Microbiology Lab Technician

Employer
Kelly
Location
Hillsboro, Oregon, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 09, 2021
Ref
2108111196
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
*Kelly Science & Clinical *is excited to be hiring a *Microbiology Lab Technician* for a temp to hire position with a contract testing lab in the Portland metro area. The *Microbiologist *will work in an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory preparing and analyzing various types of food and environmental samples. Ideal candidates are able to work at a fast pace and are committed to accuracy, enjoy multi-tasking and producing quality results, are self-starters, able to work independently, and are energized by contributing as a part of a small team.

*Responsibilities*

* Performs laboratory support tasks, including but not limited to media prep, dishwashing, cleaning, sample prep, sample storage, sterilizing waste, waste removal, etc.

* Communicates clearly and directly with microbiologists concerning any/all aspects of laboratory support tasks, including relevance, appropriate methodology, laboratory accidents, abnormal or unusual results, etc.

* Performs laboratory QA/QC checks, including but not limited to instrument and test calibration, sterility checks, balance checks, etc.

* Provides administrative support, to include typing and emailing test reports.

* Provides laboratory support including, but not limited to logging in and preparing samples for analysis per ISO/IEC 17025:2005 specifications, customer requests, and/or laboratory SOPs under the supervision of microbiologists.

* Ability to work well under pressure, in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining a positive and enthusiastic attitude.

* Ability to work independently while contributing to the overall workload.

* Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays.

*Education and/or Experience*

Science background including a 2-year or 4-year degree in a scientific discipline, or currently enrolled in a science undergraduate program with some laboratory experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

*Qualifications*

Knowledge of microbiology laboratory terminology and protocols. Experience with use of microbiology laboratory tools and instruments. Proficiency in sterile technique.

*Interested Candidates:*

* *Apply for Immediate Consideration*

* *Schedule and interview with Athena* [https://calendly.com/athp320/interview](https://calendly.com/athp320/interview)

* *Text Athena at 714-868-5477 with any questions. Please be sure to include which job you are interested in. *

Why Kelly®?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of [benefits](https://www.mykelly.us/us-mykelly/perks/)?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. [Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.](https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
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