Laboratory Assistant (Contract)


Northern Laboratories (2010) Ltd. is an analytical testing laboratory located in Prince Rupert, BC. Our primary business is testing drinking water to ensure that the province’s high standards for quality and safety are met.  We also perform chemical and bacteriological tests on landfill leachates, sewage treatment plant effluents, and other systems.

Northern Labs is looking for a temporary Laboratory Assistant.


  • Regular laboratory upkeep and cleaning – washing glassware/test tubes, cleaning benches, mopping
  • Assist with shipping and receiving
  • Assist with sample log-in and data entry
  • Follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) requirements
  • Ensure adherence to all procedures and policies (safety, quality, employment and technical)
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Ideal candidate will have:
  • Must be capable of working with minimal supervision
  • Must be well organized and able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Must be a careful/organized and meticulous worker
  • Strong customer service focus, interpersonal and organizational abilities
  • Demonstrated judgment, creativity, integrity and ability to problem solve
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal

Computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel

– Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs such as coolers, etc.

At Northern Labs we are devoted to ongoing learning and are committed to providing the members of our team with the tools needed for their success. If you are self-motivated and passionate about ensuring the continued health of our local community and environment, send your resume by email to