LAB ANIMAL ASST/TECH ASST LAB ANIMAL
Duties: Floater Tech Asst Lab Animal/Tech Lab Animal - Provide laboratory animal care to a variety of laboratory animals in a safe, humane and sanitary manner, adhering to all federal, state, local and University regulations, guidelines and policies. Feeds, waters, and changes cages, operates and maintains sanitation and sterilization equipment; maintains records; makes observations and reports animal health and conditions to the supervisor. Required to float from one facility to the next on an as needed basis. Will be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Qualifications: Tech Assist Lab Animal: High school diploma or equivalent is required plus either one of the following: (1) one year experience in a lab animal facility (animal care experience); or (2) AALAS certification at the ALAT level. Plus knowledge of proper handling and restraint techniques of laboratory animals.
Tech Lab Animal - High school diploma or equivalent required plus either one of the following: Three years experience in a lab animal facility (animal care experience); or AALAS certification at the LAT level.
Both positions require: Ability to read, write and comprehend English. Ability to follow both written and verbal instructions. Ability to explain problems/issues/solutions. Must be service oriented and able to work as a team member. Able to repetitively lift 50 lbs. Ability to stand for long periods. Must pass pre-employment physical examination before starting work. Ability to work weekends/holidays/overtime as required. May be required to pass FBI background check. Computer skills a plus.
Reference Number: 83-26542
Salary Grade: 022/023
Employment Type: Non-Exempt
Job Family: 3-Animal Care