CHEMIST (2 positions), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, CONSUMER AND INDUSTRY SERVICES DIVISION, DAVIDSON COUNTY
Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in chemistry and experience equivalent to one year of full time professional work as a chemist.
Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional graduate coursework in chemistry may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year.
Summary: Under general supervision, is responsible for professional chemistry work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required
Distinguishing Features: *This is the working level class in the Chemist sub-series. An employee in this class applies more advanced analytic techniques in performing a variety of chemical and physical tests of chemically constructed or bonded materials and substances, new materials, and degree of contamination of substances. Work is usually performed with considerable independence in testing methods and procedures, but is reviewed by a higher level professional. This class is flexibly staffed with and differs from that of Chemist 1 in that an incumbent of the latter functions at the entry level rather than at the working level. This class differs from that of Chemist 3 in that an incumbent of the latter supervises a unit of chemists within a laboratory.