Animal Health Tech II

  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jan 08, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Veterinary Medicine & Sciences

Job Description

 


Job #: G876


Posted Date: December 17, 2019


Closes On: Open Until Filled


Job Title: Animal Health Tech II


Status: Regular Full Time


Benefits Eligible: Yes


Laboratory/Department: Animal Resources


The ARD is dedicated to providing the highest quality of veterinary medical care, husbandry, enrichment and professional technical support to enable the scientists and their research.


Position Description:

This position is responsible for the basic daily husbandry operations in all facilities and with all species in accordance with standard operating procedures and training to ensure compliance with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, the Animal Welfare Act and Regulations as well as all applicable federal, state, local and institutional laws, regulations, policies.


Education:

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • ALAT certification by AALAS or equivalent.

Preferred:

  • LAT certification by AALAS.
  • A.A, B.A or B.S. degree.


Experience:

Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience.


Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to work overtime based on workload and deadlines.
  • Must be able to work assigned standard schedule: Monday – Friday, Sunday - Thursday or Tuesday - Saturday, 6:00 a.m.- 2:30 p.m./6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m./7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m./ 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
  • Post offer physical required which may include respirator fit test.
  • Possible rotating schedule.

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

As a safeguard for employees and animals, all ARD employees may be subject to vaccines/tests/physical exams prior to working with specific animals or animal populations as required by research needs including but not limited to:

  • TB Testing/Clearance (once a year)
  • Tetanus/ Diphtheria (vaccination < 10 years proof of immunization and/or vaccination)
  • Measles (proof of immunization and/or vaccination)
  • Periodic physical exams (may include respirator fit test)
  • Other vaccines/tests as required by Occupational Health & Safety standards


Physical Requirements:

This position requires constant standing, hearing, working inside, exposure to fumes/odors/mists/dusts, animals and potential allergens.


 

Application Details

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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled