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Food Safety Net Services Microbiology Lab Technician (Overnight) in Greeley, Colorado

Title Microbiology Lab Technician (Overnight) Location GreeleyFull-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary Range $15 per hour Shift ThirdScheduled Days M-F, T-Sa Scheduled Hours 9:00pm - 5:30am DescriptionJOB SUMMARYPrepare samples for analytical and microbiological testing of food products,ingredients, and environmentals. The role is responsible for the applicationof approved microbiological techniques and methodologies used in analyticaltesting.ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIESPrepare samples for indicator organisms, pathogens, and chemistriesApply aseptic techniques in daily workloadMaintain media and reagents as needed for daily microbiological testingInventory and report expendable supplies/materials needed for testingrequirementsProvide routine preventive maintenance by daily cleaning, sanitizing, andtrash disposalPerform quality control monitoring by taking incubator temperatures,inoculating control organisms, running media controls, etc.Independently pursue an assigned series of processes, procedures, ortechniques in accordance with FSNS policies/procedures and customerrequirementMaintain laboratory condition, to include equipment, supplies, qualityassurance programs, and accurate records throughout all proceduresPerform all activities in a neat, safe, hygienic, and efficient mannerShare information in an open, and timely mannerAssisting with managing priorities and schedule such that individual goals aswell as team goals are achieved with encouraged participation in the FoodSafety Net Services TeamResponsible for the safety of oneself and others working within their areaResponsible for the completion of required training Position RequirementsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSHigh School diploma or GEDAssociate degree in Life Science or two years of laboratory experience,preferredBroad knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of a food testinglaboratoryBS degree in Life Science or related field preferredAbility to travel is preferredOr equivalent combination of education and experiencePHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must bemet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. FSNS complies with its reasonable accommodation obligations under theAmericans with Disabilities Act and state law.Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and tohandle other communications/computer componentsPotential exposure to odors, fumes, airborne particles, hazardouschemicals, and microbiological pathogensNoise level varies from quiet to loudTemperature varies from hot to coldInteractive and fast-paced team oriented tasksOvernight Travel is required at the discretion of managementOccasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Color vision and depth perceptionKey Words: Microbiology, Food Safety, Food Science,Micro-Technician, Lab-Tech, Laboratory Technician, Biology, AnimalScience, Nutrition, Bacteria, Pathogen About the Organization Ourcompany offers exciting opportunities for individuals interested in the foodsafety industry. We welcome individuals who are looking for a dynamicorganization that prides itself in its unequivocal excellence in service toits customers and employees.Our People: We are committed to creating long-term value for our people,supporting their success and satisfaction as our internal customers and teammembers.Diversity: We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employerincluding (but not limited to) Women, Minorities, ProtectedVeterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.Benefits: Our company offers an attractive wage and benefit package. Ourcompetitive salary, combined with our insurance and benefits, make us the"logical career choice".* Progressive 401k Retirement Savings Plan* Employer Paid Short and Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance* Group Medical* Tuition Reimbursement* Flexible Spending Accounts* Dental* Paid Holidays and Time Off* Many positions which qualify for the company bonus program EOE Statement We ar