Microbiology Lab Technician

Microbiology Lab Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Microbiology Lab Technician to join our team.


  • Data entry and peer review of test results;
  • Procedure maintenance;
  • Operation and maintenance of steam sterilizers, glassware washers, ultrasonic consoles, microtiter plate readers and microbial identification systems.


  • Good organizational skills;
  • Knowledge of orthopedic materials is beneficial;
  • Experience using personal computers and working knowledge of Windows;
  • The position is in the factory and could involve sitting, standing, walking and lifting for long periods of time throughout the day;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology or Chemistry preferred;
  • None;
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a manufacturing laboratory setting;
  • Must be able to reach, lift, bend and stoop without restrictions;
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds;
  • Minimum 24 hrs college level microbiology lab time;
  • Ability to work overtime and any shift as required;
  • Moderate lifting or bending restrictions;
  • Good motor skills;
  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 months OR Associates degree and 18 months OR High School and 4 years previous experience in laboratory procedures;
  • Understanding and practice of aseptic technique.

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