LAB ANIMAL ASSISTANT

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Primary animal care for large canine facility at New Bolton Center Campus. Maintain animals and facilities in proper order to be in compliance for various inspection agencies (ex. IACUC, USDA). Daily animal husbandry of canine primary enclosures - mostly chain kennel runs - few transport cages
Daily observations and reporting to senior staff members
Facilitate use of animals in approved studies. Ability to oversee part-time, temporary staff on weekends. Administer medications as directed by veterinarians. Monitor animals after procedures, during recovery. Ability to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. Valid drivers license required.

Qualifications: Ability to lift over 50 lbs. on a routine basis - required
Ability to bend, crouch, climb ladders and do physically demanding work on a daily basis - required
High school diploma or GED - preferred
2 years experience with animals - preferred
Ability to work well with others and work independently - required
Ability to work weekends and Holidays - required
Valid drivers license - required POSITION LOCATED IN KENNETT SQ.- NO PUBLIC TRANS. AVAILABLE

Reference Number: 58-26085

Salary Grade: 022

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: New Bolton Center

Special Requirements:

Job Family: 3-Animal Care