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Pathogen Lab Technician

Greeley, Colorado
Job Type
1 Oct 2021

Perform analytical and microbiological testing of food products, ingredients, and environmentals. The position performs the application and evaluation of approved microbiological techniques and methodologies.


* Accurately perform and read test results and notify Laboratory Management of deviations
* Prepare and analyze samples for indicator organisms, pathogens, and chemistries
* Apply aseptic/microbiological techniques in daily workload
* Report inventory and expendable supplies/materials needed for testing requirements
* Provide routine preventive maintenance by daily cleaning, sanitizing, trash disposal, and equipment quality control
* Assist in quality duties to by taking incubator temperatures, inoculating control organisms, running media controls, etc.
* Pursue an assigned series of processes, procedures, or techniques in accordance with FSNS policies/procedures and customer requirements
* Maintain a high degree of technical competence by reading scientific journals, attending professional workshops, and being aware of food industry issues and trends
* Perform all activities in a neat, safe, hygienic, and efficient manner
* Share information in an open and timely manner
* Assisting with managing priorities and schedule such that individual goals as well as team goals are achieved with encouraged participation in the Food Safety Net Services Team
* Responsible for the safety of oneself and others working within their area
* Responsible for the completion of required training


* This position has no supervisory responsibilities
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  • Job Reference: 386581901-2
  • Date Posted: 1 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Food Safety Net Services
  • Location: Greeley, Colorado
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent