Department Name: 40832:Laboratory Animal Resources
Completes primarily simple & routine animal caretaking duties; & as requested by Group Leader or Supervisor, cage wash activities which may occur up to 20% of the time of overall job duties & responsibilities. All actions are completed by strictly & consistently following applicable DLAR SOPs including safety procedures & guidelines. Reports any suspected or actual deviations to SOPs or non-routine situations immediately to Group Leader or their Supervisor. Arrives, leaves & takes breaks at work as scheduled. Strictly adheres to DLAR attendance policy.
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Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Twelve months of FCI, cage wash, animal husbandry (laboratory animal husbandry preferred) or equivalent experience directly related to care, use, handling and treatment of animals in a paid position; AALAS certification at ALAT level. Driver's license preferred.
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