CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

3H27
ANALYTICAL CHEMIST II


GENERAL DEFINITION

This is analytical chemistry and research work at the full performance level performing a wide variety of complex assignments related to chemical analysis, planning and technical consultation. An employee in this class differs from the next lower level in that the employee is expected to make recommendations based on analysis, evaluations of test data and research findings and by the ability to utilize sophisticated instrumentation. The employee works with unknown substances that are potentially dangerous. Work is performed under the direction of a higher level chemical, laboratory, or engineering supervisor.


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

ABILITY TO:


MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

(The following statement represents the minimum training and experience standards which will be used to admit or reject applicants for tests. Applications submitted by candidates for this class will be reviewed based on training and experience requirements as approved on 2/82.)

EDUCATION:

Or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Personnel Department which has included completion of a bachelor's degree program as specified above as an educational minimum.

NOTE:

For the first holding only of the examination for this class immediately following the specification revision of 7/87, experience performing: 1) complex biochemical analyses may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to two years of the educational requirement; and 2) analytical testing maybe substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND/OR CERTIFICATES



PAY RANGE: EP19
Class Established: 2/1982

Spec. Revision: 7/1987

RJ/sb/ps


END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 3H27