LA Testing Inc./EMSL Analytical Inc. is a growing commercial environmental testing laboratory seeking to hire a Full Time Microscopist Microbiology for its Ontario, California laboratory location. This position offers the chance to work for a stable company that is team oriented and offers growth opportunities within the organization. The contract testing laboratory environment is fast-paced and requires attention to detail, high-level organizational skills, and the ability to multitask. This job also requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time.
No laboratory experience is necessary, just a desire to learn technical skills and become proficient in common laboratory practices and procedures. On-the-job training will be provided for all new employees! Experienced Microbiology analysts are welcomed to apply. Offering competitive pay.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Receive environmental samples and enter Chain of Custody into LIMS system.
Preparation and analysis of microbiological samples for fungus (air, surface, and bulk)
Records and reviews data for accuracy and completeness
Performs assigned analysis and quality control samples using good analytical technique in a timely manner
Complies with all relevant quality standards as related to their job responsibilities
Accept shipping and handling items received by the laboratory from clients- will train.
Clerical work involved including login and data entry, scanning and emailing reports and answering phones.
Assist with cleaning and maintenance of lab.
Good lab practice.
Maintaining Quality Assurance/ Quality Control per company policies.
May be required to cross train in asbestos analysis to meet business demands.
Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological Science: Microbiology or Biology.
Some laboratory experience either in academic or commercial setting is a plus.
Must be able to work independently and with a team.
Must have good communication, computer, typing, and organizational skills.
Must be proficient in MS Office especially EXCEL and typing.
Excellent customer service skills, customer service experience is a plus.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting, multi-task, and prioritize assignments.
Must be able to work well under pressure and meet client deadlines.
Must be able to distinguish between colors in order to perform analysis.
Must be able to work some weekends and overtime if needed.
Monday to Friday 11:30 a.m. 8:00 p.m., extra hours and/or weekend work may be required to meet business demands.
Training schedule to start will be Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Offsite training may be required at another EMSL location for up to 2 months. Details to be provided and disussed.*
EMSL encourages all employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccination to protect themselves and other employees. However, should an employee choose not to be vaccinated, that employee must comply with the weekly testing requirements of EMSL’s Vaccination, Testing and Face Covering Policy. All EMSL employees are required to report their vaccination status and, if vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination.
For consideration, all candidates must apply through our company website:
LA Testing/EMSL Careers Center Website:
LA Testing offers a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, mold & bacteria (microbiology), lead paint, indoor air quality, and industrial hygiene applications.
Our unmatched capacity coupled with a companywide focus on customer satisfaction makes no project too large or too small. Our corporate research and development capabilities allow us to bring new methodologies on line quickly to meet new industry challenges and client needs.
We are committed to providing reliable, defensible data in a standardized and user-friendly format. Rapid turnaround and competitive prices make the dependable results you get that much more valuable.
LA Testing…delivering unmatched quality!
LA Testing/EMSL Offers full time benefits: medical, dental, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holiday pay. FSA.
For more information about LA Testing please visit our web site at www.latesting.com
EOE including Veterans and Disabled