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Job Title:  MICROBIOLOGIST 3

MICROBIOLOGIST 3 - 60025731
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

ELKO, NEVADA, US, 89801

Requisition Id:  10959

MICROBIOLOGIST 3 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Elko  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Division: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 

Business Unit: HR-VETERINARY MEDICAL SERVICES 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 34 

Salary Range: $49,652.64 - $73,602.00 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: DARRELL MORLAN 

Phone:  775 684-0126 

Email: Darrell.Morlan@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

This position works within the Department of Agriculture's Animal Industry Division and is located in Elko, Nevada. This position is responsible for processing, preparing, and evaluating animal health tests using molecular, serology and culture methods. This position will be responsible for managing pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical laboratory testing according to established laboratory procedures. This position will also support the state veterinarian in obtaining samples for analysis and supporting epidemiological data reporting for the state of Nevada. In addition, this position will be required to participate in USDA Proficiency Testing (PT) for Equine Infectious Anemia, maintain laboratory inspection readiness, and conduct external laboratory inspections for non-NDA sites performing Trichomonas foetus culture and prepare PT samples for these sites.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-10_0//

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in microbiology, biochemistry, medical technology or closely related field and two years of professional experience as a microbiologist or medical technologist in a laboratory setting conducting various tests on clinical specimens, milk, water, or food products and/or performing clinical, bacteriological, mycobacteriological, mycological, parasitological, molecular, and serological analysis; OR one year as a Microbiologist II in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience above the bachelor's degree level.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

 

Informational Notes

  • Positions at any level may be required to possess and maintain either a State of Nevada Certificate as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or ASCP licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist at the time of employment and as a condition of continuing employment. This requirement will be identified at the time of recruitment.  
  • Some positions may require specialized and/or agency specific experience which will be identified at the time of recruitment.

Special Requirements

Must have and maintain a valid Nevada Driver's License.
This position may be required to work Nights/Weekends/Holidays; Standby/Call Back and/or Flexible/Rotating Shifts.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

 


Nearest Major Market: Elko