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    Salary: GS-5: $34,222 (Step 01) to $44,485 (Step 10); GS-7: $42,391 (Step 01) to $55,110 (Step 10).

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    As a Chemist within the Kansas Water Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:

    • Performing varied but relatively routine and limited chemical analysis and test on samples submitted by bureau personnel to the laboratory.
    • Performing analysis and testing, which includes physical testing, wet laboratory analysis, and instrumental analyses.
    • Performing routine calculation; may perform computer programming used for the analysis and reduction of data.
    • Detecting unusual reaction and instances when the established methods and procedures are not applicable.

    Physical Demands:

    The work involves prolonged standing.

    Work Environment:

    The work involves regular and recurring exposure to irritant chemicals. Special safety precautions are required and the chemist uses protective clothing and gear such as laboratory coat, gloves, and safety glasses.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    1320 Chemistry

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