Microbiology Laboratory Technician II


starts at $25.00 per hour


Monday – Friday, 10am – 6:30pm


FOLLOWING MONTH after start date

  • Health, Vision, Dental, Short, Critical, Life and Pet Insurance

After 90 Days

  • Paid Time Off (rates are prorated per your start date) + Paid Holidays

  • Quarterly Performance-Based Reviews for yearly Merit Increase eligibility

After 1 Year

  • 120 Hours of Paid Vacation (separate bank from PTO)

  • 401k Matching and Education Assistance Program

  • 5% Annual bonus (granted per company goals)

  • COSTCO Membership (new hires can participate during our annual sign up/renewal period in March)


  • BS in Microbiology, Food Science, Biology, Chemistry or related science preferred.
  • 1 yr laboratory experience and/or in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience with LIS or MS Office
  • Aseptic technique and serial dilutions


  • A legal right to work in the United States
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

  • For those applying out of the area: We love working for such an awesome company within the beautiful Pacific NW and understand your motivation is to do the same! Please recognize that relocation packages are not being offered at this time.


Performs routine laboratory testing with the aid of laboratory equipments and follows standard operating policies and procedures. Specific tasks are clearly defined by work instructions for each operation in the job rotation. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Data entry and maintenance of sample logs and notebooks.
  • Sample preparation including weighing, ph adjustment and serial dilutions.
  • Equipment maintenance, calibration, temperature monitoring and quality control.
  • Analyze samples according to standard operating policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to HWP safety policies and good laboratory practices with focus on aseptic techniques.
  • Bacterial culture, colony count and media preparation.
  • Report verification and writing.
  • Assist in method development, validation and SOP preparation as needed.
  • Participate in training new staff.
  • Inventory of reagents and supplies.
  • Ability to be at the physical location of the job at the designated shift assigned.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to successfully pass all job-related tests and certifications required for working in a cGMP, quality environment including but not limited to: inspections and GMP requirements to perform essential functions of the job. Must re-qualify every year on all job-related tests and certifications as job or qualifications require.