Animal Care Tech UncertifiedJob ID 160359BR Date posted 10/22/2021
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
- Comparative Medicine
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To perform the necessary duties to provide quality care to all animals utilized in research including animal husbandry activities such as feeding, watering, sanitation, observation, room cleaning, and other duties as assigned.
- The position requires a minimum of a high school diploma and 2 years animal handling experience.
- Must be able to assume responsibility, work independently, without close supervision, and cooperatively with other animal care technicians.
- Must be able to carefully follow set procedures as dictated by the NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Animals, the Animal Welfare Act and guidelines established by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care.
- Must have above average manual dexterity, stand on feet more than 50% of the time, be able to lift 50 pounds, bend or squat routinely, and work with arms above shoulder level.
License or certification
- Incumbent is recommended to be certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science after 2 years' experience on the job as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT).
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.70 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
Saturday - Wednesday, or Wednesday - Sunday; start times during the weekdays are flexible between 6am and 8am; 8-hour shifts. On the weekends, the start time is 6am; 8-hour shift.
Every weekend. Start time is 6am; 8-hour shift.
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