CITY OF PHILADELPHIA PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

3H30
ANALYTICAL CHEMIST SUPERVISOR

Specialties
(Environmental Analysis ) (Sanitary Analysis ) (Toxicology )

GENERAL DEFINITION

This is supervisory analytical chemistry work assigning and monitoring the work of subordinate chemists and technicians engaged in conducting a wide variety of chemical and physical analyses and research in the area of specialization. Work includes planning sample collection procedures, making test assignments, researching new or adapting existing analytical methodology, analyzing and interpreting data, approving analytical test results before release, developing and directing quality control programs and preparing technical reports. Supervision of chemists and technical laboratory personnel and acting as a resource person to other departmental administrators and provision of supporting services are significant aspects of the work. The employee works with unknown substances that are potentially dangerous. Work is performed under the general direction of a laboratory administrator or Chief Toxicologist.

ALLOCATING FACTORS: (The following conditions must be met for a position to be allocated to this class.)


TYPICAL EXAMPLES OF WORK (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

Both Specialties

ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS SPECIALTY

SANITARY ANALYSIS SPECIALTY

TOXICOLOGY SPECIALTY


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


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 12/00.)

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES


PAY RANGE: EP23

Class Established: 2/82

Latest Spec. Revision:
CSC: 6/05, Ad Board: 6/05

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END OF JOB CLASS SPECIFICATION - 3H30