- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $27,199.00-$42,204.00 Yearly
The Laboratory Technician I is the full performance level of technical laboratory work with responsibility for a component of laboratory work to include responsibility for specific testing activities, such as tuberculosis culturing, identification and reporting. The Forensic Science option is used only at the Maryland Department of State Police. Employees in this classification do not supervise other laboratory workers but may oversee the work of clerical staff.
Employees receive general supervision from a scientist or a Laboratory Technician II. Work is performed in a laboratory setting.
Positions in this classification are evaluated using the Classification Job Evaluation Methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of a class specification.
The Laboratory Technician I is differentiated from the Laboratory Technician II in that the Laboratory Technician II supervises lower-level Laboratory Technicians while the Laboratory Technician I does not supervise but performs the full range of duties under general supervision.
A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work and General Requirements for a classification in the Management Service or a classification in the Skilled or Professional Service in which all positions have been designated Special Appointments. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.
Class descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.