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Job Description

 The Klamath Tribes’ Ambodat Department operates the Sprague River Water Quality Laboratory (SRWQL), a facility using state of the art equipment and technology to perform quantitative analyses of water samples for many different chemical and physical constituents. The primary purpose of the Chemist position is to assist the Lead Chemist in the day to day operations of the SRWQL. Work typically involves conducting analyses using lab instrumentation to quantify nutrient, chlorophyll a, microcystin, and sediment concentrations using USGS, EPA and Standard Method protocols for surface water samples from rivers, wetlands and lakes. Analytics equipment used includes: Fisher Thermo Gallery Plus (GP1) discrete analyzer, a Turner designs 10-AU fluorometer, a Versa Max microplane reader, and Mettler Toledo analytics balances. Work flows are tracked using Laboratory Information Management System software, and involve evaluating and ensuring the quality of the results to meet the most current quality standards of Oregon’s Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (ORELAP).

How to Apply

All applicants for open positions must submit a Klamath Tribes Administration Application for Employment with the required support documentation listed in the job description to be considered for employment. Applications must be received by the closing date to receive consideration.

The Klamath, Modoc, and Yahooskin
Mission Statement.

“The mission of the Klamath Tribes is to protect, preserve and enhance the spiritual, cultural and physical values and resources of the Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin Peoples by maintaining the customs and heritage of our ancestors. To establish comprehensive unity by fostering the enhancement of spiritual and cultural values through a government whose function is to protect the human and cultural resources, treaty rights, and to provide for the development and delivery of social and economic opportunities for our People through effective leadership.”

A federally recognized Tribe with a Reservation at the top of the Klamath River estuary. 


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