Laboratory Coordinator
Calleguas Municipal Water District

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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Chemistry Lab Positions (2)
Physis Environmental Laboratories

Physis Environmental Laboratories of Anaheim, CA, is interested in hiring entry-thru-senior level staff; chemistry-biology-envtl sciences background a must, university-commercial lab experience a plus, wage-salary commensurate.  Physis, a mature-culture laboratory practice investing in personnel of high character to apply their experiences and aptitudes, invites you or someone you know to apply and explore, continue and further ones interests and aptitudes in a supportiveTQM-pledged work environment toward your very net-positive work-life balance.  Full-time preferred, will consider <40 hours. Currently in our field? A college graduate, or soon-to-be? Great opportunity to be a lab tech, chemist, analyst-specialist, and to cross-train>advance>grow. Everyone starts with an office space, also. Please email today your Cover Letter and Resume-CV to markbaker@physislabs.com 

Staff Environmental Scientist (Entry Level)
ERM

ERM is seeking a motivated Staff Environmental Scientist, who is interested in participating on a variety of projects covering the full spectrum of ERM’s services, to join our consulting firm in Santa Barbara/Carpinteria, CA. In this role, you will work closely with Project Managers on contaminated site management projects. This position is being offered in our Santa Barbara/Carpinteria, CA office. However, candidates may also be considered for offices located in the Irvine, CA, Pasadena, CA, or Marina del Rey, CA, depending on the qualifications of applicants. 

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Consultant II, Environmental Toxicologist/Risk Assessor (Associate Level)
ERM

ERM is looking to hire motivated, detail-oriented staff level Risk Assessor / Environmental Toxicologist to join our growing Risk Assessment and Site Investigation practice in Santa Barbara/Carpinteria, CA. Working under the direction of project managers and partners, the successful candidate will work on interesting investigations and projects throughout the western United States. You may also have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, covering the full spectrum of ERM’s services. This position is being offered in our Santa Barbara/Carpinteria, CA office. However, candidates may also be considered for offices located in Walnut Creek, CA, Sacramento, CA, Irvine, CA, or Seattle, WA, depending on the qualifications of applicants. 

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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.

Staff Scientist
Council for Watershed Health (CWH)

CWH is hiring an experienced Staff Scientist to support our watershed and green infrastructure monitoring efforts. This position will report to our Senior Scientist and conduct monitoring, data analysis, and assist in project management. We’re seeking a well-rounded, adaptable, and creative individual with a relevant background in chemistry, biology, ecology, civil and environmental engineering or environmental sciences. The Staff Scientist will work directly, under the guidance of the Senior Scientist, with representatives of municipalities, agencies, and consultants to ensure project deliverables are on schedule and within budget. The Staff Scientist will train and lead field staff and interns in conducting stream and green infrastructure monitoring efforts. The successful candidate will have skills to coordinate and support multiple projects simultaneously, thrive working in multi-disciplinary teams and in a fast-paced work environment, and have experience or competency in the following responsibilities.

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Staff Research Associate III - Chemistry and Microbiology positions open
UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is growing in the diverse areas of professional educational programs, cutting-edge research, and pharmacy services. The school is committed to offering a dynamic learning environment and growing opportunities to its talented and dedicated employees. As a staff research associate III (SRA III) you will have the opportunity to work on state-of-the art instrumentation including LC-MS/MS, GC-MS/MS, ICP-MS, and UHPLC. Daily workflow will include development and validation of assays to support new applications of tandem mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, and other technologies as appropriate. The incumbent is expected to contribute original ideas for research projects from other staff and faculty. There is a wide array of research being done at UCSD with lots of opportunities for interdisciplinary work and career growth. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, apply to join our team at the link provided.

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Assistant Professor - Chemistry
San Bernardino Valley College

The Assistant Professor, Chemistry position provides instruction to general education students, students who wish to major in chemistry, and students pursuing degrees in other science, math, and engineering disciplines at the community college level. This position would create course materials, such as syllabi, lectures, homework, quizzes, exams, lab manuals, etc. Evaluate and grade students’ homework, laboratory work, and assignments. Demonstrate and explain physical experiments during physical laboratory hours that develop the critical thinking skills of students. Teach courses during evenings and/or weekends if required. Work collegially with the faculty and staff of the division to advance student success. Participate and collaborate in chemistry team, department, and division meetings. Assist in curriculum development, updates, and revisions. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. 

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Water Quality Manager
Irvine Ranch Water District

The Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for a Water Quality Manager who under general direction, will plan, organize, oversee and supervise the efficient operation of the Water Quality Group, including complex laboratory water quality analyses, equipment and quality control/quality assurance, regulatory reports, and water quality projects. The incumbent will manage a full-time staff of 20 people as well as temporary employees and interns, water quality analyses include drinking water, wastewater, recycled water, stormwater, biosolids, and air quality.

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Staff Scientist (Full Time position)
Pacific EcoRisk

As a staff scientist, you will operate as a key member of the laboratory team, with responsibilities encompassing a full range of laboratory functions and activities. The primary purpose of this position is to fulfill the daily testing needs and general operation of the laboratory, including testing and field sampling. This position includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the daily performance of acute and chronic freshwater, estuarine/marine, sediment, and terrestrial toxicity tests, including familiarization and fluency in the associated testing protocols (e.g., standard operating procedures, test manuals, and demonstration of capability), data acquisition, recording, review, statistical analyses, and electronic data deliverables. This position may include the design, execution, and management of special studies, including, but not necessarily limited to, Toxicity Identification Evaluations (TIEs), water-effect ratios (WERs), and chemical spiking studies. This position may include special assignments in quality assurance, safety, training, and equipment maintenance, including assistantships with the Laboratory Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager (e.g., Assistant Lab Manager, Assistant Quality Assurance Manager) and Project Managers. This position requires that the candidate exercise advanced biological, chemical, and ecological knowledge to make and interpret observations being made during testing. This position will require the candidate to adhere to the Pacific EcoRisk’s Quality Manual.

Last updated November 18, 2021.

 

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