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biological technician

Source: Job Bank


Guelph, ON


$68,400.00 to $76,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer
  • Laboratory


  • Assist in analysis of data and preparation of reports
  • Assist in conducting biological, microbiological, biochemical tests and laboratory analyses
  • Analyze data and prepare reports
  • Conduct or supervise operational programs
  • Set up and conduct biological, microbiological, biochemical tests and laboratory analyses
  • Supervise technicians, assistants, students or interns, staff or volunteers
  • Schedule work of other staff
  • Develop policies, standards and guidelines
  • Manage staff and assign duties


  • 11-15 people

Technical experience

  • Biochemical and molecular techniques
  • Livestock production programs

Area of work experience

  • Equipment safety assessment
  • Laboratory testing and analysis
  • Production operations
  • Quality control and assurance
  • Technology assessment
  • Waste management
  • Biotechnical company

Area of specialization

  • Genetics and molecular biology
  • Biotechnology

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Parking paid by employer
  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Night shift premium
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Long term benefits

  • Long-term care insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Travel insurance
  • Wellness program

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