Water Quality Lab manager

Water Quality Lab manager

Virginia Aquarium //
Virginia Beach, Virginia //

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center has been inspiring conservation for 38 Years. We are looking for a dynamic leader with a strong background in analytical chemistry to manage our water quality laboratory and program. Please visit the City of Virginia Beach careers web page for more information. https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=VBGOV&cws=37&rid=41377

Functions & Responsibilities

Essential Functions

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center has an exciting opportunity to contribute to our mission of connecting people to the marine environment and inspiring a more sustainable future. We aspire to be a driver in conservation, education, tourism, and sustainability, leading the charge to save wildlife and their ecosystems. The Virginia Aquarium’s Water Quality Lab Manager – Laboratory Technician II effectively manages the daily operations of the water quality lab including laboratory staff, volunteers, and interns by performing the following work functions:

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or related field.
Experience working in a state certified laboratory.
Experience with animal health water quality in a professional setting.
Skill and experience operating technical laboratory equipment.
Two (2) years supervisory experience.
Experience communicating science to formal or informal audiences.
Excellent observation, problem solving and analytical skills.

Skills & Experience

Education & Experience

Any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to six (6) years in fields such as biology, chemistry, or environmental health which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with such positions as Laboratory Technician, Chemist, or Bacteriologist.

Job Requirements
Salary & Benefits