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Job Title:  LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 1

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 1 - 60009732
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

LOVELOCK, NEVADA, US, 89419

Requisition Id:  8608

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 1 - Requisition ID: [[id]] 

Recruitment Type: Open Competitive 

Posting Close Date: N/A 

Geographical Location: Lovelock  

 

Department: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

Division: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS 

Business Unit: HR-PRISON MEDICAL CARE 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 25 

Salary Range: $34,305.84 - $49,652.64 

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: LISA D FRIEND 

Phone:  775 684-0110 

Email: friend@admin.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

Laboratory Technicians perform standardized technical laboratory procedures requiring knowledge in the life and physical sciences.

The Nevada Department of Corrections has a vacancy for a Laboratory Technician 1 at Lovelock Correctional Center, in Lovelock, Nevada. The incumbent will be responsible for collection and documentation of lab results to include a variety of lab specimens. Incumbent duties will also include maintaining laboratory stock, reporting deficiencies to immediate supervisory staff and ensuring patient confidentiality at all times. Incumbents will need to be able to stay organized and set priorities based on the immediate needs of the institution.

Incumbent needs to have knowledge of basic scientific theories and principles; metric system weights and measures; universal precautions used in testing bodily fluids and potentially infectious tissue samples; laboratory health and safety procedures including the proper handling and storage of hazardous materials; technical experimental procedures and in the area; and perform calculations and take precise measurements. Incumbent needs to  understand and follow basic technical procedures and laboratory protocols; draw blood and collect tissue samples from human subjects; receive, label and process samples and specimens for analysis and testing; and use laboratory instruments and equipment.

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

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent education and two years of laboratory experience performing various laboratory procedures; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

 

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.

 

Special Requirements

  • Pursuant to NRS 652.080, this position requires a State of Nevada Laboratory Assistant/Office Laboratory License issued by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
  • A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
  • A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

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.

 


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