Plant Tissue Culture Technician

Plant Tissue Culture Technician in New Westminster, BC.

Job Description

Reports to: Supervisor

Salary - $18.00 hour plus benefits after three months

The Plant propagation Technicians will report directly to the Supervisor, and will be responsible for execution of daily lab functions with minimal supervision including the following:

Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Maintains detailed records and inventories using internal practices and process.
  • Ensures a clean working environment and highest standards of hygiene in the laboratory.  
  • Daily set up of equipment and ensures safe operating procedures for the laminar flow hood, sterilizer etc.
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy while completing repetitive tasks for lengthened period.  
  • Perform routine transferring of sterile cultures
  • Perform laboratory procedures following established protocols with a focus on quality data collection and documentation of results.
  • Maintain inventory of sterile cultures; evaluate and report any problems in the inventory immediately
  • Support production of plants in a high throughput environment
  • Interpret experimental results and be able to troubleshoot technical issues.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining high quality standards
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time without distraction or communication with others
  • Ability to withstand consistent tasks for long periods of time  
  • Able to follow strict policies and processes  
  • Ability to follow direction in hygiene process  

Qualifications and Experience  

  • This is an entry level position; no experience needed

Despite the fast-paced nature of this role, the company culture is one that supports a good work/life balance. Segra offers comprehensive family health benefits, sick leave, and vacation time.  

In Segra we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas growing up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our diverse culture.  

Plant Tissue Culture Technician
Full Time Position
New Westminster, BC