Research Laboratory Technical Assnt - Grade 14

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This title exists in Health, Department of and has approximately 13 positions.


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Salary Information for Research Laboratory Technical Assnt
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Research Laboratory Technical Assnt 14 $52,198 $66,634

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Job Duties

A Research Laboratory Technical Assistant, under general direction from medical or scientific personnel in the Health Departmentís Division of Laboratories and Research:

Performs experimental technical laboratory work in assigned research projects;  
Operates complex scientific laboratory instruments;
Instructs students, technicians and professional personnel from the Department and from private laboratories throughout the state in the operation of scientific laboratory equipment and in the performance of specialized laboratory techniques;
Makes observations on the progress of experiments and records results in a scientific manner;
Reads scientific literature relating to assigned projects;
Provides technical advice and assistance to professional research staff in the preparation of scientific papers and reports for publication;
Maintains basic laboratory records;
Performs minor maintenance of equipment; may supervise subordinate technical laboratory employees.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.

Candidates must be high school graduates and have eight years of progressively responsible technical scientific experience in a laboratory setting. College education may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to two years of the required experience.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

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