Lab Technician I, Biology

Job description

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Department: STEM, Biology

Location: Western Campus

Reports To: Supv, Biology

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req626

Employment Type: Full-Time Support Staff

Vacancy Number: 104-19

Union Position: Union

Work Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5pm

Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:


The Lab Technician I role ensures the safety and security of an academic laboratory in compliance with appropriate government regulations.


• Orders, receives and stores supplies

• Properly disposes of laboratory waste materials

• Records and monitors expenditures and charges relevant to laboratory operation

• Explains and enforces laboratory policies and procedures

• Assists faculty in the laboratory by providing technical support with the development and implementation of new laboratory procedures and/or curricula

• Prepares classroom laboratory workstations with the necessary materials and apparatus to perform experiments

• Prepares experiments and demonstrations for classroom use

• Arranges supplies and equipment as laboratory requirements change

• Performs minor repairs and maintenance of laboratory equipment

• Prepares, maintains and monitors supplies and equipment inventory

• Maintains and cleans the laboratory, stockroom and departmental equipment

• Sets up special demonstrations

• Secures laboratory area

• Fills tubes and bottles with specified solutions and applies identification labels

• Assists with annual inventory

• May functionally supervise Work Study Students and Student Assistants in the lab

• Performs other related duties as assigned



• High School degree or GED

• Minimum of two years chemistry and/or physics laboratory work experience Skills in keyboarding, basic math and grammar

• Basic skills in MS Word and Excel Strong attention to detail and accuracy

• Excellent verbal, written and verbal communication skills; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

• Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

• Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in the performance of regular work Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population


• Associates degree

Special Note:

Special Note:This is a Full-time (1199/SEIU) Bargaining Unit position, Grade 05, with an annual salary of $36,723. Full time (1199/SEIU) bargaining unit employees at Cuyahoga Community College will be considered first for vacant positions.

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.





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Job No:
Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 9/26/2018
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