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Laboratory Analytical Specialist

City of Portland, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 01/20/2020

The Portland Water Bureau is looking for an experienced Cryptosporidium analyst (Laboratory Analytical Specialist) to join our Water Quality Laboratory. The Portland Water Bureau is accredited by the Oregon Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ORELAP) to analyze for Cryptosporidium and Giardia. The primary role of this position is to serve as an analyst for EPA Methods 1623/1623.1 Cryptosporidium and Giardia in order to comply with water monitoring requirements. A successful candidate will be able to qualify as an Analyst within one year of hire and possession of additional years of protozoan analysis experience is strongly desired. Experience analyzing phytoplankton, zooplankton and bacteria is also desired, although not required. This position will report to the Laboratory Manager.

This classification is represented by the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU). To view this labor agreement, please go to and click on the appropriate link. External applicants start at the entry salary rate.

The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, basic life, short- and long-term disability coverage to eligible employees and their families. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.

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