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Laboratory Logistics and Transportation Specialist

Posted: July 01, 2024
Salary:US$24 - US$26 per hour + Medical, Vision, Dental, Weekly Pay, Sick Pay
Job type: Contract
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Laboratory Logistics and Transportation Specialist

Seattle, WA 98104

A Blood Center in Seattle is looking for a Laboratory Logistics and Transportation Specialist to join their team.

This is a multifaceted position with an emphasis on transportation. They can expect a strong mix of courier and delivery responsibilities in addition to administrative and direct laboratory support. This positional is essential to the deliverance of blood samples and other products to hospital systems within the greater Seattle area and has three major aspects - Courier, Laboratory Aid, Dispatch.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Courier
    • Transport blood related products supplies and other materials from labs to the clients local hospital partners
    • This client have 15 hospital partners and will require transport to the following regions (Seattle, Shoreline, Renton, Bellevue)
    • High volume of deliveries so the candidate expect to work under fairly fast paced conditions
  • Laboratory Aid
    • Appropriately document unacceptable specimens and products and escalate appropriately
    • Perform data entry for both patients and donors
    • Continued documentation as tasks are completed, paying close attention to detail
    • Note - in this position you will operate with specimens directly meaning you will see blood. This is an aspect of the position you must be comfortable with
  • Dispatch
    • Telephonic communications with both vendors and internal team members
    • This client uses an internal computer system to help coordinate local and regional transportation - so computer skills will be essential to this position


  • High School Diploma
  • Clean Driving Record (No DUIs, No Excessive Speeding Tickets)

Additional Skills:

  • Lab Experience
  • Customer Service Experience
  • Transportation Experience'
  • Able to Multitask/work in an environment that is fast paced
  • Reliability - attendance is imperative
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail


2 Options

  • Sun - Thursday 8 hour shifts w/ variable start times between 130 PM - 330 PM
  • Must be able to work all 3 shifts

  • 1st shift 5:30 AM - 9 AM (start time)
  • 2nd shift 1:30 PM - 3 PM (start time)
  • 3rd shift 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM (start time), bigger run 12:30 AM (start time)

Schedules come out every 2 weeks and open availability is needed on days for this opening. Candidates are scheduled for 1 week each shift (IE - may work 1st shift week one and 3rd shift week two). Overtime is available for openings

Contract Length:

800 Hours. Opportunity to convert to permanent hire after satisfactory completion of contract.


$24 - $26 (Dependant on experience)


401(k) Retirement Plan, multiple medical, dental and vision plan options, Short Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance Plan, Weekly Pay, Paid Sick Time Offered in WA (1 hour of sick time for every 30 hours worked)