BioSafety Associate

Posted 2 weeks ago

Location: Los Alamos, NM

Compensation: $70K – $90K+

About this opportunity:

Pebble Labs is a cutting-edge biotechnology company dedicated to using science to improve the human condition, by developing novel strategies to address real life problems in a sustainable and environmentally conscious manner. We are rapidly growing and are looking for enthusiastic and driven contributors to join a multicultural and diverse scientific team.

As a critical member of our safety team, you will be responsible for working with our Safety Director on maintaining and improving safety for our Biolab operations.

This is an opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team under the supervision of a Safety Director. As we continue to grow, so will your role and the scope of the challenges you will learn to take on.


What is required for this role:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health & Safety, Biology, Industrial Hygiene, microbiology or a related field


    • Preferably a Master’s or PhD in Environmental Health & Safety
    • 3+ years of laboratory health and safety experience


  • 1+ years of research experience in a life science laboratory
  • Laboratory compliance experience with but not limited to EPA, USDA, EPCRA, OSHA, OBA, and NIH


  • Extensive knowledge of laboratory microbiology and molecular genetics procedures
  • Chemical Hygiene Experience including procurement, use, storage, and correct disposal of chemicals
  • Biomaterial Handling – experience in managing biomaterials including physical inventory and maintaining/updating biomaterial handling procedures for storing, shipping, and receiving
  • Communication impact – strong written and verbal communication skills


Ideal Qualifications:

    • Safety Ergonomics – experience working with scientific teams and their environment


  • OSHA Certifications
  • Knowledge of OSHA and Federal Regulations for BSL-1 and BSL-2 containment practices


    • Collaboration – a team player who can work in a high activity, fast-paced environment
    • Self-Starter – can work independently and be able to collaborate with senior scientists and managers to make appropriate and timely decisions
    • Biology Experience – ideally plant biology experience


  • Teaching Experience



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