The Animal Care Technician I will be responsible for ensuring quality animal care for all research animals. They will maintain proper sanitization of animal equipment, research facility and materials. They will strictly follow all institutional, local, state, federal regulations, policies and procedures to assure proper animal health and welfare.
High school diploma or GED, less than 12 months experience.
Physical ability to lift, vision, and auditory requirement: 50 lbs & Vision and Hearing within normal parameters
Walking and Standing: 2-4 hours at one time & 6-8 hours per day
Complete Initial Health Questionnaire
Complete OSHA Respiratory Medical Evaluation Questionnaire
TB skin test within past year / TB skin test within past 6 months if working with NHP's
Proof of two Measles, Mumps, or Rubella or positive measles titer
Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (TDAP) if not vaccinated within past 10 years
Functional capacity evaluation - A functional capacity evaluation is set of tests, practices and observations that are combined to determine the ability of the evaluated person to function in a variety of circumstances, most often employment, in an objective manner.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 5696
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