Office of Petroleum Spill Response Looking for Chemist in Rancho Cordova

The CA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife OSPR (Office of Petroleum Spill Response) is looking for an Environmental Scientist at their lab in Rancho Cordova.

The Scientist will utilize Gas chromatography/Mass spectrometry (GC/MS) to “fingerprint” spilled petroleum products in the environment and match them to their potential sources. Duties include sample preparation, sample analysis, data review and analysis, report writing and review, and organization and ordering of laboratory supplies. The incumbent will also perform total petroleum hydrocarbon analysis using GC/MS and GC/FID.

Molecular sleuths will find this position exciting and rewarding! This position offers the opportunity to apply your analytical chemistry skills to the fascinating world of petroleum forensics while protecting the environment.

Check out more information on the CDFW OSPR Petroleum Chemistry Laboratory at: Petroleum Chemistry Lab. In order to be eligible for this position, you must either be transfer eligible or take and pass the following exam: Environmental Scientist CalCareers

Need help understanding the hiring process? We’d love to talk to you! Please contact and include the Job Control number in the subject title.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

The final filing date is 3/20/23.

Author: ACS Sacramento Section

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