Animal Care Technician III

South San Francisco, CA.
Aug 19, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Under minimum supervision, provide study support, general husbandry and occasional cage wash support following established protocols/guidance documents.


  • Perform general & specialized husbandry following established Guidance Documents.
  • Provide handling and restraint of regulated species.
  • Identify and report complex signs of clinical illness and provide treatment at the direct supervision of the veterinary staff.
  • Provide post surgical observations and record keeping.
  • Perform glucose tolerance testing in accordance with approved protocols.
  • Demonstrated competence in rodent dosing: PO, IP, SQ and topical.
  • Perform rodent blood collection: tail, sub-mandibular, cardiac puncture, inhalation anesthesia induction, monitoring and recovery and necropsy as directed.
  • Conduct technical procedures such as dosing, tissue collection.
  • Provide training and mentorship to other departmental personnel on husbandry and technical procedures.
  • Responsible for proficiency in all departmental SOPs and all ACT I/II essential duties.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.