As advised by public health officials, CALA staff continue to work remotely until further notice. All staff have access to both email and voice mail, email is preferred when possible. If you are unsure who to contact, please use the following email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CALA is always seeking highly motivated experts to assess the conformance of laboratories to the international standard ISO/IEC 17025. Assessors are key to the success of the accreditation program, and are the people on the front-line who are gathering evidence on-site to demonstrate that a laboratory is conforming to the international standard ISO/IEC 17025. Assessors may work by themselves or on a team; regardless, it’s a rewarding role to know that you contributed to the accreditation process and ultimately — the health, safety and welfare of all Canadians.
Be a part of the team!
- Possess credentials in one or more of laboratory management, quality practices, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, toxicology, radiochemistry, microbiology, air analysis or asbestos analysis.
- Have at least five years relevant experience.
- Hold a university degree or technical diploma.
- Work in a laboratory or laboratory-related environment.
- Possess good organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Attend the 4-day CALA Lead Assessor/Assessor course.
- Conduct at least six CALA assessments on a volunteer basis, over a three year period.
NOTE: CALA will fund all assessor related travel and training.