Forensic Science - Drug Chemistry, Senior Technician
Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR)
ESR is a company that develops innovative solutions critical to the world of environmental health and forensic science, and has approximately 400 staff with sites in Auckland, Christchurch, Upper Hutt, and Porirua.
As well as our work supporting government agencies to improve their services and operations, we work with clients in central and local government, industry organisations and the private sector.
About the role
The Drug Chemistry Team fulfils a vital role in the administration of justice in NZ and keeping people safe through the accurate analysis and identification of illicit drugs.
As a Forensic Senior Technician in the Drug Chemistry Team you will be expected to be involved in the running, maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment including FTIR, GC-MS and UHPLC instrumentation.
You will also carry out the scientific examination and analysis of suspected drug items for forensic purposes. The role is based at the Mount Albert Laboratory of ESR.
Duties and Responsibilities of this role include :
Skills and Experience
Ideally you will bring to this role :
Please note the successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment drug-screen, disclosure of criminal charges / convictions, proof of academic qualifications / papers, the provision of a staff elimination DNA sample and participation in ESRs immunisation programme are conditions of employment for this position.
The successful applicant is also required to participate in regular medical monitoring for this role.
Apply on line at https : / / careers.sciencenewzealand.org / esr / esr-jobs