Animal Research Lab TechnicianShift: (M-F) 8:00am-5:00pm (some OT & weekends)
Pay: $20-23/hr (depending on animal research experience)
ResponsibilitiesPerforms animal husbandry, collects data, administers test articles, sanitizes equipment, and performs other routine laboratory procedures with a high degree of accuracy.
Reads assigned SOPs promptly to remain in compliance with regulations and follows all applicable the health and safety requirements.
Collects and records data manually or electronically and reviews data for quality and accuracy.
Develops a good working knowledge of laboratory equipment and experimental procedures, applying this knowledge in the performance of assigned laboratory tasks.
Conducts standard as well as non-standard tasks independently, within a team or under the guidance of more experienced staff.
Communicates routine research procedures and results to other technicians and study team.
Assists other technicians and disciplines in completion of daily activities including (but not limited to) cage wash/facilities, inhalation, chemistry, or pathology as needed.
Recognizes deviations, unusual occurrences, and animal welfare concerns, notifying responsible individuals promptly, and contributes to corrective actions.
Cross-trains in other tasks within the company.
Associates’ degree or higher in biology (or other biological field), chemistry, RVT, or animal science related field or equivalent years’ experience.
Experience in a laboratory or animal care environment.
Demonstrated detailed-orientation and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work well in a team setting within a diverse group as well as individually.
Must be able to work overtime, weekend, and holiday hours.
Must be willing to work in an appropriate environment and able to wear appropriate respiratory protection.
Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved vaccines and medications recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposures.
Newly hired employees are subject to a 90-day introductory period, during which their performance is evaluated.
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