- Old Aberdeen House, Aberdeen, AB24 3UJ
- £39,076 - £44,714 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 37 hours per week
This position has expired.
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Location: Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Aberdeen Scientific Services Laboratory is looking for, in addition to the requirements of the job profile, someone with extensive experience of working in either a chemistry or microbiology laboratory with demonstrable skills in the areas of troubleshooting, method development and validation, as well as training and supervision
The purpose of the job is to analyse samples, and to perform Quality Audits on the Laboratory’s quality management system
The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:
HNC in Chemistry, Biological Sciences or equivalent
Full current UK driving licence
The post holder is expected to demonstrate:
An extensive knowledge of analytical chemistry and/or microbiology
Ability to communicate effectively with customers and other scientists
An understanding of computer systems and hardware/software applications
Ability to work under pressure to designated timescales
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task
Ability to assist in effective training of staff
Ability to ensure that operational procedures are adhered
Please see Job Profile for further details
Aberdeen City Council is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.
We are happy to talk flexible working and offer flexible working for most roles in the organisation meaning that many of our employees enjoy the freedom of choosing a working pattern that suits them as much as it suits the organisation.
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Guaranteed Interview Scheme
We have a number of guaranteed interview schemes available to applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our roles and who:
- have a disability
- are care-experienced and aged 16-29
- are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships)
- have done a Foundation Apprenticeship with Aberdeen City Council and are applying for any apprenticeships relevant to the area in which they did their Foundation Apprenticeship
- are New Scots aged 16-24 and are applying for any apprenticeships
Further information can be found at https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/jobs