Position: Technical Officer (Scientific) – 1227

Location: Ultimo

Our Government client in Ultimo is seeking a highly motivated Technical Officer for a fantastic 3 month role.

Essential Qualifications Required:

  • Pathology/Biological techniques certificate/diploma or an equivalent qualification current to the Diploma
  • Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing, Food Testing, Biology/Environmental Testing)

Desired experience in the following fields:

  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Haematology/Histology/Biology

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Instructing, training and supervising laboratory staff under the position’s supervision.
  • Checking, organising and preparing equipment and materials needed for class laboratory  work and checking the return of equipment.
  • Assisting in the preparation of experiments and techniques.
  • Ensuring laboratory is kept in a tidy manner and fit and proper running order.
  • Demonstrating classroom experiments and the operation of equipment for students being supervised by appropriate teaching staff.
  • Ensuring that Stores and apparatus are maintained in a fit and proper condition and are
    always ready for use.
  • Liaising with teachers about requirements for classes including the need for risk assessment.
  • Taking appropriate action for the security of equipment, laboratories and store
    equipment used during and after practical classes.
  • Keeping all instruments in designated laboratories clean tidy and maintained in running order.
  • Keeping accurate records of the quantities of materials and minor plant used in the laboratory program, with due economy in usage.
  • Requisitioning of adequate supplies of materials, chemicals and general laboratory equipment.
  • Assisting with the transportation of supplies and apparatus.
  • Ensuring servicing of designated laboratory classes at appropriate times.
  • Implementing and monitoring adequate fire, health and safety practices in connection with the operation of laboratories and associated facilities.
  • Ensuring that hazardous materials are stored and the disposal of contaminated scientific waste is in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and legislation
  • Performing other duties relevant to the position as required.

WWCC clearance and police check clearance will be required prior to commencement.


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