The function of this job is to prepare samples for analytical and microbiological testing of food products, ingredients, and environmentals. The position is responsibility for application of approved microbiological techniques and methodologies used in analytical testing.
High School diploma or GED
Associate degree in Life Science or two years of laboratory experience
Working knowledge of aseptic sampling technique, automated lab equipment, and acceptable methods and procedures
Broad knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of a food testing laboratory
BS degree in Life Science or related field preferred
Ability to travel is preferred
Or equivalent combination of education and experience
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. FSNS complies with its reasonable accommodation obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and state law.
Regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use hands and arms, talk and hear
Lift up to 25 pounds
Color vision and depth perception