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Make A Future

Science Tech

Location
Langley, BC
Details
Part Time
A month ago

 

 

Langley School District invites applications for a permanent part-time Science Technician to work 15 hours per week in one of our secondary schools. This position reports to the Science Department Head and performs a variety of duties related to the storage and set up of science labs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 •           Mixes and dilutes chemicals for science labs.

•           Sets up chemicals, materials and equipment for labs.

•           Tests equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.

•           Labels, organizes and stores chemicals, materials and equipment.

•           Maintains accurate and sufficient inventory of chemicals, materials and equipment for labs.

•           Cleans up after labs including washing and storing glassware, reclaiming and storing chemicals and storing equipment.

•           Ensures equipment is in good working order.

•           Prepares cultures, harvests and stores microorganisms and biological specimens

•           Assists in ensuring operation and availability of safety equipment such as eyewash solutions and fire blankets.

•           Prepares teaching materials such as handouts, worksheets and tests.

•           Operates equipment such as a computer, burners, microscopes, balances, scales and photocopier.

 

Rate of Pay: $25.69 per hour

 

 Required Qualifications and Experience:

•           Grade 12 graduation, plus one year of post secondary education in physics and math and two year's post secondary education in chemistry and biology.

•           Thorough knowledge of WHMIS, current safety standards for handling, storage and disposal procedures of all chemicals.

•           Ability to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action within limits of established methods and procedures.

•           Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy and tact in the routine exchange or provision of information.

•           Working knowledge of computers.  Physical ability to perform the required duties.

Please include the following documents in your application package:

 

  • High school diploma (e.g., Dogwood) or transcript confirming Grade 12 graduation
  • Resumé including names and email addresses of at least 3 references (must be current or former supervisors)
  • Transcript of post-secondary courses
  • Valid WHMIS certificate

 

Qualified individuals must submit a complete application through the Make a Future job board at  http://bit.ly/2RSw1L1

  

Note that applicants must open an account and apply to the appropriate posting.

 

 We accept applications only through the Make a Future job board. No walk-ins, emails or phone calls please.

 

Category
Administrative Biotechnology Other