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Laboratory Technician- Microbiology

Emsl Analytical Inc
Calverton, Maryland, US
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Nov 28, 2021

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EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a Full Time Laboratory Technician- Microbiology for its Headquarters location in Beltsville, MD. The right candidate must be detail-oriented, have strong analytical skills, the ability to work independently and maintain the workplace.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Perform standard and non-standard laboratory prep procedures according to internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for microbiology environmental samples received from clients.
Record data in a specific, clear and concise manner.
Some clerical work may be involved including data entry and logging in of samples for the Microbiology department.
Assist with equipment autoclave duties.
Assist with laboratory organization, supply inventory, calibrations, and cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
Assist with working on special projects as assigned.
Media and reagent preparation and quality control.
Cross training in other laboratory disciplines as needed to meet business demands.

Minimum of an Associate's Degree in a Life Science (Biology, Microbiology, etc.).
Experience in testing microbiology environmental samples (water, wastewater, air, etc.) preferred.
Must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis.
Must have good communication skills (will have some client interaction).
Must have good computer skills both in typing and Microsoft Office Programs.
Must have good attention to detail.
Must have an understanding of custody client confidentiality.
Must be able to work independently and with a team.
Must be able to work well under pressure and meet client deadlines.
Must be able to work some weekends if needed.

Available Shift:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., extra hours and/or weekend work may be required to meet business demands.

For consideration, all candidates must apply through our company website:

EMSL Careers Center Website:

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), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holiday pay and a flexible spending account.

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

EOE including Veterans and Disabled.

Job Type: Full-time

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

  • Associate (Preferred)

  • Laboratory: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Microbiology: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:
  • One location

Work Remotely:
  • No

Work Location: One location

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