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Laboratory Technician

Company: Town of Leesburg, Virginia
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:


$50,000.00 - $88,071.00 Annually


Leesburg, VA

Job Type



Utilities Department

Job Number


Nature Of Work
The Department of Utilities is a hard working team of friendly professionals who strive together to exceed excellence. The is responsible for the safe and efficient treatment of wastewater generated within the Leesburg service area and the subsequent stabilization and disposal of the solid wastes produced to ensure the protection of public health and the environment.
What You'll Be DoingThis position involves technical work in the Department of Utilities in performing essential laboratory requirements for the wastewater treatment plant. Work involves daily laboratory activities, including sampling and performing laboratory testing; and conducting quality control procedures.
Works rotating 10-hour shifts and every third weekend. May include working nights and holidays. Schedule is subject to change with the possibility of working rotating 8-hour shifts, based upon the needs of the Water Pollution Control Division.

For a more detailed job description, please visit the Town's .
Required Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school (or GED), including completion of biology and chemistry courses.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
  • Knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position.
  • Available and able to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible work wastewater laboratory testing and quality control.
    • Possession of a Class 3 Wastewater Operator's license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR).
    • Completion of college courses or associated degree.
    • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

      Compensation and BenefitsThe Town of Leesburg is committed to providing competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities to grow one's career, all while making a significant impact on the operations and quality of life in a thriving community. The Town offers competitive compensation, affordable health insurance coverage, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, an optional 457(b) retirement plan with a Town matching contribution, flexible spending accounts, voluntary benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, an optional payroll Roth IRA, and generous paid time off. For more information on the Town's robust benefits package, please visit the Town's EOE/ADA.

Keywords: Town of Leesburg, Virginia, Leesburg , Laboratory Technician, Professions , Leesburg, Virginia

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