Senior Principal Laboratory Technologist – 10 Positions at Public Service Commission Kenya (PSCK)

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Public Service Commission Kenya

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of Principal Laboratory Technologist, CSG 8, or in a comparable and relevant position in the wider public service;
  • A Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Applied Sciences (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Biology), Food Science and Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Building/Civil engineering, Earth or Sciences Biotechnology from a recognized institution;
  • A Higher Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Applied Sciences (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Biology). Environmental Chemistry, Food Science and Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Haematology, Histology and Cytology, Building/Construction/Civil Engineering and Earth or Sciences from a recognized institution; and
  • Demonstrated professional and managerial capabilities in work performance and results

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:-

  • Coordinating provision of   laboratory services;
  • Preparing and implementing work plans and programs;
  • Ensuring submission of samples to reference and corroborating research institutes;
  • Revising and approving laboratory manuals and quality specifications and standards;
  • Coordinating safe laboratory waste disposal;
  • Overseeing proficiency testing;
  • Managing laboratory supplies;
  • Facilitating technical evaluation for laboratory supplies and equipment;
  • Providing technical advice on biosecurity matters and ensuring adherence to good laboratory practice;
  • Implementing and maintaining laboratory operations standards (ISO 17025); and
  • Liaising and collaborating with regional and international reference laboratories and research institutions for exchange of laboratory findings

To apply for this job please visit pscims.publicservice.go.ke.