Senior Analytical Chemist – Drug Testing (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Join a State-of-the-Art Drug Testing Laboratory
  • Friendly & Supportive Working Environment
  • Must be Experienced with Mass Spectrometry



  • 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 and an increase in workload, our client requires a Senior Analytical Chemist with several 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. The perfect role for someone that wants to be involved with cutting-edge analyses—opportunities like this are few and far between.



As the Senior 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 GCMS or LCMS during your research will be looked upon favourably.
  • A background in Pathology, Toxicology, Forensics, or Hospital Laboratories testing Biological Samples using Chromatography related instrumentation is a requirement.
  • Must have many years experience in the use of GCMS and LCMS.
  • 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.



To have an initial discussion about this role in absolute confidence, please call our Head Office on 03 9516 0100 or Toll-Free 1800 077 860 to talk with Daniel Turner. Alternatively, send an SMS to 0415 573 220 to arrange for him to call you back.

In your communications relating to this position, kindly cite the job reference: SNRANACHEM1218

Click the “Apply now” button to send your resume to us. Remember to include a brief covering letter to address the above requirements.

Only candidates being considered for shortlisting for presentation to our client will be sent the formal selection criteria to address in more detail, which is part of CS Executive Group’s pre-screening process.



CS Executive Group would like to thank you in advance for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of correspondence our recruitment team receives on a daily basis, we genuinely cannot respond to each application—only individuals being considered for shortlisting as candidates are contacted.

However, if on this occasion you’re unsuccessful, please note your details will be added to our Talent Pool database. All this means is that in future you might be contacted by one of our team of recruiters for other suitable roles.