Sampling Technician

  • Company:
    Eurofins New Zealand Food and Water
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    24 hours ago
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Job Description

Due to an increase in sampling requirements, we have a vacancy for a part time Sampler within the Dunedin Laboratory at Eurofins ELS Dunedin, and we are seeking candidates for this exciting opportunity. 

Based at our Dunedin Food and Water Testing Laboratory, this is a hands-on role reporting to the Laboratory Manager.  The purpose of the role is to collect samples on a roster basis, this involves  collecting water samples from around the  Dunedin and Clutha district including but not limited to domestic taps, pump houses, reservoirs, water mains, rivers, sea, pools and waste treatment plants in an approved manner.  Days of work are 8 hours per day  2 to 3 days a week including weekends, additional  hours may be required on some occasions.

This is a permanent part time position. This is an entry level position and would suit a new graduate wanting to enter the laboratory field or someone returning to the workforce.

 Reporting to the Laboratory Manager the role will focus on but is not limited to:

  • To plan and carry out the days sampling programme to make the best use of time and to travel the least distance possible.

  • To accurately record details relating to time, place and on site measurements

  • To operate in accordance with the Company’s Quality and Procedures and H&S manuals, ensuring that sample integrity is maintained at all times.

  • Assisting with other tasks as required


As an important role within Eurofins-ELS the following selection criteria are essential for success:

  • Attention to detail, and proficient computer skills are essential
  • Has a tertiary degree in science
  • Must have a current NZ driver’s license
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Must be available to work weekends
  • Desire to continually learn and improve

Must have a valid NZ work visa or be a NZ resident

Additional Information

If you have the necessary skills and experience, please submit a resume and a cover letter (1 page maximum), you should include the reason you are applying for this position and must show relevant experience.  Applications to be received no later than 9 of September 2020 to

All candidate CV's and cover letter's will be reviewed, however please note that we are not always able to respond to every expression of interest submitted.  

This opportunity is only open to candidates who are eligible to work in Australia/New Zealand, and already have work rights or an appropriate working visa.