Scientific Laboratory Technician

Potomac Management    Walnut Creek, CA
Job Description
We re seeking an experienced Scientific Laboratory Technician for a projected full-time need at the ATF Forensic Science Laboratory located in Walnut Creek, CA. Current incumbents working under the ATF contract are encouraged to apply. Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Must have at least a High School Diploma, Associates Degree, and/or Military training.
  • Specialized Requirements:
  • Must successfully complete and pass the ATF Laboratory training requirements and applicable competency test for their respective duties delivered by Forensic Science Quality Programs within the time period as set forth by the ATF Laboratory program, if required.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with latent print processing, DNA swabbing, and helping with instruments in the Arson and Explosives (A/E) section.
  • Position Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs laboratory-based tasks, which include sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analyzing results in biological, chemical, physical and life sciences.
  • Provides all the required technical support to enable the laboratory to function effectively whilst adhering to correct procedures and health and safety guidelines.
  • Carries out fundamental tests as part of a scientific team. These tests assist in the advancement and development of modern medicine and science. The work plays an important role in the foundation stages of R&D and in scientific analysis and investigation. The main function is to perform the specific scientific procedures that allow scientists to perform the more complex analytical processes of the laboratory. Complimentary duties may include:
  • Performing a variety of weekly and monthly quality control tasks for the forensic biology discipline.
  • Collecting DNA samples from crime-scene evidence.
  • Assisting in the maintenance and calibration of various DNA laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Assisting in conducting forensic biology research experiments.
  • Experienced Lab Techs with experience having worked in a similar scope and capacity are encouraged to contact us! From day one, you ll notice the Potomac difference of continuing your career with us. If you fit this description and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume online today. For more information, email or call at 703-260-6245. If you do not find interest, but know of someone who may, we kindly ask that you refer the individual by sharing this opportunity.Potomac Management Solutions, LLC (PMS), specializes in Human Resources/Staffing, Program Operations, Administration, Health Systems Management and Federal Law Enforcement Services Support. We understand the fundamental components of government management – transforming mission objectives into programs that efficiently support contract operations and deliver government products/services, all within or below the assigned fiduciary allotment. With over 25 years of combined experience, Potomac Management Solutions, an 8(a) Minority, Woman-owned Small Business, brings proven and trusted solutions to agency mission objectives.In conformity with applicable laws, Potomac Management Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran, a Vietnam Era veteran, a veteran who has served on active duty for which a campaign badge was authorized, or a newly separated veteran.

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