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Laboratory Technician- Richmond, CA (ID #14633)

Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions (CNTS) provides technical support services and project support personnel to its defense and civilian agency clients. CNTS specializes in locating hard-to-find candidates for rapid response requests throughout the country. It provides a tailored management approach for complex government programs and disciplines including medical, science, geospatial intelligence, engineering, construction, research and development, facilities management, information technology, program management and mission support. Wholly owned by Cherokee Nation, CNTS is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.

Seeking Environmental Laboratory Technician(s) to work with a team of 25 environmental professionals in Richmond, CA. The position is full-time (32-40 hours per week). The successful candidate will possess sufficient skills and abilities to conduct laboratory support activities such as glassware cleaning, inventory maintenance, and data entry.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • General laboratory support (e.g., glassware preparation) following detailed instructions.
  • Assist with sample preparation and analysis as time allows.
  • Typical assignments require working on your feet while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE, generally a lab coat, safety glasses, and gloves) for most of the day.
  • Filing, data entry, word processing or similar clerical tasks may be assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required;
  • Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds.
  • Attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Administrative support skills including word processing and editing, spreadsheet and database maintenance, scheduling and calendar management (preferably with web-based tools) are preferred.
  • Experience working in MS Office applications is preferred;
  • Experience working within a team environment is preferred;
  • “Hands-on” experience in a laboratory setting is preferred;
  • Possession of OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER is desirable.
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required.

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2018 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at “” This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.