Laboratory Technician 2

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Updated: December 5, 2019
Job ID: 215453
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Great Lakes, IL, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking 5 Laboratory Technician's to support the Navy Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Drug Screening Laboratory located in Great Lakes, Chicago. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to NMCPHC. 

The candidate will be responsible for the accessioning of forensic specimens for analysis in support of drug abuse testing.

“Relocation assistance, sign-on, and other incentive bonuses may be available to qualified and selected candidates; subject to approval.”


  1. Provides test and evaluation of material and specimen submissions received from supported sites.
  2. Evaluates acceptability of submissions and prepares them for forensic testing.
  3. Develops and documents test plans and procedures.
  4. Supports clinical testing activities and data entry in high throughput laboratory.
  5. Verifies specimens and conducts accessioning in accordance with policy and procedures using a high level of accuracy and precision.
  6. Ensures the proper handling of specimens in accordance with assigned procedures.
  7. Responsible for performing assigned tasks in accordance with applicable safety regulations and instructions.
  8. Completes other projects as needed.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: BS degree in a Physical Science.

Minimum Experience: 2 - 4 years of experience in a clinical lab setting with experience in immunochemistry analyzers for analysis of forensic specimens.

Physical Capabilities: Job performance requires the ability to move around and between several laboratory areas. Fine motor coordination in manipulation of laboratory materials is essential. The individual must be able to stand and/or sit for lengthy periods to include, but not limited to, processing of specimens, operation of instrumentation, and data analysis at a computer terminal.

Work Environment: Laboratory.

Background: U.S. Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance.

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.