This position is in pay schedule/range 06-09.
Starting pay is $11.875 per hour, plus excellent benefits. A
six-month probationary period is required.
Todd Fairbank, HR Assistant 608-890-1152,
Area of Competition:
Deadline to Apply:
will be joining a highly experienced staff at a public health
laboratory within the wonderful academic setting of the University
of Wisconsin-Madison. The position is located at 2601 Agriculture
Dr., Madison, WI 53718. For more information, please visit http://www.slh.wisc.edu/ .
Job Duties: This
position provides support services to all departments of the
Environmental Sciences Section (ESS) at the State Laboratory of
Hygiene. The major responsibilities include the receipt, processing
and distribution of Environmental, Bacteriological, Radiological and
Toxicological samples. This position must document the condition of
Environmental samples including, but not limited to, Inorganic,
Organic, Radiological and Bacteriological samples received at the
Laboratory (following guidelines established by the Wisconsin State
Laboratory Certification Program Code). Additional
responsibilities include, providing customer support to various DNR
program representatives (including Law Enforcement Wardens, Water
Supply Staff, Lake Management Coordinators, etc.). This includes
taking telephone requests and assuring that forms and testing kits
meet the exact needs of each of these testing programs. Other
duties include preparation of testing kits for all departments of
the ESS, maintenance of an address data base, operation of
computerized mail management system, the UPS World Ship System,
Spee-dee Shipping software, and preparation of airbills from
commercial shipping vendors. This position consistently demonstrates
exceptional customer service and routinely uses computer, data entry
and training skills.
a complete position description, go to: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Classified/PDSummary.aspx?vacid=86719&title=34661&tranType=PERM
UW-Madison Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual
Security Report, see http://www.safeu.wisc.edu/ , or
call the Dean of Students office at (608) 263-5700 for a paper
copy. Employment will require a criminal background
entry experience and some knowledge of science terminology is
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge
of biological safety procedures; specimen handling and splitting
using OSHA regulations; basic environmental terminology (e.g.,
Inorganic and Organic Chemical), some toxicological terminology;
general receiving & shipment processes and documentation
procedures; chemical absence/presence indicators (e.g., pH test
strips, acid/base indicators); general office practices (e.g.,
office etiquette, filing, telephone courtesy, customer service,
records maintenance); and operation of shipping and mailing
equipment (e.g., meters, scales, strapping machine, allocator,
automated mail machine and shipping software). Basic computer and
related software/hardware skills (e.g., Microsoft Office, data
entry, label making, spreadsheets, printers, e-mail). Basic
operation of office equipment (e.g., photocopier, fax machine,
scanning equipment, numbering machines, label makers, cutters,
calculators). Skilled in tracking/monitoring results; navigating
information and sampling results, customer service skills;
interpersonal communication skills; and basic training.
How to Apply:
materials available at http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/COB/CurrentUWEmployment.html .
To be considered, please submit the Application for State
Employment, signed Affidavit Certification Statement, current resume
and Objective Inventory Questionnaire (OIQ) to Todd Fairbank,
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, Human resources, 465 Henry
Mall, Room 217, Madison, WI 53706, or firstname.lastname@example.org .
materials are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on April 15th,
2013. Materials will be reviewed and the most
qualified candidates will move forward in the hiring process.