EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a Full Time Microscopist Microbiology at our busy 24/7 New York, NY location. This position offers the chance to work for a stable company, a great team, and provides the opportunity to grow within.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Classical and advanced methods for microbial and bioaerosol analysis. Identification of bacteria and fungi.
Preparation and analysis of Microbiological samples (air, water and bulk materials) for fungus and bacteria.
The successful candidate must be familiar with daily activities in the laboratory, including analyzing samples with unknown IDs.
Maintaining the QA/QC Program and Standard Operating Procedures.
B.Sc. or MS in mycology/microbiology/bacteriology with strong background in Bacteriology.
Ability to enumerate, identify and confirm a wide variety of bacteria and fungi is desired
0 to 2 years experience- Entry level candidates are welcomed to apply.
College-Level course in Statistics or Quality Assurance is a plus.
Experience with air samples, surface samples, food testing, bacteriology, and mycology is desirable.
Two years environmental microbiology lab experience is a plus but not required.
Candidate must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis
Must have some lab experience and be proficient in common lab procedures.
Must be able to work with phase contrast and light microscopes, analytical balances, biological safety cabinets, filtration manifolds, and must be able to adhere to sterile technique and good lab practices.
Good Communication Skills (will have some client interaction).
Good Computer Skills both in Typing and MS Office.
Attention to Detail.
Ability to maintain client confidentiality.
Able to work independently and with a team.
Must be able to work well under pressure and meet short deadlines.
Must be able to work some weekends as needed.
Sunday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., extra hours and/or weekend work may be required to meet business needs.
Training shift to start will be Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
For consideration, ALL applicants must apply through our careers website: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=EMSL&cws=40&rid=3265
As the nation’s leading environmental testing firm, EMSL’s network of nationwide laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. We offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene and food testing. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a stable and growing company that offers the opportunity to become a part of a close knit team where you can advance within and develop professionally. EMSL laboratories are throughout the U.S. and international with laboratory locations in Canada.
EMSL offers full time benefits including Medical, Dental, 401(k), FSA, Voluntary Benefits, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off.
To find out more about EMSL Analytical, Inc. please visit our website at: www.emsl.com
EOE including Veterans and Disabled