Down to Earth Labs is currently hiring a seasonal employee to join our team for the summer testing season. We are looking for a Laboratory Technician Assistant to help in processing and analyzing samples to provide customers with accurate and timely results.


Duties will include but are not limited to the following:


Sample Preparation

•            Prepare soil and tissue samples

o   Dry samples for analysis

o   Grind samples for analysis


Sample Analysis

•            Assist Technicians in the analysis of samples for a variety of analytes

•            Record results accurately

•            Adhere to Quality Control programs



•            Use and maintain equipment, such as scales and pH electrodes



•            Keep work area clean and tidy during analysis

•            Clean work area following analysis

•            Leave work area prepared for next day analysis


Job Specifics:


Hours are 40 hours per week, with a four-day work week

Monday to Thursday or Tuesday to Friday

Start time is 5-6am

Start day is ASAP

Seasonal term duration is 8 to 10 weeks

Wage TBD



The desired candidate will be able to work quickly and efficiently with high attention to detail. They should be able to work effectively without supervision and among a team environment. There are no educational requirements, although lab experience would be an asset as well as an agricultural background.


Application Instructions:


Please email cover letter and resume to with the subject title “Laboratory Technician Assistant Job Application” or apply in person to the office, located at 3510 6th Ave North, Lethbridge.