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Lab Clerk - Dental Clinic

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Position Information

Position Title Lab Clerk - Dental Clinic
Posting Number ES1070P
Job Posting Open Date 05/09/2023
Job Posting Close Date 06/04/2023
Anticipated Layoff Start Date #1
Anticipated Layoff End Date #1
Anticipated Layoff Start Date #2
Anticipated Layoff End Date #2
Position Start Date 09/05/2023
Position End Date
Location Lansdowne
Applicant Portal Position Category Support Staff
Employee Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Pay Grade S - Pay Grade 2
Salary $21.77 - $23.22 per hour
Number of positions to be hired under this posting 1
Additional Pay Considerations
Days of the Week Monday to Friday
Work Schedule

6 hours a week TBD with possibility for additional hours.
Total Hours Per Week 6
Position Reason Replacement
Position Type Regular Part Time
Posting Type Employees & General Public
Division/School Health & Human Services
Department Dental Assistant & Hygiene
Job Description
Under the supervision of the Chair of Dental Programs, the Lab Clerk, Dental Clinic, is primarily responsible for cleaning and organizing the dental clinic equipment and supplies as well as supporting and maintaining safety in the Dental Clinic. Working with guidance from the Superavisor, Dental Clinic, the lab clerk is part of a collaborative team who foster the learning of dental skills in a clinic environment.

• Sterilizes and disinfects dental instruments and/or equipment used on students and clients in the dental clinic;
• Operates sterilizers and X-Ray processing machines;
• Reports any equipment malfunction and/or repair needs to the Supervisor, Dental Clinic;
• Stocks the dental clinic cupboards and trolleys;
• Prepare equipment and supplies for faculty as requested;
• Conducts regular cleaning of clinic equipment to maintain an orderly and secure physical environment;
• Counts inventory supplies when directed by the Supervisor, Dental Clinic, on an annual or bi-annual basis;
• Attend meetings as required;
• Performs other related duties similar in scope and complexity.
Grade 12 education, Certified Dental Assistant and six months experience in dental health care, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Good communication skills and a proven ability to work effectively with others. Ability to perform physical activities such as pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying moderately heavy equipment and/or items (up to 40lbs).
The core capabilities are required for all positions at the college.
Focus on Students and Their Success (Core)
• We all have a role to play in promoting and supporting students – directly or indirectly – contributing to their success, education and transition as they build their path to the future.
Cultural Alignment (Core)
• Inclusion and respect align with Camosun’s traditions of lifelong learning and positive, supportive experiences for all. We examine our individual and institutional cultures and, through indigenization, consider other ways of knowing (thinking), being (approaches), doing (acting), and relating.
Fostering and Nurturing Relationships (Core)
• Fostering and nurturing relationships is at the core of everything we do. Successful workplace relationships take time to develop and include building trust, engagement and collaboration.
Posting Detail Information

Open Until Filled
Posting Information
Special Instructions to Applicants Regular employees as defined in the CUPE Collective Agreement shall be considered prior to all others.
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Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Camosun College values diversity as a strength and strives to be an equitable and inclusive college community of students and employees. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that adheres to the BC Human Rights Code which protects against discrimination based on Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical and mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age. The College also recognizes and honors UNDRIP, the TRC Calls to Actions and the BC Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ Act. Going beyond legislation, Camosun recognizes the historical and persistent inequities that many people of marginalized groups have faced in society and in the workplace. We seek to dismantle these barriers through systemic and institutional changes focused on strengthening inclusive hiring practices, accessibility and organizational culture. We recognize that moving towards more equitable communities is an ongoing and evolving journey - one which the College is committed to undertaking. Since Camosun plays an important role in creating change within communities, it is our hope that our employees reflect the diversity of our students and experience an inclusive and supportive work environment. Please contact Human Resources for more information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the nature of your eligibility to work in Canada?
    • Canadian Citizen
    • Permanent Resident
    • Work Permit
  3. If you have a valid work permit, please indicate its expiry date (mm/dd/yy)

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents