Description of Duties :
Provides chemical evaluation of drinking water, ground water, wastewater, surface water, and solids to ensure compliance with the Region's water and environmental protection policies.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required :
year community college diploma or university degree in Chemistry, plus 2 years of directly related laboratory work experience.
Chromatograph, Auto-analyzer, Purge and Trap Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer, Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer, and Total Organic Carbon Analyzer.
as well as Provincial and Federal legislation including the Safe Drinking Water Act, Ontario Drinking Water Testing Services Regulation 248 / 03, Ontario Drinking Water Systems Regulation 165 / 04, Ontario Drinking Water Standards, Ontario Water Resources Act, regulations 170 / 03 and 243 / 07, and current drinking water licensing legislation and applicable sections of the Nutrient Management Act.
Ability to create and maintain organized, accurate, and detailed written and computerized reports; to edit detailed analytical methods, standard operating procedures, and quality system corrective action reports.
Analytical and problem solving skills to interpret and evaluate analytical data, and to research and develop new analytical methods.
Ability to use specialized computerized instruments to perform analyses.