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Animal Technician

Duties:
Performs daily work involving the handling of genetically engineered rodent animal models, animals with immuno-compromised health status, pregnant or nursing dams, neonates, etc.
Provide feed and water to animals daily or according to established schedules, including verification of (automated) water supply to the cage level.
Perform cage change (primary enclosures) when soiled or according to established schedules, following proper technique and ensures that animals are not contaminated when outside of their primary enclosure.
Maintain animal rooms (secondary enclosures) in a neat, clean and orderly state daily so that secondary infections or other contaminations do not occur.
Perform routine maintenance, sanitation, environmental monitoring, inspect equipment for damage and other routine tasks (clean or change rack air filters, replace room exhaust filters, flush racks, etc.) as required.
Maintain support rooms, hallways, cage wash areas, feed and bedding rooms in a neat, clean and orderly state daily so that secondary infections or other contaminations do not occur.

Skills:
Knowledge of common murine species including care, handling, genetics and performing technical procedures.
Experience working with and caring for domestic, farm or lab animals is desirable.
Candidates must be detail-oriented, have excellent time management, organizational, communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
Ability to learn bar code scanner and iPad technology and be able to use a computer for communication, training and documentation.
Customer-focused attitude and enjoys working with similarly dedicated individuals in a team fashion within a high-energy research environment and a proven ability to successfully work independently.
Understanding of federal regulations, veterinary medicine and standards related to animal use and be sensitive to the needs of the animals in their care.

Education:
Background in Biological or Animal Sciences preferred Experience within a facility housing high health status rodent colonies preferred Experience working in a facility and with colonies of genetically engineered rodents preferred AALAS (American Association for Laboratory Animal Science) certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) level or higher preferred
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