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Laboratory Technician

Western Australia Government Education - Noranda, WA

Education, Childcare & Training
Source: uWorkin


Job Description

Department of Education
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
John Forrest Secondary College
Laboratory Technician
Level 1, $26,264 - $43,556 per annum (under 21 years) & $49,639 - $57,514 per annum (21 years and over) (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS680113

This is an eight (8) month fixed term, part-time (0.6FTE) position commencing Term 2, 2021 with possible extension (12 months) and/or permanency

Do you have the elements required to formulate active learning?

John Forrest Secondary College (SC) is seeking a dedicated and hardworking Laboratory Technician to join their friendly team.

As Laboratory Technician you will, under supervision, provide support to teaching staff in the area of routine chemical and equipment preparation, and construction of simple apparatus for science classes whilst ordering supplies, equipment and managing stock levels. The successful applicant will perform basic repairs and maintenance on the equipment whilst constructing teaching aids as required.

Additionally, you will be responsible for the labelling, maintaining and safe storing of laboratory chemicals, equipment and resources and the disposal of chemical, physical, and biological laboratory materials

John Forrest SC offers an award winning, vibrant and dynamic learning experience for students. The College builds opportunity for personal development and academic achievement toward university entry, further education, traineeships, apprenticeships and workplace training.

As an Independent Public School, John Forrest SC is committed to developing excellent learning experiences through quality staff, resources, facilities and diverse education and training. Investment in improved facilities, information technology and resources, together with quality teaching, have fostered a culture of achievement and success with recent acknowledgement of student achievement and quality programs.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):

  • Knowledge of general science to Year 12 level or equivalent knowledge or experience.
  • Organisational and time management skills and ability to work independently.
    Good verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Ability to use computers and a range of application software packages.
  • Knowledge of safe working practices, laboratory safety requirements and procedures and a willingness for further training related to safety.

Applications will be assessed against these work related (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about John Forrest SC can be found by visiting johnforrest.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For Further Job Related Information

Please contact Alicia Denman, Administrative Support Coordinator by telephoning (08) 9473 4000 or emailing alicia.denman@education.wa.edu.au.

Application Instructions
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your Application Should Include
  • A statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

Employees Will Be Required To

  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment;
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy;
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment; and
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 5 May 2021.



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WORK TYPE: Fixed Term - Part Time
FTE: 0.6
CLOSING DATE: 2021-05-05 4:30 PM