Lake County Health Dept Lab Tech Intern - (Public Works) in Libertyville, Illinois

Lab Tech Intern - (Public Works)

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Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in water chemistry and/or biology? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Laboratory Technician Internship

Location: Libertyville, IL

Salary: $13.00 per hour

Timeframe: May 2018 up to 15 weeks

Job Summary: The general function of this position will be to complete work of moderate difficulty in working under the directions of a supervisor to perform a variety of routine analytical testing and field sampling related to water distribution, stream, river, and waste water treatment plant by products. This position is responsible for performing general housekeeping, sample preparation, sample bottle and glassware cleaning, analytical testing, equipment maintenance, and some data entry.

The intern must have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form with co-workers and supervisors. Having some experience in one or more of the following would be an advantage: environmental sampling, wet chemistry testing, exposure to analytical equipment, and biological testing. General computer skills are required. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

A high school diploma is required. Course work in chemistry, biology, and or environmental science is desirable. You must also possess a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record.

Lake County offers a competitive salary. We also offer a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit ourProspective Employeepage to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department, you will be working for, visitPublic Works. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to viewvideos.

If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at ourHuman Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Libertyville, Illinois, United States

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Applications will be accepted

Until Filled