of Post: Senior Chemist
Total No. Of Vacancies: 03
details log onto: www.dwss.punjab.gov.in/
of Water Supply & Sanitation has established Water Quality
Monitoring Infrastructure at State & District level. To carry out
& monitor the process of testing of water, posts of Senior
Chemist, Chemist & Microbiologist have been created in following
Laboratories under the jurisdiction of respective Circle offices.
Following posts are to be filled on Contract basis initially for one
year, which is further extendable based upon the performance of
selected candidates and requirement of Department:
Profile, Qualifications, Experience, Age & consolidated salary is
a ) Job Profile/Role
i) Responsible for day to day
operations of the Laboratory.
ii) Assist EE(WQ) /Quality
Manager/Chief Chemist in implementing and monitoring Quality
Management System and also Reviewing Standard Operating Procedures
(SOPs) for the various sections of Laboratory.
iii) Review of
user’s request/ planning and execution of testing jobs and ensure
timely completion of test jobs, besides assisting in finalizing the
specifications of new equipments / instruments for laboratories.
Handling of water and waste water testing instrumentation in the
v) Ensure technical validity of laboratory’s test
data and calculations.
vi) Calibration/verification of test and
measuring as well as analytical equipment.
vii) Maintenance of
viii) Arranging trainings for the staff
for their regular capacity building.
ix) Maintain inventory of
critical spares and consumables.
x) Arrange installation and
demonstration of operation of new equipment.
with external organizations including accreditation body and ensuring
timely filing of applications for the renewal of recognition/
xii) Interaction with customers and obtaining
feedback about laboratory services.
xiii) Ensure correctness of
data uploaded on IMIS/MIS/LIMS as per targeted samples tested in
xiv) Supervision of the staff working in laboratories.
Provide guidance to the chemists and microbiologists working in
xvi) The analysis report submitted by Chemists will be
further studied and compiled by Senior Chemist and one single
analysis report will be issued.
xvii) The senior Chemist will
also allot sample to different chemists and will co-ordinate with sub
units for bacteriological analysis for compilation of results.
The Senior Chemist will also work out the total demand of reagents of
xix) Senior Chemist will get all the equipments
calibrated as per schedule provided by chemists for their labs.
Senior Chemist will also attend the meetings at the State Level.
Visit the sub unit labs under his/her jurisdiction regularly.
Analyze sanitary surveillance data after selective field
xxiii) Report to Chief Chemist/ EE (WQ)/Quality
xxiv) Any other duties assigned from time to time in
the interest of proper water quality/waste water management in the
i) Should possess
Post-Graduation in Sciences with Chemistry/ Environmental Sciences/
Microbiology/ Biotechnology/ Biological Sciences / Bio Chemistry/
Pharmaceutical Sciences as specialization from a
University. Should have minimum 60% marks in the
ii) Minimum 80 Hour Computer Course from
ISO Certified Institute or its equivalent at the time of appointment
OR complete the 80 hour course within 3 months from the date of
appointment of selected candidate.
iii) Punjabi up to
matriculation standard or its equivalent or should complete the
course in Punjabi within 6 months from the date of appointment of
Years experience in analytical Laboratory, out of which minimum 3
years experience should be in water/waste water quality analysis and
monitoring in a Government Department or Public Sector undertaking or
reputed private organization after completion of qualifying
50 years or below
56000/- per month
Candidates are required to give two preferences for posting location,
which cannot be altered afterwards.
2. All posts are purely on
contract basis for a period of one year & likely to be extended
annually considering the performance of the candidate &
requirement of the Department.
3. No other financial benefits
will be given except consolidated salary. Besides, mobile
allowance(as fixed by the Department) and TA & DA (as per Pb.
Govt. rules) for performing tours as per requirement of Department
shall be given.
4. Location of above posts are mentioned in
table 1. These posts are non transferable except in rare cases due to
5. Online applications as per prescribed
format along with qualification, relevant experience certificates &
one photograph should be uploaded on website via the following link
http://dwss.punjab.gov.in/show_recruitment/ on or before last date
i.e. 15.06.2021 (5.00 pm). Applications received after this date/time
will not be considered. While uploading application form, prescribed
format for resume as available along with detailed advertisement
should be filled with utmost care and diligence. Also upload detailed
CV along with other document (qualification/experience) in pdf
6. Incomplete applications or applications submitted on
any other format or means other than the prescribed format are liable
to be rejected.
7. Eligible/shortlisted candidates may be called
for the written examination/ screening test. List of the eligible
candidates for written examination/screening test /interview will be
uploaded on website only. Candidates are advised to check website
regularly for information.
8. All correspondence regarding the
recruitment with shortlisted candidates, addendum/ corrigendum shall
be done through department's website portal only.
requisite experience for the post will be counted from the date of
acquiring the prescribed minimum essential qualification for that
post (post qualification experience).
10. Applicants are free to
attach additional qualification/experience, if any beyond the
11. If at any time or during
scrutiny of the Application Form/documents submitted by the candidate
or otherwise, if any document, statement or any other information
submitted by the candidate is found to be false or incorrect as per
the selection/eligibility criteria, the Department reserves the right
to cancel the selection of the candidate.
12. No TA/DA will be
given for attending the screening test/interview.
a) Department will scrutinize all the
applications received with in prescribed schedule and shortlist the
b) Based on the marks scored in the
written/screening test(if conducted), Department will shortlist
maximum five times the advertised posts for interview at circle
office level, where shortlisted candidates will be required to appear
c) Final selection will be made based on the
merit & final posting will be given to the selected candidates
based on his/her preference given in the application
Administrative Officer O/o Head,
Water Supply & Sanitation Water Works Complex,
S.A.S.Nagar SAS Nagar (Punjab)
corrigendum (s) to this recruitment notice shall be published on
above website only.
(2) Applications should be sent on
prescribed performa available on above website.
can be sent online on http://dwss.punjab.gov.in/show_recruitment/