TEMP- Animal Care Tech

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Dec 01, 2020
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Under direct supervision, provides routine husbandry care and maintenance of animals, including but not limited to feeding, watering, cage changing, and health checking of animals in the vivarium as well as maintenance of the facility.

Core Job Responsibilities
• Performs daily observations to check animals health status
• Environmental monitoring with associated documentation
• Changing and cleaning cages, equipment, water bottles, and food
• Unpacking and housing animals upon arrival
• Janitorial maintenance of facility rooms and stocking of supplies
• Responsible for preventative maintenance of animal facility equipment and supplies
• Monthly sanitization of equipment and the facility

Performs basic care of research animals for experimental purposes: daily observations to check animal health status and environment; reports changes in environment and/or animals; changes and cleans cages, equipment, water bottles and food.
Performs husbandry and maintenance duties; Conducts monthly sanitation of equipment and facilities.
Maintains accurate records of animals, supplies, and equipment.
Performs janitorial maintenance of facility rooms and stocks supplies. Performs preventative maintenance of animal facility equipment and supplies.
Applies technical knowledge to perform the routine care and maintenance of research animals.

Education and Experience:
HS Diploma or equivalent technical certificate. Pursuit of
Purina and/or AALAS certification at the ALAT level is desired. (required after first year of employment)
A minimum of one year experience in animal care is preferred for this position

Work Environment:
Position requires working closely with animals. Some noises may be associated with this position. Ability to lift 30 pounds required.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Weekend and Holidays:
This position is deemed essential personnel. Weekend and Holiday work is required.

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