Board of directors and/or executive team includes one or more persons with military service, Training and professional development resources designed to target veteran needs, Career transition assistance available and used by veterans (ex. internship program, training, etc.), Human Resources professionals well-versed in resources and benefits available to veterans, Accommodations available for employees with disabilities, Compliance with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Utilization of job boards and job fairs targeted to veteran audiences, Pre-employment skills assessment and training for veterans, Hiring personnel trained to translate military experience to related civilian occupational skills, Monitoring of current employee veteran statistics, Hiring campaigns targeted at veterans
Woman Advancement Practices:
Educational benefits or reimbursement for education/training, Management level promotion availability for part-time positions, Formal organizational salary reviews to ensure pay equity, Career counseling or planning services, Professional and/or skills development training, Opportunities for rotation into job roles important to advancement, Management training opportunities for workingwomen, Formalized women’s networks, Formalized mentoring program, Executive leadership (board of directors and/or executive team) includes at least 40% women
Flexible Scheduling (i.e. part time, compressed work week, flextime, etc.), Telecommuting, Job sharing options, Child care subsidy or reimbursement, Onsite child-care, Paid Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, Health insurance options for full-time employees, Health insurance options for part-time employees, Allowance of sick time utilization to care for family members, Management training to support the implementation of family friendly policies
The St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission (MetCom) is a quasi-governmental agency that provides water and sewer services for residents and businesses in St. Mary's County, Maryland. MetCom has a customer base of over 17,000 and exceeds $20 million in annual revenues. MetCom has an immediate opening for a Lab Analyst. The Lab Analyst Performs testing and provides results for assigned MetCom wastewater treatment plants for reporting and plant efficiency purposes.
Essential Responsibilities : Performs a variety of testing procedures on wastewater samples; Provides results for assigned MetCom wastewater treatment plants for reporting and plant efficiency purposes; Records all data collected for reporting to MDE and other government agencies as necessary; Maintains all filing; keeps track of inventory; orders supplies as needed; Performs communications regarding hazardous materials; Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills: Ability to gain thorough knowledge of St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission policies and procedures; Ability to act as a representative of St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission to the public and to representatives of government agencies; Ability to perform assigned tests and report results accurately; Expert knowledge of relevant laboratory practices, regulations and established procedures for handling samples; Ability to accurately record and report data; Knowledge of safety regulations and established procedures for handling samples; Ability to operate relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, and office machines;
Ability to: Follow strict deadlines and be highly organized; Work under pressure to meet deadlines; Read, interpret, lab results. Gather analyze and evaluate a variety of data; Self-motivate. Education and Experience: Four year degree in Chemistry or Biology or microbiology; plus two or more years of job related experience; Wastewater Operator certification preferred but not required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, or handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. Employee is required to exert light physical effort in the handling of light materials up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking of 60% + of the time; climb stairs, bend reach, hold grasp and turn objects and use fingers to operate computer or typewriter keyboards. The work requires the ability to speak normally and to use normal or aided vision and hearing. Work may involve risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions, e.g. working around moving parts, or machines. Employees may be required to use protective gear such as masks, coats, boots, gloves, or goggles; may require working in adverse weather conditions.
In order to be considered for the position, all applicants must complete an online application which includes an updated resume via https://www.metcom.org Please click on the Human Resources tab then click on the "click here" under Employment News or click on "Open Position" to select the appropriate position and complete the application process.
The Metropolitan Commission is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic covered by law.
Internal Number: 40009
About St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission
St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission is a quasi-governmental agency which provides water and sewer to approximately 17,000 residential and commercial customers througout St. Mary's County.