APS 3 Laboratory Assistant

Job Title: APS 3 Laboratory Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: ACT
Salary: $30 - $35 per hour
Start Date: end August
Reference: 757129
Contact Name: Michelle Stemm
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 01, 2018 16:15

Job Description

APS 3 Laboratory Assistant
  • 3 month contract with possibility of extension
  • Commencing end August
  • Unique opportunity with on-the-job training
Our Government client is seeking an experienced Laboratory Assistant to join their team to assist carrying out sample preparation and analysis. 
This role will require appropriate tertiary qualifications in geoscience or other relevant disciplines, and demonstrated experience working in a similar role is essential.  Under limited supervision, the role will require you to undertake sample preparation and analysis within the laboratories in accordance with standard operating procedures and following WHS standards.

The ideal candidate should have the following attributes:
  • Excellent report writing skills summarising complex technical information
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional level of attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritise work load effectively
  • Experience or aptitude for working in teams to demanding deadlines
  • A high level of personal motivation and a strong commitment to learning and improvement
  • High level of interpersonal skills and written communication skills
  • Experience in report writing

Key responsibilities:
  • Analysis and sample preparation using standardised methods
  • Assist senior staff in developing new methods to organise and analyse large volumes of information electronically
  • Assist in the provision of written reports in a clear, concise manner
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Adhering to current legislation, policies, procedures and work guides for effective operation
  • Adhering to current WHS legislation and guidelines
Your background:
  • Must be an Australian Citizen to be eligible
  • Mandatory - previous experience in a similar role
  • Tertiary scientific qualifications
For further information or a confidential discussion about this unique role, please contact Michelle Stemm on 6198 4000 or apply online today as this opportunity will not stay on the market long.