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Animal Laboratory Technician - Cage Washing - Entry level, Los Angeles, CA

Kelly Services


Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
US15TPJI_BH1429032
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Job Title Animal Laboratory Technician - Cage Washing - Entry level, Los Angeles, CA

Jobid US15TPJI_BH1429032

Location: Los Angeles, CA, 90006, USA

Description **Animal Laboratory Technician - Cage Washing & Animal Care - Entry Level, Los Angeles, CA**

**Job Summary:** Provides routine and technical care to animals for experimental use under direct supervision.

As an Animal Laboratory Technician, you will provide routine and technical care to animals for experimental use under direct supervision. You will also ensure that animals are provided care in accordance with state and federal regulations to promote physical and psychological well-being and minimize discomfort.

**Pay Rate:** $13.50/hr

**Schedule/Shift:** Mon.-Fri., 6AM-3PM. Must be available to start immediately!

**Job Duties and Responsibilities:**


+ Washing animal cages using auto-cage wash.
+ Ensures that animals are provided care in accordance with state and federal regulations to promote physical and psychological well-being and minimize discomfort.
+ Maintains cleanliness and organization of cages, equipment, surgical and storage facilities. Maintains storeroom supplies. Performs routine cleaning of animal lodging facilities. Maintains computerized animal identification records; prepares medical histories on animals.
+ Prepares and distributes food and water; prepares special diet plans. Exercises larger animals confined to small cages. Treats animals for external and internal parasites. Isolates sick animals and notifies veterinarian; disposes of dead animals.
+ Collects and processes diagnostic samples. Administers drugs and other treatments. Assists Veterinarians and Principle Investigators with handling animals during procedures.
+ Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
**Job Requirements:**


+ High School Diploma or equivalent with some vivarium experience and cage wash experience.
+ Any certifications are a plus, but not initially required.
+ Sensitivity to the needs of caged laboratory animals in compliance with AAALAC standards
+ Skills and knowledge in the provision of care and husbandry to transgenic animals and other immuno-compromised animals
+ Skill and knowledge to apply principles of sanitizing and disinfecting cages in compliance with AAALAC standards
+ Skill to operate and maintain mechanical equipment including: autoclaves, cage washers, vehicles, janitorial equipment, etc.
+ Ability to follow written and oral direction, complete assignments in a timely manner including the ability to be thorough in performing assigned tasks
+ Good interpersonal and organizational skills to effectively communicate with other lab personnel.
+ Strong team player.
+ Must be able to routinely lift up to 50 lbs.
_Kelly complies with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative. A conviction record does not automatically bar individuals from employment._

**For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Jason at 714.971.0721**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**


With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

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

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.



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