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Position: Part-Time Science Lab Assistant

Location: Douglas Campus

Department:  Academic Affairs

Reports to: Associate Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

FLSA Designation: Non-Exempt

Nature of Duties: Under general supervision prepares various test specimens and growth media for use in biology, chemistry, or related science labs. Prepares chemical solutions for use in lab experiments, set up equipment for use in lab; ensures proper operation of equipment, and reports deficiencies to supervisor. Cleans lab facilities and equipment after lab exercises are complete; breaks down and stores supplies and equipment, as necessary. Maintain compliance with recommended safety practices in all labs. Maintain chemical inventory including storage, disposal, and record-keeping. Maintain material safety data sheets, assists with record keeping, copying, and filing. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:  (candidates must meet all minimum qualifications to be considered)

  • Successful completion of at least one of the following sequence of classes a minimum grade of “B: in the lab portion of the course:
    • Anatomy & Physiology I (Lecture/Lab), Anatomy & Physiology II (Lecture/Lab), Microbiology (Lecture/Lab)
    • Chemistry I (Lecture/Lab), Chemistry II (Lecture/Lab)
    • Biology 1111 and 1112 (Lecture and Lab)
  • Strong computer application skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of all three Biology and Chemistry class sequences as listed above.
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a science related field
  • Laboratory experience


Salary/Benefits: $15/hour. Part-time – no state benefits.

Method of Application: Interested candidates must complete the electronic application process prior to the closing date at www.westgatech.eduUnofficial Transcripts are required for consideration. Official transcripts and prior employment verification required within 30 days of hire for continuous employment.

Employment Policy: The Technical College System of Georgia and West Georgia Technical College do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law) in educational programs, activities, admissions or employment. All applicants will be considered; however, only selected applicants may be interviewed.  Approval of employment does not constitute a contract.  Continued employment is contingent upon job performance and funding.

To apply for this job please visit www.westgatech.edu.