Jobs Board - Indiana WEA

Jobs Board

Posting Date: 09/26/2019

Company: Marion Utilities

Position Title: Laboratory Services Coordinator

Position Description

Oversees, performs, and coordinates routine chemical, physical, and bacteriological examinations of

water samples; Plans, oversees, and coordinates activities associated with assigned programs


operation control measures; Confers with Certified Operator, and/or Operations Supervisor

concerning analytical findings

Control and Quality Assurance, Certification for bacteriological analysis of drinking water

samples, Laboratory Excellence Award Program, and Contract Laboratory Services; Compiles

data and prepares various reports for submittal to regulatory agencies

inquiries and/or complaints, conducts tours of the facility, attends interdivisional meetings, and coordinates with internal and external entities providing support and assistance as required

Education/Experience/Skills Required

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or

related field of study and 2 years of related work experience; Demonstration of an alternate equivalent

combination of education, training, and experience that provide the required levels of related

knowledge, skill, and ability will be considered


Licensure and/or Certification Requirements

Must possess a valid Indiana Driver’s license or ability to obtain upon residency; Possession of a current

Indiana Wastewater Operator’s Certificate is preferred


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of: Current principles, standard methods, practices, and application, of environmental

laboratory procedures and techniques; Associated environmental regulations; Basic business and

management concepts; Budget development and management; Coordination and management of

resources; Customer service; Training and staff development; General Industry Standards for workforce

safety; General office practices and procedures, including proficiency in software applications such as

MS Office


Skills Demonstrated in: Effective communication; Interpersonal interaction; Leadership; Organization;

Reasoning and problem solving; Comprehension; Multi-tasking; Self-Motivation


Ability to: Listen to and understand technical information and ideas presented through oral and

written communication; Quickly recognize unusual or threatening circumstances and initiate proper

response; Establish and maintain effective working relationships; Effectively respond to conflict,

contacts, inquiries, and complaints; Effectively lead and motivate individuals and groups; Effectively

work independently or as part of a team; Apply knowledge of principles, standards, and practices as

defined above


Physical Demands or Unusual Conditions

While performing required duties, the incumbent is regularly required to work at a lab bench and travel

to remote locations throughout the facility; is frequently required to maneuver and navigate uneven

surfaces, steps, stairs, ladders, platforms, and restricted isle-ways and walk-ways; may be exposed to

extreme weather conditions including: heat, cold, wind, rain, sleet/snow; is occasionally required to

perform manual labor including lifting of up to 50 pounds

Salary/Compensation: $20.72 – $25.49 per hour

Application Instructions: Send resume’ via e-mail to: