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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Unspecified

Location: Sydney

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 17/01/2008

Position Filled: No




Microbiology Laboratory Technician - Casual

  • Multinational Company / New Laboratory
  • Casual hours suitable for a Graduate, Post Grad Student or Someone Returning to Work
  • Training Provided
Our client is a world leader in providing food safety and water testing services. They are currently seeking to appoint a Microbiology Technician due to staff movement. This position would suit a graduate, or possibly an experienced person or Post-Graduate student (still studying) looking for casual work.
Hours will be as required by the Laboratory Manager, usually 4 hours Tuesday to Friday mornings, and possibly 1 or 2 Saturdays per month once trained.
The role is on a casual basis and some flexibility will be required.

The successful candidate will join a close-knit team in a busy industrial water-testing laboratory. Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, your duties will include:
  • Preparation of media and test reagents
  • Cleaning and sterilising glassware
  • Reading and recording certain microbial test results
  • Maintaining the laboratory in a clean, tidy and safe state at all times

For your application to be successful you will meet the following criteria:
  • A degree or diploma in a scientific discipline, with an emphasis on microbiology
  • Some laboratory experience would be useful, although training will be provided for the right candidate
  • Excellent spoken English and legible handwriting
  • A flexible approach to work hours, 8.30am start preferred
  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and meet deadlines while maintaining accurate results and records
  • Experience with Legionella testing would be an advantage
  • Immediate start preferred

In return, our client offers:
  • On-site parking
  • Full training
  • Friendly work environment
  • Spacious, almost new laboratory

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume together with a covering letter to
To discuss this position further, please call
Rod or Anna on 02 9283 4877.

All applications will be treated as strictly confidential.
Due to the large number of applicants, we can only notify short-listed candidates.

For roles similar to this and many more both in Melbourne and Sydney, please register your resume with us as not all positions are advertised.

Ph: 02 9283 4877

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