Laboratory Technician I

Recruitment #200618-X13A-I01

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens.  The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking two full time Laboratory Technician I positions providing support to Public Health Laboratory. These are classified positions (PIN 3478.3479) in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packetincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $29,185.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:  
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for supporting laboratory operations, performing maintenance functions and completing non-technical routine laboratory tests and procedures under the direction of professional staff.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position is set in a laboratory environment. While performing the required duties for this position one must be able to lift forty pounds and stand for long periods of time as well working with infectious or hazardous material. Medical evaluation for respiratory fitness is an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirement for all persons required to wear a respirator to perform their job duties.

 

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities for supporting laboratory operations, performing maintenance functions and completing non-technical routine laboratory tests and procedures under the direction of professional staff.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Laboratory Technician job family consists of three levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of the duties performed and the level of expertise required to perform assigned duties and the responsibilities assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:    
This is the basic level where incumbents perform routine repetitive tasks of a non-technical nature involving general housekeeping and maintenance operations in a laboratory.  Duties include cleaning work areas and equipment, storing supplies and distributing a variety of items throughout the laboratory.  Incumbents will be closely supervised while the work is being performed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:     
Education and Experience requirements at this level are none.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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