Laboratory Technologist Job at City of Saskatoon – Saskatoon, SK

Division: Utilities and Environment

Department: Saskatoon Water

Term: 1 Permanent Full Time position(s) available.

Closing Date: 01/23/2023

Labour Group: CUPE 47

Posting: 1800

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Water Labs Coordinator, this position prepares data summaries and performs laboratory activities as required by the laboratory’s quality management system.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs analyses of drinking water throughout all stages of the treatment process and distribution.

Prepares laboratory solutions such as reagents, media, and standards.

Performs special tests including investigations related to drinking water quality enquiries, complaints, and surveys.

Responds to questions from the public regarding drinking water quality.

Prepares summaries of data for reports, including laboratory non-conformity reports.

Performs field tests and sampling throughout the distribution system, at remote sites, and from environmental locations.

Prepares materials and equipment for analyses and performs routine maintenance on laboratory equipment.

Monitors supplies for quantity and suitability, orders and receives supplies following established procurement policies.

Performs general housekeeping within the laboratory to ensure that work areas, glassware and equipment are maintained in clean and functional condition.

Assists with directing temporary laboratory staff, as required.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Graduation from a recognized two-year, post-secondary program in Water Resources Engineering Technology, Chemical Technology or Biological Sciences Technology -OR – Be a constituent member of the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists in the bioscience, chemical or water resources engineering technology field.

One year’s recent related work experience in an accredited laboratory.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid, recognized first aid certificate.

Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s Licence.

Requires Security Check

Weekly Hours: 38.75

Salary Range: $66,640.80 to $68,523.84 CAD per annum (2019 rates)

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit Saskatoon.ca/diversity


The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email [email protected]

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Company Location:  Saskatoon, SK

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