Water Quality Analyst - Biology

ERA Personnel

Job opportunity with government agency for experienced Water Quality Analyst to assist Biology team with analysis of water and environmental samples.

  • West Ryde location
  • Initial 6 month contract
  • $35 per hour plus super
Our government client is seeking to engage an experienced Water Quality Analyst to assist the Biology team with the analysis of water and environmental samples. This role is initially a 6 month contract with immediate start.

Key tasks:
  • Perform routine and non-routine Chlorophyll analyses, using a range of equipment in accordance with procedures to meet customer quality & time expectations and regulatory & operational requirements, with minimal or no supervision
  • Spectrophotometric analysis of chlorophylls including Chlorophyll-a, Lorenzen and Pheophytins
  • Calibrating Spectrophotometer to align with accreditation requirements
  • Identify problems and undertake problem solving appropriate to the level
  • Check relevant data entry for accuracy, report unusual results and issues immediately to Senior staff
Skills and Experience:
  • Analysis of water and environmental samples
  • Experience in using a spectrophotometer
  • Awareness of safety requirements related to the role and ability to demonstrate personal responsibility for safety
  • Ability to use computer associated software, including Microsoft Windows and Office  
  • Ability to learn computer software packages used within the laboratory (e.g. laboratory information system (LIMS))
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
To apply for this role, go to our website www.erapersonnel.com.au and select the Job Vacancies link or Apply through this job ad. Please quote Job Reference Number 3205041 on any correspondence.
For further information regarding this position, please contact Rosie on 02 9890 8144. 
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