Science Lab Technician

Science Lab Technician
October 27, 2017 Position Vacant

Experienced school laboratory technician required to work predominately during school term time to support the Science Department.

Applications close Friday 3rd November 2017

We seek to appoint a skilled and hands-on school laboratory technician with superior communication and customer service skills. The successful applicant will be passionate about education and science and will work during school term time (Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:06pm) with the ability to work up to 8 additional days (during school holiday periods) per annum when required.

Key tasks include;

  • Assist science teaching staff with demonstrations
  • Assist science teaching staff in instructing students on use/care of equipment during science experiments
  • Prepare, deliver and collect equipment from rooms
  • Assist teachers and students with equipment
  • Correctly store chemicals and equipment
  • Make up solutions, reagents and media
  • Carry out maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Label chemicals in compliance with legislation
  • Keep laboratories and preparation room clean and tidy
  • Liaise with science teaching staff regarding their needs for practical work
  • Maintain an efficient system for use and allocation of materials and equipment, setting a priority system where necessary.


Certificate IV Lab Technician in a relevant discipline (minimum requirement).
Certificate 3 in Educational Support (Science) is preferred.


Use of Chemwatch Website
Knowledge of Riskassess program
Knowledge of Chemical Safety in Schools package

The successful applicant will:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding and commitment to the Mission of the Catholic School;
  • Be supportive of the Lasallian ethos of the College;
  • Be an experienced, innovative and engaging team member;
  • Work with excellence, professionalism and commitment;
  • Be committed to professional growth and development of excellence.

Oakhill College offers staff a dynamic, collaborative and supportive environment. With an emphasis on community, pastoral care, development and academic excellence.

Application Process

Applications must be made using the “Apply Now” button below. Applicants must upload a CV and covering letter that addresses each of the selection criteria outlined above.