Appointments are subject to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval OFFICE OF CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER CITYWIDE JOB VACANCY NOTICE Civil Service Title: Laboratory Helper Level: I Title Code No: 82107 Salary: $29,437 Office Title: Laboratory Helper Work Location: 421 East 26th Street, NYC Division/Work Unit: Forensic Biology Number of Positions: 1 Hours/Shift: Thirty-five hours over a seven day period; may work evenings and a rotating weekend day. The Office of Chief Medical Examiner investigates cases of persons who die within New York City from criminal violence, by accident, by suicide, suddenly when in apparent health, when unattended by a physician, in a correctional facility or in any suspicious or unusual manner or where an application is made pursuant to law for a permit to cremate a body of a person. We exist to provide answers in support of families, victims and community during times of profound need. JOB DESCRIPTION The core values of the OCME are to put the mission of the agency first, to be truly dedicated and to have integrity in every aspect of our professional life. Under the general supervision, selected candidate will be responsible for the following tasks but are not limited to the following: â€¢ Maintain and distribute supplies and equipment in labs, bio-vestibules and offices â€¢ Input inventory into the Forensic Biology Inventory Database; submit monthly count for Staples and Spend Map requisitions â€¢ Monitor QA/QC Database and fulfill these laboratory requests in a timely manner and reach out to analysts by phone or email if questions arise about certain items â€¢ Maintain inventory of all supplies and equipment, notify supervisor of low stock items in timely manner to allow sufficient time for ordering and keep stock rooms neat and organized â€¢ Receive deliveries from receiving department, check merchandise against packing slips to verify accuracy and note any breakage, missing or back-ordered items - notify supervisor of any problems in order to make arrangements with vendor, if necessary. Notify QA for proper storage of chemicals/perishables. Enter deliveries into QA/QC database â€¢ Assist with escorting vendors around building to service and maintain laboratory equipment â€¢ Maintain all Xerox and printers for F-Bio offices and lab areas â€“ refill paper, check toner, submit work request for repairs â€¢ Prepare unused or outdated equipment for salvage; photograph and document for pickup. â€¢ Distribute interoffice mail and case files between floors daily; check mailboxes 3 times daily â€¢ Transport freezers and refrigerators to and from labs for maintenance â€¢ Other duties as assigned.