Chief Directorate: Trauma, Violence and Laboratory Services
Directorate: Forensic Pathology Services, Forensic Chemistry Laboratory
SALARY : R196 407 per annum (plus competitive benefits)
CENTRE : Pretoria: Ref No: NDOH 40/2018 (X1 Post)
Durban: Ref No: NDOH 41/2018 –(X1 Post)
REQUIREMENTS : A Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent NQF 4 certificate with a minimum of
three years proven experience working in a Laboratory environment. Basic
knowledge of physical science, supportive duties within the laboratory, health and
safety measures, operation of scientific equipment and mathematical calculations.
Good communication (written and verbal) planning, organizational and computer
(MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint) skills. Ability to work independently and
under pressure. A valid driver’s license.
DUTIES : Render specialized auxiliary services within Blood Alcohol Section; collecting
samples from the reception for placement into cold storage and daily recording of
temperature of the cold room and the laboratory. Prepare waste boxes for sample
opening and waste for disposal. Prepare vials for analysts for sample analysis,
keep shelves and washroom tidy where seals and labels are stored. Change
location of samples on Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
database. Assist with capturing of alcohol and fluoride results, capture changes of
sample information, report any faults regarding the LIMS database. Provide
specialized auxiliary functions within Toxicology Section; sorting/filing of analyst
worksheets and envelopes of seals and labels, store all organs and exhibits.
Adhere to health and safety measures. Render administration services. Assist with
warehouse duties. Liaise with Technical and Quality Manager for removal of waste
in toxicology, blood alcohol/food. Render specialized auxiliary services within Food
Section; apply different methods of testing the samples; prepare samples for
extraction (weighing, grinding) and perform analyses of samples less complex in
ENQUIRIES : Ms AA Grove’ at Tel No: (012) 395-9361
NOTE : A test will be conducted on the day of the interview.
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