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Animal Care Technician II

Kelly Services
North Chicago, IL 60064
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**Animal Care Technician II - North Chicago, IL (2 positions)**



**Schedule: Mon-Fri 6-2:30pm, every 3rd weekend Sat/Sun 6-2:30pm once trained**



**Pay rate: $20.50/hour**



**Contract length: 12 months W2**



**Requirement : High School Diploma Required, previous animal care experience**



**Nice to have: Certification through AALAS, Previous animal care experience**



Description:



Maintains the vivarium and support areas through proper execution of assigned tasks. Directly performs the daily activities involved with cleaning and spraying cages, disinfecting and sanitizing equipment, and stocking supplies. Follows department procedures, to include but not be limited to: cage cleaning, room sanitation, equipment preparation and moving, and cage changes. Maintains daily husbandry tasks through proper execution of training materials and assigned tasks. Directly performs animal handling, carrying and holding animal cages and animals, using and moving carts, hoses or any other lab equipment and supplies. Follows department procedures to provide comprehensive observation and handling of various research animals. Assists with the receiving and housing of research animals; including preparing for the housing activity. Documents tasks in both written and electronic platforms in accordance with regulatory expectations. Documentation style must be neat, organized, and consistent with departmental standards. Maintains area of responsibility by practicing good observation skills and attention to detail. Physical dexterity, visual and auditory acuity, and sensitivity to changes in environmental conditions are utilized in daily task performance. Uses experience and training to make minor decisions to execute daily responsibilities to support animal care operations. Applies basic computer skills to maintain regulatory compliance and training to include but not limited to, email, calendar, and computer based training modules. Assures duties are completed accurately and in a timely manner not to impact pipeline activities and/or integrity of regulatory expectations.


REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES:


High School Diploma Required

Problem-solving ability consisting of taking initiative to handle basic issues autonomously and working with team members for more complex issues to support animal care operations.

Ability to consistently perform functions consistent with company leadership behaviors and attributes.

Ability to safely lift 50 pounds, consistently stand and walk for extended periods of time, to include walking and adhering to safety rules and expectations including but not limited to: grasping, squeezing, pushing, pulling, squatting, stooping, and bending.

Willing and able to work a rotating schedule which includes some level of mandatory weekend coverage and holiday coverage.

Ability to work in compliance with all local, federal, and USDA regulations.

Good communication skills and the ability to maintain efficiency in the workplace and effective in a team environment.

Attention to detail to provide good animal welfare.

2-5 years experience


Certification through AALAS is preferred

Previous animal care experience preferred



**Apply Now!**



This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must submit your resumes. Thank you for your interest in the assignment.



**Also, feel free to follow up via email to RACS113@KELLYSERVICES.COM**






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-13

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