Laboratory Technician – Biological Samples (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
02/02/2016
  • Excellent Opportunity to Further your Career in a State of the Art Laboratory
  • Friendly and Supportive Working Environment
  • Permanent Role, Inner Melbourne Location

 

​CLIENT

Our client, operates a drug testing laboratory which specializes in the detection of drugs and related substances in biological fluids such as blood and urine. It also provides a drug testing service to industry in the areas of human workplace and OH&S. Due to growth, this busy Consulting Laboratory, is looking to employ an experienced and enthusiastic Laboratory Technician on a permanent basis.

 

ROLE

The role of the Laboratory Technician is to carry out routine drug screening of biological samples for clients and to provide technical support to Analytical Chemists.

We are looking for person with initiative, a keen eye for detail, who has excellent time management, multi-tasking and communication skills, is a team player and is ready for their next career challenge.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Routine drug screening
  • Aliquoting of biological samples for routine drug screening methods
  • Preparing biological samples for automated SPE extraction workstations and processing resulting extracts for GCMS and LCMS analysis by the Analytical Chemists
  • TCO2 analysis of equine blood samples using ion-selective electrode based instrumentation
  • Performing ELISA assays on biological samples using both manual and automated techniques
  • General routine laboratory duties such as preparation of reagents and calibration/monitoring of laboratory equipment
  • Liaising and working closely with other team members to ensure all work is completed accurately and efficiently

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

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

  • Certificate or Diploma qualifications in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Immunology, Pathology or similar would be preferred
  • Must have at least a few years’ experience working in a similar laboratory setting.
  • Have experience with basic sample and media preparation,
  • Experience with SPE methods and immunoassay techniques (ELISAs) would be highly advantageous.
  • Good computer literacy is essential.
  • Experience with LIMS highly advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Able to multi-task and manage your time well.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as a team member or individually under general direction.
  • Be adaptable and flexible to deal with a varying work load.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great work ethic, reliability and a good eye for detail are essential for this busy role.

Please specify in your application what techniques, instruments and relevant software you have experience with.

 

APPLICATIONS

To be considered for this role please apply at your earliest convenience by using the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated Resume with a Covering Letter to the team at CS Executive Group.

 

THANK YOU

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. Please note, however, that your resumes will remain on our database and be considered for additional suitable roles.