Position Description

Administrative Assistant-Part Time
Location South Pasadena, CA
Job Code 21-051-32A
# of openings 1
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LA Testing/EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a part time Administrative Assistant for its South Pasadena, CA location. This is a support position to the entire laboratory, including the office manager, laboratory department managers and analysts. Looking for a detailed oriented individual responsible for data input and client interaction. Good telephone and computer skills. Self-motivating and multi-tasking abilities desired.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Receive environmental samples and enter Chain of Custody into LIMS system.
Accept shipping and handling items received by the laboratory from clients- will train
Review paperwork for all incoming samples to ensure completeness and correctness.
Inspect samples to ensure sample integrity is retained and that the packaging is not compromised.
Distribute samples to analysts once logged into LIMS system.
Make sure all samples are placed in the proper storage area to await analysis.
Generate analytical reports and enter data produced by analysts into the computer system for the production of the final, client ready report. Reports are generated in the priority in which the department managers and/or office manager assigns them.
Ensure the final report is prepared within the required time frame and that the results are reported to the client in a timely manner.
Mail reports and invoices to clients.
Create and file final reports and invoices.
Create new job/projects using proprietary database software.
Answer high volume phone calls and interface with clients.
Assist with customer service client questions via phone and e-mail.
Act as a liaison between clients and laboratory staff.
Clerical duties such as answering phones, filing, faxing, assisting clients, scanning, and mailing as necessary.

High School Degree or equivalent.
Excellent Customer Service Skills- Customer Service Experience is a plus.
Science Background is desirable i.e.: science education background or laboratory experience.
Excellent computer skills.
Must be proficient in MS Office especially Excel and typing.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with clientele.
Willing and able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task.
Must be able to prioritize work assignments.
Must be organized and have attention to detail.
Must be able to stand and sit for various lengths of time.
Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds

Available Shift:
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Training to start Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. extra hours may be required to meet business demands. 

LA Testing offers a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, mold & bacteria (microbiology), lead paint, indoor air quality, and industrial hygiene applications.

Our unmatched capacity coupled with a companywide focus on customer satisfaction makes no project too large or too small. Our corporate research and development capabilities allow us to bring new methodologies on line quickly to meet new industry challenges and client needs.

We are committed to providing reliable, defensible data in a standardized and user-friendly format. Rapid turnaround and competitive prices make the dependable results you get that much more valuable.

LA Testing...delivering unmatched quality!

To find out more information about LA Testing please visit our web site at 

EOE including Veterans and Disabled.

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