Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
The Laboratory Services Unit Manager is responsible for managing and supervising activities and duties in the following disciplines: business office and administrative support; documents, reports, and records management activities and requirements; contracts and grants administration; laboratory maintenance, repairs, and capital improvement projects; water quality sample collection and receiving; data management and Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) services; ensuring continued laboratory certification in accordance with the California Environmental Laboratories Accreditation Program (ELAP) requirements for the laboratory’s Quality Management Program; and other laboratory services and support activities as needed.
Areas of responsibility include management and planning of the activities and duties of the Business Support, Laboratory Support, and Quality Assurance Teams.
Schedule: 9/80, Monday through Friday with every other Friday off
This Laboratory Services Unit Manager position is located at our Water Quality Lab in La Verne, CA.
This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.
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Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in biology, chemistry, environmental science or related scientific field and ten years of increasingly responsible relevant experience (in Laboratory Sciences, Quality Assurance and Administrative/Business Support), of which four years must have been in a management or supervisory position; OR an advanced degree from an accredited college or university in biology, chemistry, environmental science or related scientific field and eight years of increasingly responsible relevant experience (in Laboratory Sciences, Quality Assurance and Administrative/Business Support), of which four years must have been in a management or supervisory position.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.
• 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 announcement. 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).
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