Toxicology Evidence Technician
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April 24, 2013
Justice and Solicitor General
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is committed to the provision of high quality services to Albertans. Activities performed enable the Office to certify the cause and manner of death in accordance with the Fatalities Inquiries Act; provide forensic service, assist and educate Albertans in times of grief; and develop and maintain a center of excellence in forensic pathology and toxicology.
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The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has an opportunity for an individual interested in working in a unique work environment. As a Toxicology Evidence Technician, the majority of work performed is part of the overall investigation of sudden and unexpected deaths in the Province of Alberta, mandated by the Fatality Inquires Act.
In this position you will be responsible for:
- Forensic exhibit management functions such as recording relevant case data in electronic tracking system
- Preparing toxicology case files for review
- Properly storing specimens
- Determining when specimens may be discarded and safely disposing of them
- Other laboratory maintenance functions and routine duties such as glassware wash-up and filing
The Ideal candidate will possess:
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Ability to work independently
- strong communication skills both verbal and written
- ability to exercise good judgment and problem solving skills
- Strong knowledge of computer software programs
High school diploma supplemented with relevant course work or experience working in a medical laboratory setting. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft office is required. Experience with safe handling of potentially infectious biological specimens will be considered an asset.
$673.50 - $849.70 bi-weekly
This is a part time, 12 month, temporary position. Final candidates may be asked to undergo security screening. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Kathleen Kane, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 1st Floor, 9833 109 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5K 2E8. Phone: (780) 644-2349. Fax: (780) 422-1330. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Kathleen Kane at Phone: (780) 644-2349 or e-mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org). We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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