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Food Microbiologist

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  • Full-Time
  • College Degree
  • 1+ Yrs
  • Santa Maria & Salinas, Ca & Yuma, Az
  • Santa Maria, CA
  • $55,000-$65,000 yr.

Needed in Santa Maria & Salinas, CA & Yuma, AZ. Will be responsible for laboratory work, including Client Relations, Quality Control, Inventory, Technical Services, & more. Duties include: Working independently to utilize cultural & rapid methodologies (real-time PCR, etc.); Identifying pathogens, indicators, & spoilage organisms in food, water, & environmental samples; Interacting with clients; Developing, maintaining, & measuring processes to increase accuracy of turn-around time for results. Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology plus hands-on & pure culture maintenance exp.; Problem-solving & troubleshooting skills along with strong verbal & written communication skills in English (Spanish a plus); Flexible work schedule, including weekends. Travel required. 8 hr. shift. Mon-Fri. Day Shift, Night Shift, Holidays, Overtime, & Weekend Availability. Wage: $55,000-$65,000 yr. (#3.0407.302 – Santa Maria)