Job Title:Biological Science Laboratory Technician - NIDDK - DE
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number:NIH-NIDDK-DE-13-802847
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
/ Per Year|
|Monday, January 28, 2013 to
Friday, February 01, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Phoenix, AZ United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview
If you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization and you have experience in phlebotomy and sample processing, clinical laboratory instrumentation, and DNA extraction techniques, then consider joining the Diabetes Epidemiology Clinical Research Section (DECRS) of the Phoenix Research Branch of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH). DECRS plans and conducts epidemiologic and clinical research, including clinical trials, genetics and health services research, to determine risk factors and health consequences of diabetes, obesity and complications of diabetes. For more information, please visit http://www.nih.niddk.gov.
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
DUTIES:Back to top
· Perform a variety of standard and non-standard tests, examinations and procedures in support of higher-level technicians and scientists;
· Perform delicate manipulative work using specially designed equipment;
· Record instrument readings;
· Collect, identify and prepare biological specimens;
· Prepare and maintain detailed and precise records of experiments.
· Phlebotomy and sample processing;
· Using clinical laboratory instruments;
· Extracting DNA
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-6 level in the Federal service. Examples of qualifying experience includes: perform nonstandard assignments such as using a variety of laboratory equipment to perform a sequence of standardized tests and analyses; making and recording close observations; handling and manipulating laboratory equipment; and maintaining complete records of experimental procedures and results. View Assessment Questions
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
- Well Qualified for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
- Qualified for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
Click here to view vacancy questions: View Assessment Questions
If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:
All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm ET of the closing date, Friday, February 01, 2013, to be considered.