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  • Animal Tech I

    Job Location(s) US-PA-Denver
    Job Number
    2018-25191
    Job Category
    Scientific Entry Level
    Position Type
    Temporary
  • Job Overview

    • Assist with the feeding of all species (large & small) within the animal facilities
    • Assist with the changing of all soiled animal cage units
    • Sanitation of all equipment used in the process of cleaning
    • Assist with the operation of cage washer and tunnel washer
    • Dumping of all animal pans to remove waste and bedding
    • Feed all animals; daily, weekends & Holidays
    • GRP/ and Good Documentation training required
    • Must document sanitation practices
    • Bedding of animal pens and stalls
    • Observation of animals, reporting health issues
    • Assist with the receiving of animals into the facilities
    • Must train on specific animal handling according to the Guide on Animal Handling and Husbandry
    • Must understand processes under ABSL-2 conditions
    • Help maintain AAALAC accreditation and regulatory compliance
    • Assist with shipping animals out of the facility
    • Must understand the use of chemicals in the facilities and how to find/read MSDS

    Education/Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent

     

    Experience

    • Experience as an animal caretaker a plus
    • Some computer skills
    • Good communication skills

     

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