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Vacancy: Laboratory Technician

Blantyre City Council is inviting applications for the position  of Laboratory   Technician

Ref : BCC/VACS/ADC/125/2023/7

Position                 :       Laboratory Technician

Reporting              :         Sewarage Engineer

Grade                   :         M9/S4

Salary                   :         In line with Terms and Conditions of Services for Blantyre City  Council

QUALIFICATIONS   :         Diploma in Biomedical Sciences from a recognized institution

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepares and carries out diagnostic laboratory tests.
  1. Operates and maintains standard laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, titrators, pipetting machines and pH meters.
  2. Takes precise and accurate notes of experiments and their results and sometimes interprets or presents those results to senior colleagues.
  3. Prepares specimens and samples.
  4. Supervises experiments as they run.
  5. Cleans lab equipment and keeps it in serviceable condition.
  6. Carries out routine maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment.
  7. Ensures the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced and that everything is clearly and properly labelled.
  8. Follows strict safety procedures and safety checks
  9. Liaises with laboratory suppliers as required


Applications with copies of certificates should be sent to

The Secretary

Appointments and Disciplinary Committee

Blantyre City Council

Private Bag 67


The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 30th June 2023.