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Animal Cage Wash Technician

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
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**Animal Cage Wash Technician**


Excellent opportunity for skilled animal cage-washers and care technicians in San Diego, CA.


**Summary:**


Sanitize, maintain, and repair caging materials and cage wash facilities/equipment as required. Provide back-up coverage for Animal Care staff. Perform cage changing responsibilities and monitor and document health issues for non-USDA research animals.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Reviews, comprehends and complies with all SOPs/Policies and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific area


+ Operates cage wash equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; performs general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures


+ Cleans and sanitizes all animal caging and accessory equipment and maintains the cage washing area in a clean, neat and well-organized manner following approved SOPs.

+ Disposes of biohazard waste materials in a safe and thorough manner as required.

+ Maintains facility equipment and performs routine preventative maintenance on cage washers, including routine inspection of cleaning filters.

+ Assists with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.

+ Maintains required attendance level and adheres to work schedule in accordance with required staffing levels in order to ensure that assigned duties are completed.

+ Provide back- up animal care coverage as needed.


+ Monitors daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations

+ Animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include but not limited to:

+ Perform daily water bottle/automatic water line and cage checks

+ Provide appropriate food and water

+ Perform cage changing adhering to strict bio hood procedures; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified site policies

+ Maintain accurate room maintenance records as required by

+ Dispose of animal carcasses following established procedures.

+ Strictly follows all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas, including room or facility personnel entry; personnel protective equipment use, spraying in all equipment and materials into controlled areas.

+ Receives, inspects and puts away incoming animals; ensures and provides for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area.

+ Operates equipment and uses supplies according to safety guidelines; performs general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


**Qualifications:**


+ **_Education_** **_:_** High school diploma or GED required.

+ **_Experience_** **_:_** 1-2 years cagewash experience required. Rodent husbandry experience preferred. ALAT certification preferred. ALAT testing/certification required within 18 months of employment. Previous experience performing housekeeping/sanitization duties, safe handling of chemicals, detergents and disinfectants according to MSDS guidelines and working with large industrial equipment, especially cagewash equipment.


**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today!**


**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 interestsits 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, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were 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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2021-09-06 Expires: 2021-10-07

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