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Temp Beach Sampler

Tracking Code: 15218

Job Description: Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!

About the Role: With minimal supervision, conducts field investigations and office activities as part of the summer bathing beach program. Job duties include collection of water samples at beaches for bacteriological analysis and office and lab activities relative to the program and other tasks as assigned. This is a seasonal position.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption within 30 days of hire. If not fully vaccinated, you must follow the requirements for unvaccinated until you meet the definition of fully vaccinated.

Hours: 37.5 hours a week; M - F (8:00am-4:30pm)

Essential Functions

  • Collects, under prescribed methods, environmental samples as required.
  • Assists in laboratory activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples.
  • Prepares documentation for samples collected.
  • Assists in office activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples.
  • Selects, prepares and submits samples of beach and/or swimming pool waters for laboratory analysis.
  • Performs simple field tests.

Knowledge Skills Abilities and Education Required:

  • Requires a high school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in a two or four year program with an emphasis on environmental science, biology or closely related field.
  • Requires the ability to work both indoors and outdoors and in variable conditions.
  • This position also requires occasional exertion and moderately strenuous physical activity.
  • This position requires occasional interaction with Spanish speaking clients who have a limited understanding of the English language or who may speak only Spanish.

Supplemental Information: We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us.

If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video.

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.

The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.

Agency Lake County 18 N. County St., Waukegan IL 60085

Position Type Temporary

Salary 12.51- USD

Applications will be accepted This position is subject to close at anytime

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