Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Animal Technician (AT) is responsible for the daily care of animals in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Duties include changing cages and racks, delivering food and water in accordance to established procedures, maintaining equipment and animal housing areas according to standard operating procedures and federal and state regulations. Perform record keeping duties such as per-diems records, animal health surveillance, feed logs, temperature/humidity charts, animal receipt and disposition logs.
Under direction of the Animal Resources Supervisor or assigned lead, the AT performs assigned duties in a manner that achieves the LARC mission. Animal Technicians are expected to identify problems, remedy and report them immediately.
The job will involve the ability to move on hard surface for up to 7 hours/day; to wear personal protective equipment as required; includes protective clothing, protective glasses, safety shoes and gloves daily, face masks as required, respirator if assigned; to push and pull heavy objects and ability to safely move and or lift heavy loads (up to 50 pounds).
Internal Number: 3155469
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