Science Laboratory Technician
Permanent, Full-Time, Term-Time Position
This position is responsible for assisting and supporting the Science Department, under the direction of the Dean of Science and the Science Laboratory Coordinator.

About the Role:
Provided below are the principal responsibilities for this position, which must always comply with science laboratory risk assessments. From time to time other duties may be deemed necessary and as determined by the Dean of Science or the Head of Senior School.

  • Assist the Dean of Science with the administration of the Science Department.
  • Assist with the introduction of new risk assessment software.
  • Prepare and maintain materials for science practical classes, experiments and demonstrations.
  • Clear and store materials and equipment when no longer needed.
  • Ensure materials, equipment, work spaces and chemical storage areas are maintained in good order.
  • Assist with the maintenance of Science Department safety registers and implementation of safety standards.
  • Assist with the stocktaking of current materials and equipment.
  • Assist with ordering required materials and equipment where necessary.
  • Accurately enter data into record systems as required.
  • Assist with filing of student folios.
  • Assist with the organisation of events and excursions.
  • Attend College science excursions as required by the Dean of Science.
  • Assist classroom teachers in supervision of students during practical work as requested.
  • Use private vehicle to collect science supplies, if necessary.

To be successful in this position, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of a Certificate IV qualification or equivalent in an appropriate field
  • Strong knowledge of laboratory techniques
  • Strong knowledge of science laboratory risk assessment
  • Strong organisational and clerical practice
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Have an attention for detail
  • Ability to communicate with staff
  • A strong preference will be given to those with Chemistry experience

Applications are invited for this permanent position, commencing 16 January 2023. Applicants must be a Christian and an active member of their church. You will also be required to have a Current Positive Notice Blue Card for Child Related Employment.

About Us
Redlands College has been intentionally building a Christ-centred learning community of excellence for 35 years. As a Prep to Year 12 co-educational learning community of 1400 students located in the beautiful Bayside region of Brisbane, we seek to form and educate students to be active participants in God’s mission and His world. Our holistic College curriculum incorporates academics, vocational education, creative arts, performance music, sport, outdoor education and Christian character development, and is provided by passionate staff committed to inspiring the learning journey of all students.

Redlands College strives to be an employer of choice, providing competitive benefits to staff within a culture focussed on collaboration, innovation and creativity. All staff are required to be practising Christians, who are able to actively express the College’s Christian faith.

How to Apply
Please email Rebecca Bellas, HR Officer at recruitment@redlands.qld.edu.au with the following:
1) Employment Application Form – available via our website employment page
2) Cover Letter
3) Curriculum Vitae (CV)
4) Please respond to the following Key Selection Criteria:

  • Strong knowledge of laboratory techniques
  • Strong knowledge of science laboratory risk assessment
  • Strong organisational and clerical practice
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Ability to communicate with staff

Applications close at 4pm on Friday 2 September 2022. Please note that the College reserves the right to fill this position prior to the closing date.