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Environmental Analyst - Ia #21001752, #21001753
The University of Iowa
Iowa City IA
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 4/2/2021
This Professional and Scientific position will be filled as either an Environmental Analyst (PHC2) or Environmental Specialist (PHC3) based on candidate qualifications and interview evaluation. To express interest for consideration at both levels, please apply to both requisitions, 21001752 and 21001753. The State Hygienic Laboratory in Coralville Iowa, is looking for an Environmental Analyst, or Environmental Specialist, within the Air Quality Unit of the Environmental Health Division. Ambient air conditions are monitored for regulatory compliance and to protect public health by the prevention of air pollution. The work done is used to inform and educate the general public as well as the environmental health community, regarding ambient air quality. This is a field-based position and requires travel across the state of Iowa, frequently overnight. During sample collection, this position routinely ascends and descends ladders, stairs, and ramps; and consistently raises and lowers objects weighing up to 25 pounds, from one level to another. About the State Hygienic Laboratory. The State Hygienic Laboratorys main facilities are headquartered on the University of Iowa's Research Park campus northwest of Iowa City in Coralville. Additional testing facilities are part of the Iowa Laboratory Facilities in Ankeny, a Des Moines suburb. Since 1904, the State Hygienic Laboratory has been at the forefront of public health issues in Iowa. As the states public healt h and environmental laboratory, the Hygienic Laboratory serves all of Iowas 99 counties through disease detection, environmental monitoring, and newborn and maternal screening. Qualifications:Education or Equivalency Required. A bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or a science with emphasis on analytical chemistry, or related field or an equivalent combination of educat ion and experience is required. Required Qualifications
Demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, and relationship management skills, and ability to interact positively with a diverse population.
Possession of a valid state or commercial driver's license, and ability to meet University Fleet Safety Standards. Desirable Qualifications
Demonstrates a working knowledge of maintaining, servicing, and calibration of Air Quality monitoring equipment.
Demonstrates work toward improvement and implementation of Air Quality Operations.
Demonstrates a commitment to business and scientific ethics, and can explain the rationale and importance of basic business ethics. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, verification of a valid state or commercial drivers license, and ability to meet University Fleet Safety Standards. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. Contact: Sarah Tillman (sarah-tillman@uiowa. edu)The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. recblid r65vgfuoslzftuyot6zwtvs6lgw44k
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