Starting Salary: 12.50-14.00
General Job Description: If you like doing precision work with your hands, are artistic, and are interested in health care, a career as a dental technician may be for you. Dental Laboratory Technology combines science and art. Since each dental patient's needs are different, the duties of a dental laboratory technician vary. Dental technicians seldom work directly with patients however; they are a critical member of the dental care team. They work closely with dentists' to create dental restorations that are both attractive and functional. We use the latest technology to manufacture a variety of dental appliances including crowns, bridges, partials, dentures and orthodontics appliances.
You will be given the tools and resources to make a difference in the lives of the patients we serve while adding to the growing success of our Agile work environment that values smart, capable, creative people who are able to work in self organizing teams. Personal accountability, courage, curiosity, a willingness to learn and respectful interactions are a MUST.
DPS is a family owned full service laboratory with over 40 years of history providing dentists with high quality dental appliances. We offer a competitive salary, benefit package and on the job training. Prior dental experience a plus, but we are willing to train the right person.
High School Courses Important to Position: art, computer aided design, graphic design, ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture
Additional Training or Certifications Needed to Qualify for Position: Some college preferred but not required, classroom and on the job training provided
Specific skills that businesses and organizations recognize as fundamental to employment (life skills): team work, collaboration, problem solving, strong work ethic, excellent communication skills
Other jobs available in the company: advancement opportunities include group leader or supervisory positions, or technical leadership