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Analytical Microbiologist

Location Londonderry, County Londonderry
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £12.00 - £12.07 per hour
Published about 2 months ago
Contact Anne Martin
Job Ref CHS0003560

Job Description

The Scientific Officer is responsible for reporting to the Laboratory Manager Microbiology within Analytical Services section. This section is responsible for the collection and analysis of water, wastewater, trade effluent, sludge and soils. The work covers a wide range of determinands and includes trace metals, organics, general pollution indicators nutrients and microbiology.

Essential Criteria:

  • A third level qualification in Microbiology
  • At least 6 months practical experience working in a microbiology laboratory gained outside an undergraduate environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of analytical techniques in microbiology.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO 17025
  • Experience of Health and Safety requirements relevant to laboratories.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel.
  • Be prepared to work flexible hours, weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis

Desirable:

  • A practical knowledge of water industry microbiological analysis
  • At least 1 years practical experience working in a microbiological laboratory gained outside an undergraduate environment.
  • Membership, (or working towards membership), of a relevant professional body

Additional Information:

  • The post holder will be required to work flexible hours, weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis.
  • The post holder will be required to work with hazardous chemicals and acids.
  • Training and PPE will be provided.
  • This position will require candidates to undergo Access NI (Basic) Clearance

Rate of pay £12.07 / 37.5 hours per week

Hours of work: 09:00-17:00 or 08:00 - 16:00

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