Animal Care Technician II

Job description

Animal Care Technician IIUniversity Comparative Medicine

Location: New Orleans, LA


Performs routine and specialized duties associated with animal care, including feeding, medicating, cleaning, restraint and transportation. Maintains adequate inventory of necessary supplies and equipment. Observes animal behavior and conditions, collects specimens and provides technical assistance to research and veterinary personnel. Performs minor repairs and maintains animal housing facility. May train and supervise new technicians (ACT Trainee to ACT Level I). Performs related responsibilities as required. Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents. Required to work weekend, emergency and holiday work schedule.

This position is considered essential personnel.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent and two years of animal husbandry or related animal care experience


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field


  • Graduation from a two-year veterinary technician program


  • One year of laboratory animal experience and certification as an AALAS Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician

Preferred Qualifications




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Posted: 4/3/2021
Application Due: 7/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time