MINIMUMS: Any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or experience equivalent to six (6) years in fields such as biology, chemistry, or environmental health which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with such positions as Laboratory Technician, Chemist, or Bacteriologist. Must have, or obtain, a current and valid Virginia or North Carolina driver's license in accordance with Virginia or North Carolina DMV driver's license eligibility requirements. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies. This position may require that incumbents to wear and maintain appropriate personal protective equipment such as, but not limited to, steel toed shoes, hard hats, safety glasses, gloves, or other safety attire and equipment in designated areas of risk. Specific requirements will be determined and communicated by the employee's supervisor based on position assigned.