Microbiologist

MB Labs - Sidney, BC (24 days ago)

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M.B. Laboratories Ltd is a full-service analytical chemistry and microbiology laboratory. We offer diagnostic and analytical services to a wide variety of professionals, businesses, consultants, private citizens, and government agencies in British Columbia and across Canada. We are a small company with a highly trained, professional staff. Our services are utilized by a large number of municipalities, governments and water districts for the routine monitoring of food, drinking water, wastewater, treatment plants & specialized troubleshooting.

We are currently seeking an experienced, eager individual to join our team of professionals as a Microbiologist. This position will report to the Manager of Laboratory Services, and will be responsible for the preparation and analysis of samples requiring microbial screening .

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and analysis of samples requiring microbial screening.
  • Responsible for the timely processing of samples and preparation of analytical results in report format.
  • Maintain high quality standards through QC/QA program.
  • Keep accurate documentation and tracking of samples and results.
  • Preparation of media, reagents, and solutions as required.
  • General cleanup of lab ware and lab space as well as routine maintenance of equipment used.
  • Participation in laboratory proficiency and performance evaluations.
  • Keeping an active inventory for the Microbiology department.
  • Supervising and training of new technicians.
  • May have one or more technicians reporting to this position.
  • Other responsibilities as directed by the Manager of Laboratory Services

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Microbiology, Biology or related field supplemented with relevant work experience.
  • This is not an entry level position; experience is essential - 2+ years preferred in a supervisory position.
  • Experience with leadership and supervision is desirable
  • Must be reliable, responsible, organized, motivated, and capable of working as a team member.
  • This job competition is open to local candidates only.

Cover letters and resumes can be emailed to the attention of Abby Withers.

We thank those who apply; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Laboratory: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)