CTG ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Title: ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN
Job Number: 19206473
Computer Task Group is seeking an Animal Care Technician for their client in Cambridge, MA., for a 3 month contract.
Duties: The qualified candidate is responsible for providing appropriate daily husbandry & care to various laboratory animal species in accordance with all regulations and operational maintenance of the vivarium. An understanding and comprehension of SOPs, techniques, nomenclature etc. are expected as they relate specifically to job performance. This position requires rotating weekend and holiday coverage.
A Technical Associate I performs scheduled husbandry, appropriate clinical observations, basic veterinary care/treatment and cage wash functions. They also document facility records accordingly and provide maintenance of animal inventory and facility. Familiarity with the regulatory requirements as outlined in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals is part of the position’s responsibilities.
Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
Effective communication skills that ensure close cooperation with laboratory personnel required. (written and verbal)
Basic computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel required.
AALAS Technician Certification (ALAT preferred but not required)
Working knowledge of industry regulations required
Candidate must have a strong commitment for providing humane, consistent and quality daily husbandry and responsible care to animals housed within the vivarium.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work within a team based system.
Candidate must have a strong sense of personal accountability and be highly organized/detail oriented.
Committed to professional development and continuous learning
Must be able to work in a standing position for prolonged periods of time while performing repetitive motion tasks.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and move heavy objects
Availability and willingness to work weekends/holidays on a rotating schedule
Previous experience working in a rodent research facility required
GED/HS diploma required; 2- or 4-year college degree in related field preferred
Candidates may apply below or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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