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Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Type: Standard

Location: Jefferson City

Starts: May. 1, 2024

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


ourly Rate: $17.77

Duration of Assignment: May 1, 2024 to August 31, 2024

Job Location: This position is with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Quality, Environmental Services Program, and will be located at 2710 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO.

Why you’ll love this position:

You will be assisting the Environmental Services Program with helping to protect the health and safety of Missouri citizens and the State’s natural resources. As part of the Environmental Services Program, you will be assisting the Chemical Analysis Section to help ensure the public has safe drinking water, clean streams and fresh air.

Professional Experience to be Gained:

  • Learn the basic operation of an environmental chemistry laboratory
  • Learn analytical methods
  • Learn how to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Learn basic chemistry knowledge and techniques
  • Develop and use skills both as an individual and while working as a team


What you’ll do:

  • Perform sample preparation for analysis
  • Performing analytical testing
  • Reporting results into a database
  • Instrument calibration and maintenance
  • Data review for quality control purposes


All you need for success:

  • Be pursuing a degree (or completed) in the field of chemistry, environmental science or one of the similar sciences.
  • Must be able to stand on their feet for several hours at a time, perceive color, lift coolers and boxes that may weigh up to 35 pounds
  • Operate a computer and analytical instrument software
  • Understand safety protocol for laboratory spaces

Lack of post-secondary education will not be used as the sole basis denying consideration to any applicant.

If you have questions about this position, please contact: 

Richard Kirsch, 573-526-6971 or


Aarick Roberto (DNR Recruiter), (573) 522-1503 or

 The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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