Laboratory Technician - Physical Sciences/SEM (Science, Engineering and Mathematics)

Location
Anaheim
Posted
Apr 13, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Laboratory Technician - Physical Sciences/SEM (Science, Engineering and Mathematics)

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: CCC854

Location: Cypress College

Department: CC Science, Engineering, Math

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 9:30 am - 6:30 pm (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)

Job Description:

Assists in the operation and maintenance of an instructional laboratory or for a technical support service center; performs specialized and technical duties to assure efficient lab operations.

Assists faculty in the use of a variety of equipment, materials and supplies.

Prepares and issues materials and equipment for student use; maintains records of materials and equipment used by students.

Prepares instructional materials and equipment for faculty demonstration and student use as requested, according to approved procedures.

Maintains laboratory environment in a safe, clean and orderly condition.

Orders, receives and stores supplies, materials and equipment; maintains inventories, assures that adequate quantities are available for instructional use.

Troubleshoots, adjusts, maintains and performs minor repairs to equipment; reports major repair needs or arranges for repairs according to established procedures.

Prepares and maintains various records and reports related to laboratory operations and activities as required; operates a variety of equipment related to the specialized area of assignment; performs some clerical duties as required.

Assists in the coordination of exhibits or the use of lab facilities and assures the availability of appropriate supplies and equipment.

Trains and provides work direction to others as directed.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Performs related duties as assigned.

In addition to the essential functions, the Laboratory Technician may prepare for and host various public functions, as well as maintain budgets for their assigned department.

Primary Purpose:
This position is responsible for performing specialized and technical duties to assist in the operation and maintenance of an instructional laboratory or a technical support service center.

Working Relationships:
The Laboratory Technician maintains frequent contact with various District personnel; students and outside vendors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles, practices, procedures and equipment of assigned subject area.

Knowledge of the proper methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the assigned classroom or laboratory.

Knowledge of appropriate safety regulations (OSHA and District) used in the assigned classroom or laboratory.

Knowledge of principles and practices of providing work direction and training.

Knowledge of record-keeping techniques.

Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives.

Knowledge of technical aspects of field of specialty.

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.

Ability to perform specialized and technical duties to assure efficient lab operations.

Ability to assure the care of assigned equipment, materials and supplies.

Ability to issue and receive equipment and supplies.

Ability to work independently and with little direction.

Ability to train and provide work direction to others.

Ability to assign and review the work of others.

Ability to meet schedules and time lines.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Special Requirements:
This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6010, Section 4.0)

Coursework must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Training Requirements
(Complete after hire)
Bloodborne Pathogens
Chemical Hygiene

Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent

Two (2) years college-level course work in area of specialization and extensive practical experience in area of specialization

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications:


Working Conditions:
Lab environment: subject to exposure to chemicals, hazardous and/or toxic solutions, biohazardous materials, and/or fumes, lifting (up to 50 pounds unassisted), climbing, standing for long periods of time, using electrical tools.

Salary Range: $4,055 - $4,915 per Month

Number of Vacancies: 1

Commitment to Diversity:
All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Posting Number: 2015174P

Open Date: 04/10/2017

Close Date: 5/2/2017

Special Instructions Summary: This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Applicants must complete the driver’s license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/2565

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