Technical Officer

Also known as: Laboratory Technician.

Laboratory Workers assist Scientists in the physical, chemical and biological sciences by collecting and preparing samples, carrying out experiments, making measurements, recording results for critical analysis.


  • Clean maintain and set up equipment for use in experiments;
  • Collect, classify and preserve specimens;
  • Carry out experimental procedures such as analysing samples and monitoring processes;
  • Use computer and computer interfaced equipment; and
  • Carry out routine quality assurance checks.

Skills Required

  • Enjoy scientific activities;
  • Able to produce accurate and detailed work;
  • Good eyesight and normal colour vision; and
  • Able to work as part of a team.


$60,000 - $75,000