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PUBLIC HEALTH, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  RESEARCH SCIENTIST I (CHEMICAL SCIENCES)
Salary: $4,833.00 - $5,831.00
Posted: 12/13/2012

Job Description:
Performs chemical analyses, and reports on the results of analysis and the methods of analysis. Analysis of human specimens, principally blood, for lead content, using standardized laboratory protocols. Analysis of more challenging environmental samples, both routine (paint, soil, dust wipes) and non-routine (case related items such as consumer products, medicines and herbal remedies) using standardized laboratory protocols or specials methods. Performs sophisticated chemical analyses, and reports on the results of analysis and the methods of analysis using GFAA, ICP-MS and ICP-OES. Report the results of chemical analysis and perform statistical analysis of QC data. Maintain, calibrate and troubleshoot complex analytical testing instruments; order supplies and maintain inventory necessary for laboratory function; Participate in Branch activities such as health and safety committees. . All interested applicants must submit a standard State Application Form STD 678, and must clearly indicate the basis of their eligibility in the 'Explanations' box of the STD 678, Applications without eligibility information will not be considered. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Research Scientist 1 (Chemical Sciences) 580 - 352 - 5576 - xxx
Location County
Richmond CONTRA COSTA
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
12/24/2012 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch
850 Marina Bay Parkway, P
Richmond, 94804
Ingrid Galindo
510-620-5600

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