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HJF is seeking a Microbiology Supervisor to support the Operation Infectious Diseases (OID) Department located at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to OID.
The incumbent is responsible for overseeing all daily aspects of laboratory procedures, results, technicians, and safety in the laboratory section assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: This position requires the equivalent of a college degree in Biology, Microbiology, or Medical Technology or related field and 4 years related experience (one of which is in microbiology) under a qualified laboratory director. License in Medical Technology, MT (ASCP), Microbiology Technologist, M(ASCP), or equivalent is required.
Physical Capabilities: Must be able to walk, stand, sit for long periods of time, and hear well enough to communicate with coworkers, read reports, have normal color vision, be dexterous and possess exceptional hand-eye coordination. Candidate may be required to wear a face mask while interacting with patients and/or specimens and must be able to pass a respirator fit test. In order for the face mask to effectively protect the user, facial hair must be clean shaven. Candidate is required to undergo annual screening for tuberculosis.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Yes
Work Environment: Clinical laboratory working conditions. Handle hazardous waste materials. Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens; regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne diseases; must comply with applicable safety procedures.
Security Clearance: It is a condition of employment with the Naval Health Research Center that you undergo a favorable National Agency Check with Local Agency and Credit Checks (NACLC) investigation which will include being fingerprinted.
Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.