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Science Technician

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Langley School District invites applications for a casual Science Technician to work in Secondary Schools. This position reports to the Science Department Head, and performs a variety of duties related to the storage and set up of science labs.


Duties and Responsibilities:

 •           Mixes and dilutes chemicals for science labs.

•           Sets up chemicals, materials and equipment for labs.

•           Tests equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.

•           Labels, organizes and stores chemicals, materials and equipment.

•           Maintains accurate and sufficient inventory of chemicals, materials and equipment for labs.

•           Cleans up after labs including washing and storing glassware, reclaiming and storing chemicals and storing equipment.

•           Ensures equipment is in good working order.

•           Prepares cultures, harvests and stores microorganisms and biological specimens

•           Assists in ensuring operation and availability of safety equipment such as eyewash solutions and fire blankets.

•           Prepares teaching materials such as handouts, worksheets and tests.

•           Operates equipment such as a computer, burners, microscopes, balances, scales and photocopier.


Rate of Pay: $25.25 per hour


 Required Qualifications and Experience:

•           Grade 12 graduation, plus one year of post secondary education in physics and math and two year's post secondary education in chemistry and biology.

•           Thorough knowledge of WHMIS, current safety standards for handling, storage and disposal procedures of all chemicals.

•           Ability to determine, judge and select appropriate course of action within limits of established methods and procedures.

•           Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy and tact in the routine exchange or provision of information.

•           Working knowledge of computers.  Physical ability to perform the required duties.

Please include the following documents in your application package:


  • High school diploma (e.g., Dogwood) or transcript confirming Grade 12 graduation
  • Résumé including names and email addresses of at least 3 references (must be current or former supervisors)
  • Transcript of post-secondary courses
  • Valid WHMIS certificate


 Note that we accept applications only through No walk-ins, emails or phone calls please.

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This posting is open until filled. 

Posted: October 30, 2018
Closes: December 29, 2018
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Make a Future is a recruitment initiative created by the BC Public School Employers’ Association as a joint venture among BC’s 60 public boards of education, the First Nations Education Steering Co...