Job #: G805
Posted Date: January 8, 2020
Closes On: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Animal Health Technician I
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.
This position is responsible for routine processing of clean and soiled cages and accessories, maintenance and general janitorial duties in animal facilities, equipment maintenance, basic QA testing, processing deliveries from vendors and performing basic rodent husbandry tasks based on 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 and guidelines.
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:
This position requires constant standing, seeing, adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, handling, lifting 0-20 pounds, communicating, being exposed to noise, potential allergens, fumes/odors/mites/ dust and working inside.
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