Technical Officer ( Scientific ) – Position filled

Position: Technical Officer – Scientific

Location: Ultimo, NSW

We have a great 4 month opportunity with a possible extension for a Scientific Technical Officer  in Ultimo.

Key Accountabilities

  • 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.

Skills Required

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

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Job Code: 1089

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