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Laboratory Technician

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Research, academy
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Post Reference No. MDSC/EXT/008/2018

To conduct laboratory investigations and ensure the safe disposal of specimens and laboratory waste.

How to apply
Applications must be filled in triplicate of PSC Form NO.3 Revised (2008). The application forms can be obtained from any District Service Commission, Public service Commission offices, 2ndfloor FarmersHouse, Kampala. The application should bear the title of the post as well as the reference number specified under the vacancy.Applicants should attach three recent passport size photographs. Serving officers must route their applications through the head of Department who must be informed of the closing date to avoid delay.


Responsibilities

  1. Carrying out or supervising laboratory analysis and submitting reports to the requesting officer;
  2. Guiding production and marketing staff in the preparation of specimens for laboratory tests;
  3. Supervising or participating in the preparation of laboratory reagents and stains for routineinvestigations;
  4. Disposing hazardous laboratory substances and waste;
  5. Participating in quality control and safety programmes in the laboratories;
  6. Maintaining an inventory of all equipment and chemicals in the laboratory;
  7. Participating in planning and budgeting for the activities of the laboratory unit;
  8. Participating in collaborative research activities ; and
  9. Compiling periodic laboratory reports and submitting them to the supervisor.


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Research, academy
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Reporting; Stock and inventory management; Research planning; Laboratory operation; Specimen collection; Operations planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Mbale District Local Government

GovernmentalCompany size: 50-100 people

Mbale District is one of the Local Governments, under the Uganda Government decentralization policy, located in the eastern part of Uganda. Mbale is the largest town in the district and the location of the district headquarters, is approximately 245 kilometres (152 mi), by road, northeast of Kampala, capital city of Uganda.


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