California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Sacramento County
Job Category
Full time Positions
$3,713.00 - $4,647.00 per month
Last Date to Apply
Interested in joining a dedicated & diverse team within the Wildlife Health Laboratory (WHL)? The Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a highly dedicated, strongly self-motivated individual to serve as our Senior Laboratory Assistant. We're seeking core laboratory support as we continue to grow. Learn more about this unique opportunity! Under general direction of the WHL Supervisor, and guidance of our Veterinarians and senior staff, the position will help maintain core lab function and serve as a Lead Person. Duties will include: Maintaining standard operating procedures (SOP), safety guidelines, and lab protocols; assist processing biological samples (necropsies, live animals); and hazardous waste disposal. Monitoring staff compliance of WHL drug program safety protocol; and implementation of radiation safety program. Providing data management support (i.e., data entry, analysis, various datasets); and maintaining WHL databases (E.g., Laboratory Information Management Software (XLIMS), necropsy & disease surveillance data). Managing supply inventory; procurement; maintaining lab inventory and coordinating equipment maintenance/repair (e.g., freezers, autoclaves, radiation machine); organization of lab facilities (e.g., animal pens, necropsy room). More detailed information is available on the duty statement. In order to be eligible for this position, you must either be transfer eligible or take and pass the following exam: Senior Laboratory Assistant CalCareers Need help understanding the hiring process? We'd love to talk to you! Please contact careers@wildlife.ca.gov and include the Job Control number in the subject title. This position is a 12 months Limited Term (LT), which may be extended upto 24 months or becaome permanent. If you currently have permanent staus in your position and have passed probation, you have mandatory reinstatement rights into your former position at the end of this LT appointment. If you have not had prior permanent or probationary civil service status, you will be separated from State service. During this 12 month Limited term assignment, you will receive full health, dental, and vision benefits! You will also earn State Service and accrue monthly leave credits. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
Please refer to the basic requirements for state laboratory assistant positions: https://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/7884.aspx Additional Requirements: -Willingness to work long, irregular hours, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends, as needed. -Ability to wear a uniform, as appropriate. -Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. -Possession of valid driver license required.
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