Animal Technician I (Research), Carlsbad, CA

Animal Technician I - Carlsbad, CA

Position Summary:  Maintain, monitor and document animal health and welfare, post-operative care and the maintenance of the physical environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review, comprehend and comply with all SOP's and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific area.
  • Monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations, animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols.
  • Ear tag each rodent delivered to the facility for investigative use based on facility SOPs.
  • Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of mice and rats as assigned by the on-site Supervisor.
  • Disposes of animal carcasses following established procedures.
  • Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas including room or facility personnel entry; personnel protective equipment use, spraying in all equipment and materials into controlled areas.
  • Receive, inspect and put away incoming animals; ensure and provide for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area.
  • Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures.
  • Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. 
  • One (1) year or more of animal care and handling in a laboratory or similar environment preferred.
  • Previous rodent husbandry experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) preferred.
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment.
  • Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with clients, customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Denise at 714.267.0278 or email denise.brannon@kellyscientific.com

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