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Animal Technician

Company: Kelly
Location: La Jolla
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Animal Technician, La Jolla, CA Temp to Hire Opportunity! Quick start if selected! Responsibilities:

  • Provide routine animal husbandry tasks; including breeding and weaning, watering and feeding animals, checking cages daily for food and water; reporting sick/dead animals to supervisor or Animal Health Technician.
  • Clean and sanitize cages, pans, lids, etc; sweep, mop, and sanitize floors, walls, sinks, etc.
  • Maintain specified records on assigned animals; perform tail cuts; & perform various animal identification procedures, including tattoos, ear clips/tags and ear punch.
  • Administer medication/treatment and as needed.
  • Restrain animals for various technical procedures; perform euthanasia (CO2); shipping and receiving animals; and perform other duties as required. Job Requirements:
    • Sensitivity to the needs of caged laboratory animals in compliance with AAALAC standards.
    • Skills and knowledge in the provision of care and husbandry to transgenic animals and other immuno-compromised animals.
    • Skill and knowledge to apply principles of sanitizing and disinfecting cages in compliance with AAALAC standards.
    • Skill in the humane methods of euthanasia (CO2) in lab animals, including the appropriate disposal of dead animals.
    • Knowledge of breeding/weaning of animals. You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process. Why Kelly -- ? Kelly-- Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed. About Kelly -- At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world. Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. ]]

Keywords: Kelly, San Diego , Animal Technician, Professions , La Jolla, California

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