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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

June 6, 2022
Laboratory Scientist, Bacteriology

Employer: Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Location: Abbotsford, British Columbia
Closing Date: July 6, 2022

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Job Description

 Application Deadline June 26,2022

Laboratory Scientist, Bacteriology
$66,557.72 - $75,884.38

The Plant and Animal Health Branch provides veterinary diagnostic laboratory and disease investigation services for the Province. The Animal Health Centre is the provincial veterinary diagnostic laboratory and, as a major part of the Plant and Animal Health Branch, has the mandate to provide diagnostic, monitoring, investigative, surveillance and regulatory programs for livestock, poultry and finfish production industries of British Columbia.

Application Instructions

This position is responsible for daily diagnostic works in the bacteriology laboratory section including isolating and identifying a wide range of bacteria and fungi from numerous animal species and environmental samples, coordinating and prioritizing daily diagnostic work and laboratory duties as a team or independently and undertaking quality assurance according to the AAVLD and ISO 17025 standards within bacteriology section. This position is also responsible for developing new testing procedures, writing SOP’s and exploring new diagnostic tools and techniques.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Master of Science (MSc) in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Medical Laboratory Science AND minimum 6 months of laboratory experience in microbiology and molecular diagnostics, preferably in a veterinary diagnostic laboratory, OR
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or Medical Laboratory Science AND minimum two years experience in microbiology and molecular diagnostics, preferably in a veterinary diagnostic laboratory.

For more information and to apply online by June 26, 2022, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/88673

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