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Animal Tech I

  • Type: Contract
  • Job #37705

Our Client, a leading global pharmaceutical company who specializes in developing and manufacturing a variety of well-known pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines and animal-health products is hiring a Animal Technician! 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or Associate’s Degree in Life Sciences with 0-1 year of related experience.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the quality care of laboratory animals and direct contact with a variety of animals.
  • Preferred: AALAS certification at the Laboratory Animal Technician level is desirable.
  • Required: Previous animal handling experience is required. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds 

Responsibilities:
As an Animal Technician you will be responsible for the general maintenance and set up of various types of animals for studies. 

Essential routine tasks include:

  • Cleaning cages, pens, trays, equipment and fittings; 
  • Feeding and watering animals
  • Handling and moving animals safely
  • Monitoring the environmental conditions and reports deviations to supervisor.
  • Perform clinical observations, sample collection, monitoring food consumption, and performing accurate data collection and reporting. 

 

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