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ED05 - Microbiologist II

Band 6
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$37,945$54,074$70,204

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Performs complex microbiological examinations and clinical research.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is a senior journey-level class which may involve lead worker responsibilities.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Performs complex microscopic, biochemical and serological tests and examinations on human and animal specimens.
Performs complex qualitative and quantitative examinations on milk, water and food samples to assess bacteriological and physical qualities.
Conducts standardized quality control procedures in all areas of assigned work.
Trains and directs laboratory professionals and paraprofessionals.
Analyzes new laboratory procedures and conducts special research projects.
Serves as an expert witness for judicial and administrative proceedings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of the principles and laboratory applications of microbiology.
Ability to perform examinations, analyses and experiments related to an assigned specialty area.
Ability to lead, supervise and train laboratory professionals and paraprofessionals.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree in microbiology or medical technology and experience in a laboratory setting related to the area of employment; or a bachelor's degree in the natural sciences with academic credits in biology and experience in a laboratory setting related to the area of employment. A doctorate in microbiology may be substituted for the required work experience.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in microbiology or medical technology and experience in a laboratory setting related to the area of employment; or a bachelor's degree in the natural sciences with academic credits in biology and experience in a laboratory setting related to the area of employment. A doctorate in microbiology may be substituted for the required work experience.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.

 

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