ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

  • General Assistant/Laboratory Assistant

    Location CA-BC-Burnaby
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Do you have a can-do attitude and like to keep busy? Do you want to do something different? Are you motivated by a rapidly changing environment and ambitious goals? Then we have a position for you!

    Location: ALS Environmental, Burnaby

    About the Company

    ALS Environmental operates a network of laboratories and provides an extensive range of environmental analytical testing services, including soil, water, air, biota, radiochemistry and industrial hygiene. We are a global company with competitive wages, a robust benefits program, and excellent career growth.


    If you’re passionate about working in a team environment, then we want to hear from you. Previous laboratory experience or post-secondary education is not required. Full training will be provided!


    We have immediate openings for multiple positions. You could be involved in:

    • Routine laboratory functions such as preparing samples for analysis and lab maintenance;
    • Receive samples and work orders and enter information into our laboratory data system;

    • Organize samples and transport them in the laboratory;

    • Coordinating incoming work to direct priorities;

    • Shipping, receiving, and general warehouse duties;

    • Preparing reagents, standards and restocking laboratory consumables;

    • Operate basic laboratory equipment while maintaining records and documentation;

    • Learning and using industry leading procedures and processes in analytical testing;

    • Engaging in our safety culture to meet and exceed safety standards;

    • Challenging yourself to meet quick turnaround commitments.



    • Ability to accurately and efficiently enter data using a computer;
    • Able to work independently or as part of a team;
    • Good English communication skills (written and verbal);
    • Able to lift up to 30lbs or 50lbs at various times throughout the shift;
    • Experience working in a fast-paced or production environment an asset;

    For further details: 

    • We have immediate openings and candidates interested in this opportunity should apply online at;
    • We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted;
    • For the employee referral bonus program this position is eligible for a Level A bonus award. 


    ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued. We therefore encourage applications from all individuals; particularly women, First nations, people with disabilities and visible minorities.


    ALS also welcomes applications from people with all levels of ability. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



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