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The Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Description

t the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services (DCLS), our employees are adaptable and work with integrity to provide quality testing in a collaborative scientific environment. Our fast-paced and innovative environment will challenge you with new experiences every day, allowing you to enhance your skills by working side-by-side with leading professionals and providing immediately impactful results to the community. As the state public health and environmental lab, DCLS provides support for local, state, and federal partners with the mission to promote a healthier, safer world through quality laboratory service. If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated staff of DCLS.

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate with initiative, adaptability and integrity to serve as a Scientist in the Trace Organic, Pesticide and Motor Fuels Testing Group. In this position, you will primarily perform testing on motor fuels for consumer protection and label guarantees using ASTM International methods. You will also have the opportunity to cross train in other testing areas within the lab to offer support in the testing of pesticide residue and formulation samples as well as environmental, air, and drinking water samples. You will use various techniques, analytical instrumentation and quality controls in this role to produce defensible data and prepare lab reports in support of state programs for compliance monitoring and in the investigation of complaints.


This position may require holiday, weekend and/or evening work for testing of emergency samples.

Qualified state employees may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). As a full-time employee with the Virginia Department of General Services, Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services, you may be able to take advantage of this program! Visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site for more information including eligibility requirements.


Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

All potential candidate’s must posses the following minimum qualifications:
  • BS in the Life Sciences or related field OR equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices for the handling of chemical, microbiological, infectious or toxic materials, as applicable.
  • Experience in or knowledge of analytical or organic chemistry.
  • Knowledge in the operation, calibration, and maintenance of laboratory equipment and mechanical equipment
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex laboratory equipment.
  • Ability to record and report QA, QC, test results accurately. Ability to identify laboratory errors.
  • Ability to follow procedures.
  • Ability to compile and formulate data, draw conclusions, and provide data interpretation.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience and ability to work well on a team.
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include:
  • Advanced Degree (M.S., Ph.D.) in a chemical, physical, biological or medical laboratory science.
  • Knowledge and experience with organic analyses of environmental and drinking water samples, as well as pesticides.
  • Motor Fuel testing experience.
  • Experience in the use of sophisticated and complex computer interfaced instrumentation (GC, GCMS, HPLC, LCMS, LCMSMS, Vapor Pressure)
  • Experience in or knowledge of the following:
                                      – TNI 2009 or ISO 17025 Accreditation
                                      – use of control charts
                                      – writing and updating SOPs
                                      – validation of new methods
                                      – maintaining training and competency forms
                                       - use of a laboratory information management system (LIMS).
  • Ability to exhibit initiative.

Special Requirements

Sponsorship will not be provided for this position now or in the future. Confirmation of eligibility to work will be required at time of hire.

The selected candidate must pass a fingerprint-based criminal background check.

DCLS employees are designated as essential personnel. This designation requires DCLS employees to report to the workplace or at an assigned remote location during state authorized closings or delays (i.e. weather-related closures/delays, holidays, etc.), unless otherwise instructed by management.

Applicants that indicate they have preferential hiring rights in the form of a yellow form or blue card must submit these to our office prior to the closing of the posting, in accordance with DHRM policy 1.30. Please note that only current and former employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia that will be or have been laid off are eligible for preferential hiring rights.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Notice: DGS will record information from each new employee’s Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Fax, e-mail or mail applications will not be accepted. The online State application must contain all required information and fully respond to the questions to be considered for this job opportunity.

For assistance or computer access, please visit your local Virginia Employment Office or contact our office at jobs@dgs.virginia.gov or call 804-786-3910.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates is received. After 5 business days, this position may be closed at any time.

The Virginia Department of General Services is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and individuals with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service experience are encouraged to apply.


Applicants in need of accommodation during the application and/or interview process may contact DGS at 804-786-3910 for assistance.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63518902
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia, United States
  • Position Title: Scientist I
  • Company Name For Job: The Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services
  • Area of Focus: Laboratory Assessment
  • Job Function: Public Health Laboratory Scientist
  • Setting: Public Health Laboratory
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Salary: $45,485.00 - $58,408.00 (Yearly Salary)
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