Responsible for shipping and receiving, processing, and
administration of samples, which
involve knowledge of fundamental lab and administration
policies, programs, and practices
while completing appropriate forms, documents, and databases.
These roles can provide a
variety of services in the maintaining of information, shipping,
receiving, samples and
materials, and related areas.
This class specification lists the major duties and requirements
of the job and is not all-inclusive.
Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other
than those contained in this document
and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and
1. Provides a variety of services using warehouse and lab
support knowledge covering
multiple areas of sample administration, including receiving,
preparation, shipping, and disposal; samples involve fundamental
2. Reviews, completes, and processes various standard types of
databases, and related materials and information.
3. Picks up, transports, and delivers samples, documents,
materials, and other items as
4. Cleans, maintains, and stocks supplies, tools, paperwork, and
related items; disposes
of materials and samples using well-established guidelines and
5. Determines short-holds and rush samples and prioritizes based
6. Provides fundamental support in the application and
assistance to staff and
management regarding sample, equipment, and shipping/receiving
policies, programs, and practices.
7. Assists in the review and implementation of sampling,
shipping/receiving administration policies, practices, and
programs to meet
organizational, operations, and management needs.
8. Assists with ensuring compliance with applicable laws, rules,
and regulations; receives
guidance and direction or escalates when required.
9. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the
department's service to its
customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating
as an active member
of a work team.
10. Promotes and supports the overall mission of Pace Analytical
courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with
customers and staff; acts
in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent; experience in related work is
preferred; OR an equivalent
combination of education, training, and experience. One year of
experience in a lab or office
setting is preferred.
Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses
and certificates being maintained in active
status without suspension or revocation.
Valid Driver's License is often required.
Required Knowledge and Skills
Fundamental principles, practices, and techniques of sample and
Fundamental principles, practices, and techniques of shipping
Understanding of the daily administration and oversight of
sample programs, policies,
Safe driving principles and practices.
Fundamental methods to resolve sample administrative or
questions, and concerns.
Ability to learn standard applicable organizational policies and
procedures on sample,
equipment, and shipping/receiving administration.
Computer applications and systems related to the work.
Principles and practices to serving as an effective project team
Methods to communicate with staff, coworkers, and customers to
effective, and appropriate operations.
Correct business English, including spelling, grammar, and
Performing fundamental sample, equipment, and shipping/receiving
duties in a variety of assigned areas.
Providing standard support within varied sampling and
Serving as a team member working with customers and
Safely operating a motor vehicle
Operating in both a team and individual contributor
Interpreting, applying, and explaining organizational policies
Maintaining databases, forms, documents, and related
Using initiative and judgment within established department
policies and procedures.
Using tact, discretion, and prudence in working with those
contacted in the course of
Performing effective oral presentations to groups and peers and
Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work
unit goals, objectives,
Required Skills (continued):
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
with a variety of
individuals contacted in the course of the work.
The physical demands described herein are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Mobility to work in a lab and office setting, use standard
office and lab equipment
and stamina to sit for extended periods of time; exerting up to
50 pounds of force
occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift,
carry, push, pull or
move objects; vision to read printed materials and computer
screens; and hearing
and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.
Work is performed in a lab and office setting. Work is subject
chemicals, fumes, gasses,
noxious odors, and related items in a lab and samples