Senior Technician - Bioanalytical Team
Full time / Permanent
Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR)
ESR is a New Zealand Crown Research Institute that specialises in science relating to people and communities. It's our science that helps safeguard people's health, protect food-based economies, improve the safety of freshwater and groundwater resources and contributes expert forensic science to justice systems.
About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Technician to join the Forensic Bioanalytical team based at ESR's Kenepuru Science Centre in Porirua.
We are looking for a person with extensive experience within the field of toxicological analysis which includes forensic toxicology, workplace drug testing and blood alcohol, and in depth understanding of the role this position plays in the delivery of forensic services.
A relevant tertiary qualification in science and a sound knowledge of analytical chemistry are required for this role.
Duties and Responsibilities
In addition, we are looking for someone with skills and experience in the following areas :
o Clinical chemistry auto-analyser
Skills and Experience
The successful applicant should hold a relevant tertiary qualification in science. Experience in workplace drug testing and / or toxicology and the use of scientific equipment such as biochemistry auto analysers, GC-MS or LC-MS / MS instrumentation would be an advantage.
The position also requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
In return you will get to work alongside other scientists who support great outcomes for the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders and the New Zealand environment.
You will receive generous leave provisions, free onsite parking and have access to various wellness opportunities.
A pre-employment drug-screen, disclosure of criminal charges / convictions, proof of academic qualifications / papers, and the provision of a staff elimination DNA sample and participation in ESRs immunisation programme are conditions of employment for this position