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Serco Environmental Associate Chemist in Kansas City, Kansas

Position Description

If you love high profile and challenging projects supporting environmental work - Serco has a great opportunity for you. This entry level Environmental Associate Chemist position involves laboratory testing and support for environmental sample matrices including but not limited to air, water, sludge, and soil. This position is located in our Environmental Laboratory in Kansas City.

The Environmental Associate Chemist will assist with the performance of established air and chemical analyses, instrument calibrations and maintenance, handling field and laboratory equipment, and supply inventory. We will provide the ideal candidate with on-the-job training and offer a collaborative environment with opportunities for learning and expanding knowledge and skills.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide support to the inorganic extractions, metals preparation, and wet chemistry labs as well as the air laboratory.

  • Be responsible for supporting the analytical laboratory by cleaning glassware, checking inventory, analyzing samples, validating data, and supporting sample and waste consolidation and disposal.


To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related scientific discipline and 0-2 years of relevant work experience.

  • An Active Public Trust Clearance is required prior to employment.

  • Eligibility is required to be considered for sponsorship.

  • Knowledge of laboratory and experimental procedures as well as ability to apply this knowledge in performing assigned laboratory task is required.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures and perform mathematical calculations is required.

  • The ability to provide instrumentation and laboratory support for tasks such as instrument setup, calibration, testing, maintenance, maintaining/updating equipment SOPs and manuals and analysis.

  • A valid driver's license with a safe driving record.

  • The ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • The ability to work in all weather conditions (hot/cold temperatures, sun/rain).

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Meticulous attention to detail.

  • The Ability to multi-task.

Desired Skills :

  • Environmental training (e.g., 40- or 24- Hour HazMat certification), familiarity with air monitoring/environmental sample collection devices and maintenance, and data recording and processing.

  • Familiarity with laboratory proceedures and equipment.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

To review Serco benefits please visit: https://www.serco.com/na/careers/benefits-of-choosing-serco .

If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: careers@serco-na.com or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email Agencies@serco-na.com .

COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).

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ID 51710

Recruiting Location : Location US-KS-Kansas City

Category Other

Position Type Full-Time

Security Clearance Other

Clearance Details Public Trust (ability to obtain)

Telework No - Teleworking not available for this position