Animal Care Technician I
Animal Care Technician IUniversity Comparative Medicine Program
Location: New Orleans, LASummary
Performs routine duties associated with animal care in a research setting. Prepares food and feeds animals, administers medications, maintains sanitary conditions, observes animal conditions and behavior, and collects animal specimens. May assist in animal restraint, maintaining animal housing and minor cage maintenance. Performs related responsibilities as required. Employees in the classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents. Required to work weekend and holiday and emergency work schedule. This position is considered essential personnel.Required Qualifications
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- One year of animal husbandry or previous animal care experience