Laboratory Technician, Temporary

Location: 
Eagle Fish Health Laboratory
Application Period: 
6/12/2018 to 6/29/2018
Employment Type: 
Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time
Salary: 
$12.31 per hour, Plus Competitive Benefits

About the position

The Eagle Fish Health Laboratory is accepting applications for a Laboratory Technician until June 29, 2018 or until the position is filled. The position is temporary and limited to 1385 hours/year for 12 months (~30 hours/week).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Information: 
Experience: Applicants must have some laboratory experience; exhibit basic mathematic competency (i.e., be able to calculate concentrations and dilutions), reliability, and workplace ethics; possess strong communication, organizational, and time management skills; and be able to follow oral and written instructions. Previous experience, coursework, or training in fisheries, animal science or clinical laboratory is desirable.
Responsibilities: 
Description: Assist in the preparation and analysis of large volumes of samples in a fish health/pathology lab. Typical duties include operating and maintaining laboratory equipment, including centrifuges, autoclaves, dishwashers, balances, and pipettes; washing/sterilizing glassware; monitoring supplies inventory; preparing reagents and media; processing fish and tissue samples for bacteriology, virology, parasitology and molecular testing; occasional field sampling; and laboratory records-keeping.
Qualifications: 
Education: Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of some college coursework is preferred, particularly in fisheries, animal science or clinical laboratory.
How to Apply
  1. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link)
  2. Submit a CV/resume, two professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to:

doug.munson@idfg.idaho.gov

Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Attention: Doug Munson

1800 Trout Road

Eagle, ID 83616

Additional Comments: 
EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.
Contact: 
Doug Munson
Phone: 
(208)939-2413
Traditional - Open through close date (specified)