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Animal Care Lab Technician- Farmingdale, NY 11735 (no experience required)

Kelly Services
Farmingdale, NY 11735
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Animal Care Technician I

Farmingdale, New York 11735

Temporary to Hire

Work Schedule:

+ Choose between: Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday; 8am to 5pm


+ Competitive hourly rate

+ Bonus potential after 6 months, 4% of gross salary wages in the fiscal year

Preferred but not required skills:

+ ALAT certification or similar; AALAS-LAT

+ Previous animal care experience (rodents, rabbits, mice, rats, small animals)

About the position:

+ Responsible for daily operational maintenance of the animal facilities.

+ Providing appropriate daily husbandry to various laboratory animal species.

+ Performance of daily animal and vivarium physical plant and animal husbandry & maintenance duties (i.e. cage changing, animal & supplies receipt, stocking, vivarium sanitation). Must be able to lift 50 lbs and move heavy objects and be able to work from a standing position for prolonged time periods and perform repetitive motion tasks.

+ Able to support weekend, holiday, emergency & after-hour operational responsibilities.

Ideal candidate:

+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills

+ Commitment to providing quality research service support, and humane animal care in accordance with all guidelines and regulations pertaining to Laboratory Animal Care.

+ Willing to participate in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment, while demonstrating a focus on individual accountability for attention to detail in delivering quality and consistent results in the execution of all daily husbandry duties.

Role Delineation:

+ 60%: daily maintenance of the animal facilities (sanitization of animal rooms & equipment). Providing appropriate daily husbandry to animals (predominantly rodents).

+ 20%: ensuring vivarium service support to the lab & in vivo research community.

+ 10%: inventory management, ordering/receipt of incoming animals & supplies, performing basic veterinary care/treatment functions, and relevant facility records.

+ 10%: document management and compliance with all institutional (IACUC, QA), governmental (City of Cambridge, City of New York, PHS, USDA) and accrediting (AAALACi) protocols & policies.


+ Associates/Bachelors degree preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent is required

+ 2-year degree in basic science, animal science, or veterinary science is highly desirable

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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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. (

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Posted: 2022-05-30 Expires: 2022-06-30

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