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11 Apr 2023

Full-Time Biology Laboratory Coordinator

humanresourcesNWFSC – Posted by humanresourcesNWFSC Niceville, Florida, United States

Job Description

SALARY:                                  $31,290-$45,371

LOCATION:                               Niceville and Fort Walton Beach Campuses

FLSA STATUS:                           Non-Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                                            

  • Prepare biology and microbiology laboratories.
  • Set-up, clean, and maintain all chemicals, instruments, and equipment for all biology and microbiology laboratories.
  • Coordinate disposal of biological waste.
  • Sterilize and clean glassware.
  • Coordinate inventory of stock room and storage rooms.
  • Maintain Safety and Data Sheet (SDS) files for all chemicals in stock.
  • Manage ordering of laboratory equipment and supplies as needed.
  • Maintain biohazard waste records for State of Florida.
  • As a part of the college’s risk management tool, annual mandatory compliance training is required.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Position requires daily travel between the Niceville and Fort Walton Beach campuses.


  • College paid health insurance for employee, dependent coverage at employee’s expense
  • College paid basic life insurance for employee, additional coverage for employee and/or dependents at employee’s expense
  • College paid retirement with 3% employee contribution to the Florida Retirement System (FRS)
  • Optional dental and vision insurance at employee’s expense
  • Tuition assistance available.
  • Sick and Annual (Vacation) Leave accrual
  • Time off for designated holidays, winter break, and spring break
  • 5 hour work week
  • Flexible summer hours available
  • Free tickets to designated Mattie Kelly Arts Center and Raider Athletic events

Minimum Qualifications                                                                                                                 

  • Minimum of B.S. in biology, microbiology or related discipline.
  • Experience with growing and maintaining bacterial cultures and lab specimens.
  • Must be able to work with formalin-preserved specimens.
  • Ability to manage multiple duties.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Employment contingent on passing background investigation.

Preferred Qualifications                                                                                                                

  • Familiarity with OSHA standards for laboratory and EPA standards for waste disposal preferred.
  • Proficient with database management preferred.
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How to Apply

Please provide a complete application package that includes all of the following:
  1. NWF State College Application.
  2. Resume.
  3. A cover letter explaining why you consider yourself qualified for this position.
  4. Electronic copies of transcripts to verify education.
  Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled. To apply for this position, please visit our website: https://nwfsc.interviewexchange.com, or Human Resources, Northwest Florida State College, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, FL 32578 (Tel. #850-729-5365).  NWFSC offers an excellent fringe benefit package. If you are disabled and need accommodations in order to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources before the specified closeout date.  All qualified persons will be considered on an equal basis.  Any applicant grievance should be addressed to the Human Resources Director.  NWF State College prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of age, color, ethnicity, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, pregnancy, genetic information, or gender in any of its programs, services, or activities. Preference will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans. NWF State College is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Institution and a Drug Free Workplace.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Biology, laboratory, and Risk Management. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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