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Sub Pool - Science Lab Technician

Imperial Valley College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Mar 12, 2024

Sub Pool - Science Lab Technician

Salary: $26.60 Hourly
Job Type: Classified Regular
Job Number: SCLT
Closing: 7/31/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Imperial, CA
Division: Math & Sciences

Representative Duties

Under direction of the Division Chair, perform a variety of instructional support duties to assist instructors in preparatory and ancillary work associated with chemistry, biology, anatomy, physiology and other science programs and labs; assist faculty and students with classroom and laboratory activities; maintain the safe and proper storage, handling and disposal of hazardous materials in accordance with State and federal regulations and requirements.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Maintain and operate science laboratories and stock rooms to assist instructors in preparatory and ancillary work associated with academic science programs.

Prepare classroom and laboratory setups and assemble demonstration materials and displays; prepare and issue materials and equipment for student use in laboratory experiments and exercises; assure proper working condition of equipment.

Dilute and issue chemicals, reagents acids and bases; prepare stock solutions and chemical unknowns; prepare and dispense culture media and maintain the bacteriological culture bank; prepare, mix, label and bottle stains, wetting solutions, preservatives and reagents.

Maintain inventory of chemicals, supplies, tools, instruments and equipment in stock using computerized recordkeeping systems; record information related to chemicals, hazardous materials, unknowns, preserved animals and bacteria cultures.

Order, receive, issue, store, maintain and inventory and store science laboratory supplies and equipment; store materials in accordance with space, temperature, shelf-life and other requirements.

Assure the safe and proper receipt, handling, storage, segregation and disposal of chemicals, biological residues, bacteria cultures and other hazardous materials in accordance with established policies and State and federal regulations; prepare and maintain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).

Maintain seismograph, aquariums and terrariums; feed and maintain laboratory animals and plants.

Maintain and perform minor repairs on equipment and apparatus including necessary calibrations; operate equipment such as analytical balances, microscopes, spectrophotometer, autoclave, pipetor, physiograph and others.

Maintain appropriate lab security and enforce laboratory safety rules and regulations.

Train and provide work direction to student assistants; evaluate student assistants at completion of semester.

Maintain the department's microscopic slide collection.

Perform related duties as assigned.

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Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: two years of college level course work in one or more of the science fields of specialization and two years of related work experience.

Supplemental Information

RANGE 16 (CLASSIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE):Substitute/Short-Term are placed at Step 1. Please click here to review current salary schedule.
**Applications in the sub-pool will remain on file for one year.**

EEO Information

Imperial Valley College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

IMPORTANT: To be considered for the position applying for, applicants must submit the required items by the deadline, which include: online IVC application, current resume, and ALL unofficial transcripts (transcripts must show degree was awarded or conferred with a completion date). All attachments will be uploaded into the online application. Applications which do not include all of the required materials will not be forwarded to the screening committee for consideration. Materials submitted become property of the District and will not be returned, copied, or considered for other openings.

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The Imperial Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and will implement a comprehensive program to put those principles into practice. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, political or organizational affiliation, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The District will strive to achieve a workforce that is welcoming to men, women, persons with disabilities and individuals from all ethnic and other groups to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment. Such an environment fosters cooperation, acceptance, democracy and free expression of ideas. jeid-775660135207ba478386ea3b645d84e1

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