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Laboratory Information Systems Specialist I - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - La Verne, CA - EXPIRED

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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In this Intermediate level position in the Water Quality Laboratory, you will be responsible for performing Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) Specialists I job duties, and assist in the District’s technical analysis and development of applications, information technology (IT) data analytics and programming functions. You will work within the laboratory’s Quality Assurance and Compliance Sampling Team.

The position is responsible for assistance and support of Metropolitan’s Water Quality Laboratory applications following the software development life cycle (SDLC), including business technical analysis using the Metropolitan’s IT Standards and Tools, development of LIMS applications and programs, data management efforts, and development of a centralized water quality compliance data management program using various data sources; and help develop and maintain applications using standard programming languages (C# with Oracle database), SQL, .NET environment.

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

To view the full job description click here: Laboratory Information Systems Specialist I


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and two years of relevant experience.

Relevant Experience is defined as: experience with software development, programming, business process and system analysis; knowledge and experience with MS Office Suites and database applications; education and training within the areas of computer Science, information technology, and computer information systems.

Required Skills and Abilities to: Learn new programming and automation software; problem solve; prioritize and multi-task; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work independently and in a team environment; supporting applications; and operate current office equipments including printers and computers.


License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

60% Technical knowledge/skills (including written test)
20% Job Preparation (education, experience, and training relevant to the position)
5% Teamwork

5% Oral Communication
10% Written Communication
100% Total



• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment

• Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular Full Time Employee


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email [email protected].

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PST on the date stated in the job. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).