Laboratory Coordinator

Calleguas Municipal Water District


MBC This position requires an employee highly skilled in a variety of operation and maintenance assignments in the District’s water filtration plant and water distribution control center. The individual coordinates the activities of the water quality laboratory by developing and implementing process monitoring, quality assurance and protocols and methodologies for procedures and system sampling programs. In addition, the Laboratory Coordinator inspects, operates and maintains the water filtration plant and operates the distribution system to supply, treat, store and distribute water.

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  • Leslie Nanninga

Diver Biologist

MBC Aquatic Sciences


MBC Aquatic Sciences currently has 23 employees and has been established for more than 50 years. The successful candidate will work in field, office, and laboratory settings, and must have the social and communication skills to effectively communicate across different personality types. Work is performed year-round in a variety of weather conditions, both as individuals and as a team, and some work-related travel may be required. The position will require: field surveys (marine and fresh water sites), maintaining and operating scientific equipment, launching and retrieving small research vessels, statistical data analysis, and scientific writing. Accuracy and attention to detail are a must. The MBC office work environment is casual and collaborative. MBC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including: paid holiday, sick, and vacation time; health insurance (medical, dental, and optical), life insurance, pre-tax FSA, and 401(k) plan.


Interested candidates please see the MBC website or send resumes to Jimmy Nunez at jnunez@mbcaquatic.com.




We are excited to announce that registration is open for the 2022 Annual Meeting for the Southern California Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SoCal SETAC). Representatives of the Desert Southwest Chapter (DSW) will also be joining us (covering AZ, NM, NV and western TX) and we look forward to welcoming new faces into the SoCal group.

The meeting will be held April 25-26 in Ventura and we are pleased to announce a program with special sessions on A Legacy of Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology in the Southern California Bight, Monday the 25th, and Wildlife Toxicology in Southern California & the Desert Southwest, Tuesday the 26th. In addition to these timely topics, we will have two General Sessions covering a diverse array of material. We cannot wait to connect with new colleagues and catch up with friends in person.

The call for abstracts for platform or poster presentations is now open and will close on April 1st.

You can find registration information here and abstract submission information here.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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