Environmental/Chemical Laboratory Scientist II

State of Oklahoma Oklahoma City, OK
Positions in this family are responsible for planning, performing, implementing and supervising laboratory analyses, quality assurance and special studies. This includes analyses and studies used to determine compliance with state and federal rules, consumer protection regulations, agriculture products standards, highway construction materials specifications, and environmental quality of lakes, rivers, aquifers and air. These positions will provide consultation and assistance in the formulation of regulations and standards. Laboratory specialty areas will include chemistry, biology and physics.


The Environmental/Chemical Laboratory Scientist job family has four levels of work which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility for providing leadership to others.

Level II:

This is the career level of the job family, where employees are assigned duties and responsibilities at the full performance level including performing less complicated analyses or studies in a specialized area such as metals, organics, or biology, and may assist with more complex analyses. Employees may further specialize by moving into more refined areas such as gas chromatography mass spectrometry. In this role they will plan and outline normal work activities, interpret data and results, maintain records, and make recommendations related to the analyses and studies performed. Emphasis is placed on the accuracy and precision of testing and in the achievement of optimum utilization of equipment methods and procedures used in laboratory analysis.


Level II:

Education and Experience requirements for entry at this level consist of a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biological or environmental science PLUS one year of professional level experience in a laboratory; OR a master's degree in chemistry or biological or environmental science.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire.

* NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


Applicant must upload a copy of their transcript and resume to their application submission.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.