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Manage and strive for continuous improvements in environmental compliance processes/functions of the Environmental Monitoring Program (EMP) and the Water Quality Laboratory to include a focus on the Water Authority organization's expectations, including goals and objectives. Develop, document, implement, manage, maintain and improve the Environmental Monitoring Program and the Water Quality Laboratory quality management systems, including: internal audit programs, corrective and preventative actions, quality planning, document control, record management, support equipment calibration, staff training and data management functions.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in chemistry, biology, environmental or civil engineering or a related field, plus five (5) years of experience that must include water/wastewater monitoring and water/wastewater analytical laboratory experience to include two (2) years supervisory experience in a management and/or administrative capacity. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain a valid Authority Operator Permit (AOP) within six (6) months. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License.Must achieve and maintain New Mexico Environment Department Laboratory Tech Level III certification within six (6) months. New Mexico Environment Department Water and/or Wastewater Operator Level III Certifications preferred. Certification as a Quality Auditor (American Society for Quality, Certified Quality Auditor (COA) desirable.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Operations, services and activities of a comprehensive water/wastewater monitoring and analytical laboratory program
Theoretical principles and practices of analytical chemistry and microbiology
Methods and techniques of water/wastewater field and laboratory analyses
Review various laboratory and environmental program data and determine validity
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
Theoretical principles and practical application of environmental monitoring and laboratory quality assurance
ISO 17025, IOS 14001and related quality standards
Operational characteristics of document management systems and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
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TO APPLY: All applicants must submit, by expiration date, an Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority Application. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application. An On-Line Application Process can be accessed at web site www.abcwua.org/employment. Copies of required certifications, registrations, and/or licenses, if not attached on-line, must be provided at the time of interview. Additionally, if requesting acceptance of post secondary courses/degrees, a copy of your transcript is required at the time of the interview. Failure to complete the application in its entirety will result in disqualification.
NOTE: Your qualifications for this position will be determined on the basis of the information presented in your Water Authority application.
VACANCY LISTINGS: May be obtained from the Water Authority's Employment website and classified advertisements in the Sunday, Albuquerque Journal.
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