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Lab Assistant 2 – Blythe, CA, Job ID 66898

County Location: Riverside County

Date Posted: April 1, 2024
Closing Date: Until Filled

Position Summary:

The main responsibilities of the Laboratory Assistant are to are to assist the Field Crops and Entomology Cooperative Extension Advisor in technical laboratory research activities which include laboratory processing of field collected insect and cotton samples. The laboratory assistant will work independently after training in setting up and operating research equipment, accurately identifying insects and separations from field collected samples, and accurately recording/collecting data. The Laboratory Assistant may help to set up and evaluate experiments and trials in the lab and the field. The assistant may also help in setting up equipment and material for extension events and provide occasional technical assistance for student workers.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

Pay Scale: $21.47/hour to $23.17/hour

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities. UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time.  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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