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Job Details

Microbiology Quality Control Technologist

Employer

Willow Creek Organic Grain Company Incorporated

Date Posted

April 29, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Strathmore, AB
  • Earnings $19.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 29, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Willow Creek Organic Grain Company Incorporated

Languages

English

Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Food Science
  • Microbiology, General
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Area of Work Experience

  • Quality control and assurance
  • Laboratory testing and analysis
  • Education or teaching
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Basic research

Area of Specialization

Microbiology

Specific Skills

  • Conduct or supervise operational programs
  • Assist in analysis of data and preparation of reports
  • Assist in conducting biological, microbiological, biochemical tests and laboratory analyses
  • Set up and conduct biological, microbiological, biochemical tests and laboratory analyses

Work Site Environment

Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Rural area

Biological Technologist Specific Skills

  • Conduct or supervise operational programs
  • Set up and conduct biological, microbiological, biochemical tests and laboratory analyses

Biological Technician Specific Skills

  • Assist in analysis of data and preparation of reports
  • Assist in conducting biological, microbiological, biochemical tests and laboratory analyses

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Mileage paid
  • Gasoline paid

Long term benefits

Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • On-site amenities
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

May 29, 2022

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Microbiology Quality Control Technologist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Biological Technologists
METHODICAL

Interest in precision working with scientific equipment to perform experimental procedures in agriculture, plant breeding, animal husbandry, biology and biomedical research; and in conducting environmental monitoring and compliance activities for the protection of fisheries stocks, wildlife and other natural resources

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing data; and in conducting field research, surveys and operational programs

directive

Interest in supervising operational programs such as fish hatcheries, greenhouses and livestock production

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Interest Codes

Biological Technicians
METHODICAL

Interest in assisting biologists to conduct laboratory analyses and biological, microbiological and biochemical tests

objective

Interest in precision working with laboratory equipment to conduct experiments and tests

innovative

Interest in compiling information to assist in conducting field research and surveys; and in collecting data and samples

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

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Abilities

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Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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