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Team Manager Microbiology - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - La Verne, CA


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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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As a Microbiology Team Manager, you will be responsible for managing and supervising the Source Water Microbiology Team. The team is responsible for: (1) detecting bacterial, viral, and protozoal contaminants in water, including wastewater and recycled water; (2) detecting cyanotoxins in source waters and throughout the treatment process; (3) recommending and evaluating new methods and technologies for detecting all biological contaminants; (4) routine monitoring of invasive mussel populations, and; (5) development, evaluation, and recommendation of new strategies and technologies to improve water quality, protect source water against contamination, and to respond to emerging public health issues.

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EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and eight years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which two years must have been in a project management, supervisory, or lead capacity; or an advanced degree from an accredited college or university and six years of increasingly responsible relevant experience, of which two years must have been in a project management, supervisory, or lead capacity.

A bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree must be in the field of microbiology, biological sciences, environmental science, water quality science, or a related field.

Desirable Qualifications:

A Ph.D. from an accredited college or university with a major in microbiology, biological sciences, biochemistry, environmental sciences, water quality science, or a related field. Pertinent and related post-doctoral experience also highly desirable.

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.

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Benefits:
• 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

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


ABOUT MWD
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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