• Biohazardous Waste Process Technician

    Job ID
    Regular Part-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Clinical Research Support Services
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.

    The incumbent reports to the Glassware supervisor and works independently in performing daily responsibilities according to departmental standard operating procedures. Non-routine decisions are referred to the supervisor or manager.


    • Responsible for the packing of the Centers bio-hazardous waste for pick-up by Waste Management.
    • Learn and perform all duties in accordance with established departmental safety procedures and standards.
    • Signing of manifest for waste pick-up.
    • DOT training in proper waste packaging.
    • The packing up of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) glassware processed by Glassware.
    • Responsible for the weekly un-packing and stocking of the media in the Media pick-up room.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • High school graduate or GED
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 lbs
    • Biohazard processing experience preferred

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    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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