Vacancy for Laboratory Technicians

 

The Water Services Corporation is currently seeking employees to perform the duties of LaboratoryTechnicians on Full-Time basis, for an indefinite period subject to successful completion of a probationary period of 6 months.

 

The chosen candidate must be prepared to perform all the duties and responsibilities assigned to the relevant role as per below:

To perform and ensure that sampling is carried out according to the Standard Operating Procedures and in line with the sampling programme as defined by Senior laboratory Management.
To carry out duties in the field and any tests and measurements as directed and according to the relevant Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.
To register samples.
To test chemical and bacteriological parameters in samples according to the Standard Operating Procedures and as directed by Senior laboratory staff.
To record and calculate results.
To prepare and test reagents, media, standards and other solutions as required and as directed in the relevant Standard Operating Procedures and to update the relevant records and forms.
To operate, calibrate and maintain laboratory apparatus in the appropriate condition as instructed in the relevant Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures and to update their records.
To maintain all necessary records, forms, registers and other laboratory documentation as deemed necessary by senior laboratory staff.
To monitor and maintain stock levels of laboratory items and consumables.
To assist the Laboratory Scientists in special investigations and research projects and to participate actively in the running of the Laboratory.
To assist in training of staff.
To undergo any kind of training related to his/her work either that organized by the Laboratory or IWT or by any other external institution.
To ensure good Laboratory Practice at all times and abidance with all established Health and Safety criteria.
To perform other Laboratory related work including the work of Assistant Laboratory Technician as may be necessary and as instructed by the Laboratory Manager or the Director of IWT and which might include driving a vehicle.
For taking due care and diligence in carrying out the duties and in using the entrusted equipment.
To follow an approved IWT dress code (uniform).
To show examplary behaviour which includes abidance by the rules and regulations of the Laboratory and the IWT.

The selected candidates shall, for the period during which they are performing such duties, be accountable to the Laboratory Manager / Senior Technician.  Applicants must by the closing date and time of submission of the application be in possession of an:

Recognised Qualification in Biology or Chemistry or other science related subject at MQF Level 4 or higher.
2 years’ experience would be considered an asset.

Applications are to be sent to the ‘Human Resources Department, Water Services Corporation, Qormi Road, Luqa, LQA 9043’, or human.resources@wsc.com.mt by not later than Friday 23rd August, 2019.

Ps. (Nomenclatures denoting the male gender include also the female gender)

 


 

Vacancy for Operations Manager Civil & Maintenance

 

The Water Services Corporation is currently seeking employees to perform the duties of Operations Manager Civil & Maintenance on Full-Time basis, for an indefinite period subject to successful completion of a probationary period of 12 months.

 

The chosen candidate must be prepared to perform all the duties and responsibilities assigned to the relevant role as per below:

To supervise and direct his subordinates and to ensure that these perform their duties efficiently and diligently.
To ensure that all outstations and sites under his responsibility are meticulously maintained and abide by the necessary health and safety requisites.
To ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Region under his responsibility.
To ensure the up-to-date maintenance of the ISO process manual of the Water Operations Unit.
Should assist in specialized project tasks as and when directed by his superior and possess strong communication skills to deal with other unit key-people in enforcing tight task deadlines.
To deal directly with local and foreign suppliers in the supply of specialized equipment used by the Civil and Maintenance Section
To co-ordinate the procedures to ensure that all safety wear provided by the Corporation is regularly issued and used.
Should be prepared to be flexible in the execution of office-based work, as well as on-site work pertinent to assigned tasks as directed by his superior.
To undertake extensive formal and / or on-the -job training programmes as authorized by the Corporation in related fields of activities such as supervisory skills, managerial skills, Telemetry, GIS, Health & Safety, First Aid, Software applications (job-related) etc.
Must always be reachable by phone and shall even be required to be on site after office hours should unforeseen emergencies develop.
Be able to work under pressure and meet required deadlines.
To drive a vehicle
To prepare timely reports as requested by ones’ superior.

The selected candidate shall, for the period during which he is performing such duties, be accountable to the Architect (Civil Works – Compliance & Support)

Applicants must by the closing date and time of submission of the application be well versed with civil works, construction techniques and methodologies, civil maintenance systems and the challenges such a dynamic environment brings about.  

Applicants shall be in possession of a VET Higher Diploma, coupled with 2 years’ experience within the same environment or a VET Diploma coupled with four years’ related experience.

Applications are to be sent to the ‘Human Resources Department, Water Services Corporation, Qormi Road, Luqa, LQA 9043’, or human.resources@wsc.com.mt by not later than Monday 19th August, 2019.

Ps. (Nomenclatures denoting the male gender include also the female gender)