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Laboratory and Research Tech
Ref No.: 19-00897
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Segment:State and Local
JOB OPENING TYPE:SONJ - Pass Through Request
JPAS:NO
Laboratory and Research Technician
Work Hours: 8:00 am am to 4:30 pm
Lunch Duration: 30 minutes



Applies knowledge of sanitation techniques and laboratory safety. Applies knowledge of research and testing procedures supporting laboratory, research, clinical or autopsy and necropsy services, or geological services. May provide limited surgical assistance. Follows established directions and procedures. Frequent contacts with co-workers, supervisors, students, faculty and research staff to discuss study techniques or results or handling and are of animals. Proper laboratory, autopsy and necropsy procedures impact outcomes of test and research, and impact the safety, health, and well-being of laboratory animals, staff and the general public through the identification of scientific and legal findings or contagious disease sources. Proper sanitation procedures ensure appropriate laboratory testing and research conditions. Provides responsible care of animals. Responsible for equipment in support of research, laboratory, or clinical programs or teaching services. May be required to adhere to established standards and guidelines as set forth by accredited programs. Responsible for generally well defined procedures supporting laboratory, testing, research or clinical programs. Decision-making and judgment is typically based on clearly defined procedures, although skilled positions may exercise independent judgment. Refers non-routine issues to supervision. May lead other staff, activities, or provide guidance and leadership to students and interns. Development of competencies may lead to broader, more responsible assignments.