Science Lab Technician I

Support Staff
Human Resources Department -
$33,599 - $44,470
Directions To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter emailed to or mailed to Carroll Community College, Human Resources, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157. 

The deadline for applicant email submission is September 17, 2021 or postmarked by same date if submitted via U.S. postal service mail.

To qualify for employment, selected candidates must

  • successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
  • be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment
  • be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, or DC as of the first day of employment
  • be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships  
  • complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process

Department:  Sciences

Pay Grade:     6 ($33,599 - $44,470)      

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt                  



The Science Lab Technician I coordinates with the Science Lab Manager and is responsible for providing technical laboratory assistance to science faculty. It reports to the Division Chair, Sciences.



  • Sets up and dismantles instructional laboratory exercises for both students and instructors following safety guidelines for all lab courses.
  • Maintains and cleans lab facilities and equipment.
  • Communicates with faculty to ensure smooth operation of laboratories.
  • Communicates daily with Lab Manager about concerns and issues that may arise.
  • Maintains inventories of chemicals and equipment and communicates supply needs to the Lab Manager.
  • Maintains collection of bacterial stock cultures.
  • Updates MSDS notebooks as needed.
  • Collects lab schedules from all science instructors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Associate degree in a science-related subject
  • At least 20 credits in lab courses
  • Broad knowledge of technical lab procedures, analytical techniques and terminology
  • Minimum of one year’s experience in a lab environment preferred
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive



The work is physically active on a medium level. It involves dealing with chemicals or biological elements as well as laboratory equipment. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:


•      Hear/talk/communicate: must be able to exchange information and communicate

•      Visual acuity: ability to perceive or detect surroundings

•      Mental acuity: able to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter

•      Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)

•      Stand/sit/walk: able to move or traverse from one area to another



College campus, direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments.  Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms.  Use of safe work place practices with office and lab equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; need to follow safety protocol with chemicals and biological elements both in usage and storage to avoid potential dangers.  Avoidance of trips and falls.  Observance of College policies, fire and building safety regulations and traffic laws when/if driving a College vehicle.



This position will be placed on the 12-month grade 6 College salary scale. Actual salary placement based on qualifications and experience. Position includes an excellent fringe benefit package which can be found at: Benefit Guide - Employee 2021 - 2022

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment. 

"Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment."