Multiple Vacancies (Satelite Pesticide Analytical Laboratory – Baguio)

Name of Company / Institution: Satellite Pesticide Analytical Laboratory-Baguio, Bureau of Plant Industry

Address: BPI Compound, Guisad Road, Baguio City

Company Brief Description:

The Satellite Pesticide Analytical Laboratory-Baguio (SPAL-Baguio) is under the Plant Product Safety Services Division of the Bureau of Plant Industry, a government agency under the Department of Agriculture. SPAL-Baguio was established by virtue of LOI No. 986 dated 08 February 1980 and mandated to monitor the level of pesticide residues on agricultural crops to ensure safe and quality food supply for local and international market. Analytical services for residue analysis is also rendered to traders, researchers, companies and other clienteles. SPAL-Baguio is one of the five (5) Pesticide Analytical Laboratories of the BPI situated in Northern Luzon that caters the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Region 1, and Region 2.

Job Title: Chemist II (SG 15) Item No. OSEC-DAB-CMT2-7

Job Responsibilities:

1. Analyzes the pesticide residue levels of agricultural crop samples and other agricultural products
2. Conducts verification, validation and improvement of analytical methods for pesticide residue analysis
3. Develops/ improves instrument method for residue detection
4. Prepares report of analysis conducted
5. Prepares recovery control charts
6. Assists in the the periodic preventive maintenance of gas chromatographs/ other equipment
7. Assists in the preparation of accomplishment and other laboratory reports
8. Assists in the documentation and implementation of ISO 17025
9. Assists in the procurement of laboratory supplies and materials
10. Assists in the maintenance of cleanliness in the laboratory
11. Performs other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Job Qualifications:

1. Must be a licensed chemist
2. With a minimum of one (1) year work experience in a chemical laboratory and had undergone a minimum of four (4) hours relevant training
3. Equipped with good oral and written communication skills
4. Highly motivated and have positive working attitude
5. Hands-on in the operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of analytical equipment is an advantage
6. For immediate hiring

Job Title: Chemist I (SG 11) Item No. OSEC-DAB-CMT1-1

Job Responsibilities:

1. Analyzes the pesticide residue levels of agricultural crop samples and other agricultural products
2. Conducts verification, validation and improvement of analytical methods for pesticide residue analysis
3. Develops/improves instrument method for residue detection
4. Prepares report of analysis conducted
5. Prepares pesticide standards and chemical reagents for use in the analysis
6. Interview farmers on pesticide usage, evaluate responses, and prepares survey reports
7. Assists in sample collection and processing
8. Assists in the procurement of laboratory supplies and materials
9. Assists in the documentation for ISO 17025
10. Assists in the maintenance of cleanliness in the laboratory

Job Qualifications:

1. Must be a licensed chemist
2. No work experience required.
However, applicants with work experience in a chemical laboratory and/or hands-on experience on the operation of analytical equipment is of great advantage
3. Equipped with good oral and written communication skills
4. Highly motivated and have positive working attitude
5. Fresh and newly board passers are welcome to apply

Contact Person / Details:
Joy S. Calaunan
Chief, SPAL-Baguio
(074) 442-2668
npalbaguio@yahoo.com.ph

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