Job description

Duties: Provides experienced laboratory animal care to a variety of laboratory animals in a safe, humane and sanitary manner; adhering to all federal, state, and local regulations, guidelines and policies. Feeds, waters and changes cages, maintains animals in specialized housing, such as barrier or containment facilities; Operates and maintains sanitation and sterilization of equipment. Administers routine treatments and medications. May assist the supervisor in training new employees; may act as functional supervisor in the absence of the supervisor. May provide census and cage card management using the POLARIS software system.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required plus either one of the following: Five years experience in laboratory animal facility; or AALAS certification as LATG and four years experience in laboratory animal facility.

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: 83-29480

Salary Grade: 025

Employment Type: Non-Exempt


Special Requirements:

Job Family: 3-Animal Care




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Posted: 8/10/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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