Job Opening – Decontamination Specialist

BioFire Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).


Decontamination Specialist
Posted: 10/8/2021



Full-Time Reagent Manufacturing

Position Summary:

  • The Decontamination Specialist is responsible for decontamination prevention efforts in all manufacturing work spaces. This person cleans in GMP and/or clean room environments where PPEs or other gowning and entrance/exit procedures must be followed. This person also performs work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Defense’s Quality System


Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Defense’s Quality System.
  • Responsible for cleaning the entry vestibules, RFR, BioChem, Packaging, and Instrument Production areas.
  • Cleaning floors includes sweeping, mopping, and using a floor scrubber.
  • Emptying and removing trash from garbage cans inside and outside and disposing as directed.
  • Dust and clean windows, blinds, vents, furniture, commonly touched surfaces, and mirrors.
  • Clean in areas above the head and underneath furniture/fixtures.
  • Responsible for completing assigned duties with or without directions.
  • Clean and maintain custodial equipment used.
  • Immediately report to Management any problems, damage or needed building repairs.
  • Complete daily reports and/or cleaning logs.
  • Request needed custodial supplies. Restock supply closet.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Training and Education:

  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required.
  • Must have experience working in and with GMP, Manufacturing clean rooms, or hospital environment.
  • 3+ years of direct full-time paid work experience, or part-time direct work experience may be substituted for full-time work experience on a pro-rated basis.



  • Be able to safely lift and maneuver up to 50 pounds.
  • High Attention to detail and follow through.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
  • Receive and follow verbal/written instructions and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to complete job assignments completely and efficiently.
  • Ability to operate custodial equipment, such as floor scrubbers and buffers.
  • Basic computer, email and data entry skills.
  • Knowledge of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets), cleaning products and their methods of use.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, and to maintain good working relationships throughout the company.


Benefits and Compensation:

  • We offer competitive salaries
  • 401k
  • Vacation/holiday pay
  • Medical benefits
  • Stimulating work environment

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