Responsible for operation and maintenance of equipment used to process and sanitize caging and cage accessories, including HEPA filtered bedding disposal units, mechanical rack washers, bottle fillers, bedding dispensers, bulk autoclaves, floor scrubbing machines, and other associated large industrial equipment. Ensure personnel safety when operating and servicing large industrial equipment such as rack washers and bulk autoclaves, and to ensure effective sanitation temperatures and appropriate remediation procedures when temperatures are not met. Maintaining and documenting detailed records of equipment performance and sanitation in accordance with animal care federal regulations and guidelines. Must work in compliance with institutional chemical, biological, and radiation safety offices as well as federal regulations and guidelines (OSHA). Responsible for proper assembly and staging of clean caging and support equipment, including sterilization of materials for barrier operations. Must follow practices ensuring biosecurity and biocontainment are not compromised, and is responsible for receiving and maintaining inventory of feed, bedding, supplies, and personal protective equipment, and restocking throughout the facilities as well as requesting orders as needed for animal caging and supplies. Must ensure proper maintenance and sanitation of loading dock, hallways, procedure spaces, research support areas, and other duties assigned by management.
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Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Full time or Part time: Part Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 968265
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Comparative Medicine provides housing and care for vertebrate animals used in research and teaching at the Brody School of Medicine and ECU. This includes provision of appropriate housing, husbandry, and behavioral management, preventive medicine and clinical care, technical and surgical research support, and ensuring compliance with multiple federal regulators and accreditation bodies. Facilities encompass over 70,000 square feet, and species include fish, amphibians, birds, and mammals.
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