Lab Animal Tech I
Job Title: Lab Animal Tech I
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 222984
Required Qualifications High School diploma or equivalent.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentiality
Willingness and ability to work with animals
Knowledge of animal husbandry/care is preferred/desired
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesPreferred Qualifications
A degree from an accredited college or university, certification, or training in the field of Laboratory Animal Science or animal related field is desired.Experience in the field of Laboratory Animal Science or animal related field is desired.
Responsibilities This position requires manual labor in the care and feeding of laboratory animals. Work involves caring for laboratory animals in accordance with specific directions given by a supervisor. Duties include feeding and watering of animals, transferring animals from cages and cleaning the cages, rooms and adjacent areas. Duties also include assembly line cage washing and clean cage preparation. Work is performed under general supervision and is reviewed through observation of the animals and the cleanliness of cages, rooms and adjacent areas.The duties include, but are not limited to:
Feed and water all animals according to specified standards. Routine cleaning and sanitization of feeding and water utensils and cages. Work in Cage wash as required. Observe the animals and report any abnormal findings. If an expired animal is found, proper identification and storage/disposal is required. Change bedding and caging periodically in accordance with Federal Regulations to insure proper care of animals.Disinfect animal areas at routine intervals. Notify Supervisor of any abnormalities in the physical environment of the animal facilities. Inspect and report any malfunctions of equipment such as thermostats, hygro-thermometers, lights, sanitation equipment, carts, etc.Keep supply levels adequately maintained. Keep storage areas clean and organized. Load and unload supplies as required.Participate in continuing education course of Laboratory Animal care.Perform other duties incidental to work described herein as required.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: 8 Salary: $12.81/hour
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: Until FilledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
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