CHEMIST

US Government, Department of the Navy

You will serve as a CHEMIST in the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Operations Department of NAVDRUGLAB GREAT LAKES IL.

 

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Job Grade: 9
Total Openings: 1

Duties:

You will serve as Laboratory Certifying Official (LCO) and apply technical expertise and expertise to ensure all laboratory results are forensically and scientifically supportable.

You will review testing documentation to ensure all specimens are properly handled throughout the testing processing.

You will evaluate testing results and determine acceptability of samples based on immunoassay, chromatography and/or mass spectra.

You will review testing documentation to ensure all testing discrepancies are properly documented.

Qualifications:

ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must possess a degree: physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering that included 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by course work in mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics. (Possession of the requirements must be verifiable via SUBMITTING A COPY of the complete transcripts with your application.) In addition to the Basic Requirements for this position, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of Specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Utilizing principles and concepts and methodologies in the laboratory to include immunoassay, gas chromatography, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, tandem mass spectrometry, physical and chemical separation techniques and organic chemical synthesis. Performing multiple technical laboratory functions such as: interpreting drug screening results; initiating corrective action for all identified discrepancies, maintaining analytical laboratory instrumentation and providing staff laboratory training. Certifying test results in accordance with the organization’s scientific and forensic requirements. Advising senior organizational officials and staff regarding complex laboratory technical functions and Quality Assurance Programs. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1300/chemistry-series-1320/

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