Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Laboratory Assistant

Jan 14 2021
Job Description

 

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

State Laboratories Division

Medical Microbiology Branch

Waipahu - Aiea, Oahu

 

Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) Laboratory Assistant

$2,933 - $3,566 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience

 

Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  This position provides laboratory assistance, including technical laboratory work and laboratory site/test preparation for the microbiological activities of the Viral Isolation and Antigen Detection Unit, Virology Section, Medical Microbiology Branch, State Laboratories Division, Hawaii Department of Health. This position is cross-trained and provides coverage to other areas of the Medical Microbiology Branch, as needed.

 

 

Minimum Qualification(s)

 

EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, with classes in biological sciences and laboratory sessions is preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:  Experience that demonstrates the ability to read and follow oral and written instructions and perform simple arithmetic computations including multiplication and division.

 

Two (2) years of progressively responsible laboratory work experience that has provided the applicant with practical knowledge of laboratory functions, apparatus and equipment, methods and procedures, and tests.

 

Who May Apply

 

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

 

How to Apply

 

Mail cover letter, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, three (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:

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Department of Health

State Laboratories Division

2725 Waimano Home Road

Pearl City, HI  96782

Attn:  Dayna Ornellas

 

Application Packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/

 

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.

 

Other Information

 

For additional information you may contact Dayna Ornellas at [email protected] or Phone: (808) 453-6671 Monday – Friday, 7:45 am to 4:30 pm (HST).

 

This position is exempt from the civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be "at will," which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer