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NYS Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise.ELS is a NELAP certified lab. The WBE Certification can aide businesses in meeting State and Federal mandated Minority Business Utilization requirements.

August 22, 2005: Environmental Laboratory Services received it's Certification as a Woman-Business Enterprise in the City of Syracuse. The certification allows contractors working for the City of Syracuse meet their WBE/MBE requirements.

Members of Girl Scout Troop 100 from Immaculate Conception, Fayetteville-Manlius area attended an afternoon session at Environmental Laboratory Services, in North Syracuse and earned a Science Discovery badge. Troop Leader & President of ELS, Nancy Struzenski together with Mary Catalano and Betty Ceravalo coordinated this opportunity for the Scouts through Al Staiti, former President of the Lab. Together they developed several experiments appropriate for the Scouts. The session was held November 16. Mr. Staiti discussed careers for women, and stressed the importance of science, chemistry and biology for those considering a future in the science or health care industry. Several experiments were performed and supervised by the laboratory scientists. The Scouts received safety glasses and gloves to wear on the tour of the lab. Mr. Staiti commented that they asked excellent questions and no doubt there were a few future science professionals in Girl Scout Troop 100.

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Girl Scouts - Jessica Giannino, Courtney Henderson, Emily Liptak shown in left photo. Elizabeth Catalano, Amanda Ceravalo, Jessica Giannino and Emily Liptak pictured on the right.


ELS has been certified through New York State's Department of Health ELAP (Environmental laboratory Approval Program) program for Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM). ELS became an accredited Laboratory by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) for Bulk Asbestos Analysis (PLM).

Periodically, this page will be updated to reflect new services and/or additional information about the Company. Please check back frequently to view our updates!
Job Title Job Number
Wetchem Analyst Analyst # 05-30 NEW
Organic Prep Technician # 05-04 NEW
Quality Assurance Officer # 05-20 NEW
Sample Receiving Technician # 05-16
Laboratory Manager # 05-20
GC and GC/MS Technician # 05-38 NEW
Asbestos Analyst # 05-16

Job Listing(s)

NEW - Wetchem Analyst - # 05-30

Environmental Laboratory Services a full service Laboratory seeking a qualified individual for the position of Wetchem Analyst. Basic chemistry knowledge required. Experience in Wetchem analysis Preferred. Some experience with automated analysis preferred. Minimum 2 years experience. Salary based on experience. Email resume and salary history to

NEW - Organic Prep Technician - # 05-04

Environmental Laboratory Services a full service Laboratory seeking a qualified individual for the position of Organic Prep Technician. Basic chemistry knowledge required. Minimum 2 years experience. Salary based on experience. Email resume and salary history to

NEW - QA/QC Officer - # 05-19

Environmental Laboratory Services a full service Laboratory seeking a qualified individual for the position of QA/QC Officer. We are seeking an experienced laboratory professional with a BS degree. A minimum of 2 years experience in Environmental Laboratory instrumentation and the NELAP certification process are required. Statistical Analysis experience is a plus. Must work well with people. Email resume and salary history to

Sampling Technician - # 05-26

We are seeking to hire a Sample Receiving Technician. Responsibilities include collection of samples. Ability to determine proper sample container and preservatives. Determine adequate sampling plan, observe proper sampling, identification of samples, record all sample information, fill out Chain of Custody. Other duties may include: sample preparation, sample login and data entry. Experience required. Email resume to:

Lab Manager - # 05-20

We are seeking to hire a Laboratory Manager. This position requires at least three years of Laboratory Organics Department management, or 3 years as a Lab Technical Director. Experience in GC/MS volatiles Laboratory required. Manager’s responsibilities include supervision and ability to back up three GC technicians. If you do not possess GC, GCMS Volatile and Semi volatile experience do not apply. The position would also entail responsibility and supervision of 10 employees from sample receipt, prep through QAQC and communication with customers, as well as full participation with proficiencies and State audits. Must have strong computer and communication skills. Email resume and salary requirements to:

NEW - GC and GC/MS Technician # 05-38

Full Time GC & GC/MS Analytical Laboratory Technician positions available. Very good opportunity for an experienced technician, “minimum three years experience”. Use your GC/MS experience and interpretation techniques to analyze all types of specimen for analytics of environmental concern. Competitive salary and benefits package, friendly working environment. Good advancement and cross-training opportunities in a busy commercial environmental laboratory. Must have strong computer and communication skills. Email resume and salary history to

Asbestos Analyst - # 05-16

Environmental Laboratory Services a full service Laboratory seeking a qualified individual for the position of Asbestos Analyst. This individual must be proficient in the analysis of samples using both Phase Contrast Microscopy and Polarized Light Microscopy protocols. Training including Niosh 582 and McCrone desirable, but not required. Salary based on experience. Email resume and salary history

Microbiology Laboratory Technician - # 05-10

Environmental Laboratory Services is the primary provider of specialized microbiology services to upstate New York. The laboratory analyzes microbiology samples for waste water treatment plants, bioremediation firms, manufacturing companies, allergists, home inspectors, investigators, drinking water and other sources. Specialty microbiology studies are performed and routine analysis of BOD, residential fungi and bacteria, Coliform, E-coli, Legionella, Giardia, Cryptospordia, Bacillus anthracis and many other organisms is performed. Field sampling and remediation opportunities are available. If you have experience in these areas, please email your resume and salary requirements

NEW Regional Sales Representative 05-22

Environmental Laboratory Services, Inc., a growing environmental chemistry laboratory, is seeking a Regional Sales Representative to expand its business base in the Upstate NY area.  ELS is a WBE, Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and offers an excellent compensation package and competitive starting salaries.

We are seeking a full time account representative to identify and manage client accounts in the Greater Albany and Eastern Upstate CNY New York.

Selected candidate will establish and maintain relationships with new and current clients of ELS to promote continued growth of ELS.

Selected candidate will also assist sales staff in generating proposals and provide laboratory team with valuable information necessary to meet customer objectives.

2-3 years sales or project manager position in an environmental laboratory business or experience at a Municipal Waste / Water treatment facilities located in New York State.

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