Microbiologist/Bacteriologist

Employer
EMSL Analytical, Inc.
Location
Wallingford, Connecticut, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 06, 2021
Closes
May 08, 2021
Ref
2138866585
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is seeking a F ull T ime Microbiologist/Bacteriologist at our Wallingford, CT location.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Preparation and analysis of a variety environmental samples. Maintaining the QA/QC Program and Standard Operating Procedures.
Preparation and analysis of a variety environmental samples for Legionella, Bacterial, Fungal, and Personal Care Products.
​ Reading and identifying fungi in spore trap and tape samples using optical microscopy.
Identification of environmental isolates utilizing biochemical tests (API, BBL, BIOLOG,VITEK, etc).
Sample and media inventory management.
Assist with Quality Control and documentation compliance.
Assist in environmental microbiology sample preparation.
Must work with phase contrast and light microscopes, analytical balances, biological safety cabinets, filtration manifolds, and must be able to adhere to sterile technique and good laboratory practices.
Analyze in environmental microbiology sample analysis such as spore trap/direct examination and water analysis.
Assist in environmental microbiology reporting.
Autoclave duties, lab clean-up, in addition to working on special projects as assigned.
Additional duties include writing final reports, following quality control and client interactions.

Requirements :
Bachelor's Degree in microbiology or life science and experience or a higher degree can be accepted in lieu of experience.
Minimum of 2 years experience in testing clinical or environmental samples.
Some knowledge of quality regulations such as AIHA, ISO 17025 or GMP settings.
Experience with the operation of fluorescence microscopy is a plus.
Experience with air samples, surface samples, food testing, bacteriology, and mycology is desirable.
Experience with USP 797 environmental testing, Efficacy Testing, and identification experience.
Candidate must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis.
Good Communication Skills (will have some client interaction).
Good Computer Skills both in Typing and MS Office.
Understanding of custody client confidentiality.
Able to work independently and with a team.
Candidate must be detail-oriented.
Must have strong analytical skills.
Must be able to work well under pressure and meet client deadlines.
​ Must be able to work some weekends and overtime if needed.

Available Shift:
Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Extra hours and or weekend work will be required to meet business demands.

As the nation's leading environmental testing firm, EMSL's network of nationwide laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. We offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene and food testing. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a stable and growing company that offers the opportunity to become a part of a close knit team where you can advance within and develop professionally. EMSL laboratories are throughout the U.S. and international with laboratory locations in Canada.

EMSL offers full time benefits: Medical, Dental, 401(k), FSA, Voluntary Benefits, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, & PTO.

To find out more about EMSL Analytical, Inc. please visit our website at: www.emsl.com

EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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