The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with great attention to detail, be able to work in a fast-paced environment and have experience performing “Laboratory Director” duties, as defined by Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ELAP).
BENEFITS: Partial listing includes medical and dental 100% paid by the District for employee and 88% paid for dependents, paid leave including 14 holidays and life insurance, CalPERS Retirement, retirement health benefits, education reimbursement, and much more.
REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) years of experience in conducting laboratory analysis preferably in the water or wastewater industry. One (1) year of experience may be substituted with a Master's degree in biology, chemistry, mathematics or a closely related field. A valid California Class "C" Driver’s License and safe driving record. A valid AWWA/CWEA Laboratory Analyst Grade II Certification required within two (2) years of appointment.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in biology, chemistry, mathematics or closely related field.
APPLY IMMEDIATELY: Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. However, for the earliest consideration, please submit your application materials by August 16, 2019. For information on application guidelines and to apply, please go to the Employment section of our website at www.otaywater.gov.
ABOUT OTAY WATER DISTRICT: The District is one of the fastest growing and most progressive water agencies in the region, now serving approximately 225,000 people in the rapidly expanding southeastern region of picturesque San Diego County. The District’s 125.5 square mile service area includes the communities of southern El Cajon, La Mesa, Rancho San Diego, Jamul, Spring Valley, Bonita, eastern Chula Vista, and the Otay Mesa area along the border with Mexico.
Located in Spring Valley, approximately 15 miles southeast of downtown San Diego, the District is close to all the cultural, educational, and recreational amenities of a large southern California metropolitan area without the daily congestion. The District employs 134 regular employees and takes pride in providing reliable, high-quality products, services, and support.