Animal Breeding and Research Technician 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Animal Care and Husbandry Responsibilities
  • Ensure that high standards of animal welfare are met.
  • Provide food, water and clean housing to animals according to applicable SOPs.
  • Perform routine animal health observations.
  • Monitor temperature and humidity, reporting any issues to supervisor or manager.
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Maintain vivarium cleanliness in accordance with applicable SOPs.
  • Order and maintain accurate supply inventory
  • Maintain and organize supply areas.
Other Responsibilities 
  • Maintain rodent breeding colonies
  • Reserve, select, and accurately pack animals for customer orders following established shipping procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Physical Demands 
  • Dexterity of physical condition to operate all job duties; lift and move objects regularly throughout the shift.
  • Work in a standing position requiring bending and stretching of arms and legs throughout regular work shift.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
Special Considerations 
  • Must avoid contact with rodent species outside of work.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school or BS preferred.

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