Laboratory Assistant

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of a manager or supervisor, assists in the daily operations of the Laboratory as assigned.

Training and Experience

Must be a high school graduate or equivalent GED.


Security clearance.

Major Duties

  • Cleans and maintains all Laboratory equipment including glassware, dishwashers, sinks, cabinets, ovens, etc. used in maintenance of glassware.
  • Distributes clean glassware to proper locations.
  • Maintains (cleans) shelves, and glass windows of chemical hoods and cabinets in the laboratory.
  • Performs additional cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Provides messenger services for the department.
  • Biohazard waste management.

The above statements reflect a general description of this position and are not intended to be an all inclusive list of tasks or responsibilities which an employee may be assigned.