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Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Job Information

Hyperion Biotechnology, Inc. Water Collector in Gainesville, Florida

Job Summary

Retired or semi-retired and looking to work only a few hours and for some extra income?

Interested in a job that pays $20/hour?

Retired veteran looking for a few hours each quarter working at the VA?

Have a background in plumbing or water safety?

Interested in working with and helping veterans?

If you answered yes to any of these questions this job is for you!

Hyperion Biotechnology, Inc. has been providing services to federal government customers for over 20 years. Our customers receive comprehensive services to meet the specified requirements of their projects. With strong leadership and corporate infrastructure, Hyperion offers support and solutions to ensure the successful execution of our customers' programs.

We are seeking a Water Collector with a flexible schedule to collect drinking water samples from healthcare facilities in and around the Gainesville and Lake City, Florida areas. The job involves going to hospitals and clinics to collect water samples from various sources to include water fountains, faucets, and cooling towers. Samples are tested by the Water Collector for pH, temperature and chlorine at the point of collection.

The job requires quarterly collection of water samples over five (5) consecutive days, up to 8-10 hours each day, with follow-up visits to get additional samples as needed. You will be compensated for travel time and mileage.


  • Extra revenue

  • Accrue one hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked

  • Vested and pro-rated vacation hours on your anniversary date.

  • Eleven (11) paid Federal holidays per year, as eligible.

    Major Responsibilities/Activities

  • Following specific instructions, assemble, construct, service and/or repair simple to standard equipment/parts.

  • Adjust and operate equipment.

  • Travel to the collection site(s) and collect water samples from various sources.

  • Conduct pH, temperature and chlorine tests on water samples using established methods.

  • Record test data accurately and annotate deviations resulting from equipment malfunction or observational errors.

  • Prepare test specimens for shipment to laboratory.

  • Deliver samples to a common carrier for shipment to laboratory.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to climb stairs and walk at least 5 miles a day hauling a wheeled cooler that weighs as much as 80 lbs.

  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

  • Have a dependable vehicle with current license and registration. The vehicle must have the capacity to haul a large cooler and other collection supplies

  • Have access to a reliable cell phone

  • Have access to a computer for the purpose of sending emails and otherwise keeping in touch with Hyperion and government contacts at VA facilities

    Hyperion is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. You may self-identify on a voluntary basis.

    No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. The company is required by federal regulations to report information as requested on the form. Your contribution of this information is completely voluntary and in no way affects the decision regarding your employment opportunity. The information you provide is strictly confidential.