Analytical Chemist – Drug Testing (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time


  • Excellent Permanent Position with Drug Testing Laboratory
  • Great Working Conditions and Friendly Environment
  • NATA Accredited State of the Art Facilities



Our client is a NATA accredited laboratory that provides a drug testing service to industry both within Australia and Internationally. Based near the CBD, they are world renowned for their research and testing capabilities.


Due to staff movement, our client requires an analytical Chemist with up to three years experience to join their testing facilities on a permanent full-time basis. The successful candidate will have excellent GCMS and LCMS whilst SPE is desirable but not necessary.Opportunities like this are few and far between. The perfect role for someone that wants to be involved with cutting edge analyses.



As the Analytical Chemist, your duties will include analysis of biological samples for performance enhancing drugs and drugs of abuse, operation and maintenance of modern GCMS and LCMS instrumentation as well as qualitative and quantitative TCO2 confirmatory analysis of biological samples using ion-selective electrode instrumentation.



To be considered for this exciting role you should meet the following criteria:

  • A tertiary qualification in Analytical or Medicinal Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related discipline. Higher qualifications such as an Honours Degree with experience in the use of GC-MS or LC-MS during your research will be looked upon favourably.
  • A background in Pathology, Toxicology, Forensics, or Hospital Laboratories testing Biological Samples using Chromatography related instrumentation will be highly regarded.
  • Must have experience with GC-MS and LC-MS.
  • Experience in solid phase and liquid/liquid extraction, Agilent ChemStation & Thermo Xcalibur MS software highly regarded.
  • Excellent communication skills and a friendly personality are essential attributes, as this role involves working in a team environment.
  • Due to the nature of this position, the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police check.



If you are ready to move into an exciting role with a Leading Consulting Laboratory and you meet the criteria mentioned above then we would like to hear from you! To discuss this position, please feel free to call the team at ChemSkill on (03) 9516 0100.

Please send your Resume along with an Application Letter addressing the Selection Criteria to ChemSkill by using the “APPLY” button below. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. If you are not successful in this role, your CV will remain on our database to be considered for future positions.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you will be contacted for other roles.

Please Note: Unfortunately only short-listed candidates can be contacted due to high volume of applications.