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Water Biologist 

The Company:
The Company delivers clean water to their clients using our proprietary Oxyfusion water treatment technology. They radically improve water quality in every industry vertical where their technology can be applied to the benefit, well-being and health of the planet.

The Role: 
The Water Biologist will be expected to analyse fresh water, wastewater, marine water, and sediments, and reports the significance of results. The candidate will be trained on their specific proprietary treatment methods. 

Major Responsibilities: 
•    Collects samples of water or measures on- site characteristics of reservoirs, bays, channels, harbors, open ocean, rivers, streams, and water distribution systems to provide samples for physical, chemical, bacteriological, and/or biological tests; 
•    Tests for pH, dissolved oxygen, turbidness, and other factors affecting water quality; 
•    Make plankton survey and gathers limnological data at  in water receiving wastes by netting plankton samples,
•    Collecting depth samples, and taking water temperatures; counts and identifies plankton; collects and examines aquatic plants for variety of growth characteristics, and effects of chemical treatment;
•    Observes fish and water fowl in order to determine their condition, numbers, and species present at reservoirs and in waters receiving wastes;
•    Measures oceanographic parameters using electronic water quality sensors and water samples; collects sediment samples in order to characterize assemblages of benthic organisms, physical compositions of sediments, and levels of chemical contaminants; 
•    Collects macroinvertebrates and demersal fish; 

Qualifications & Desired Skills: 
•    A degree in Micro biology 
•    A good knowledge of the fundamentals of botany and biology, including marine biology, algology limnology, zoology, and bacteriology; a good knowledge of microscopic plant and animal life as found in fresh water, sea water, and wastewater; 
•    a good knowledge of the use, parts, and optics of the compound microscope; 
•    a good knowledge of the use of field equipment used in making plankton surveys, benthic sediment surveys, and gathering limnological oceanographic data; a good knowledge of laboratory procedures, particularly as related to bacteriological analyses of water and wastewater samples; 
•    a good knowledge of statistics and experimental design sufficient to test hypotheses in the most accurate and economical way possible
 

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