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Animal Science Technician

Kelly Services
Cleveland, OH 44101
Kelly Scientific is looking to hire an Animal Science Technician for a direct hire, permanent opportunity in Cleveland, OH. You will be a part of The Animal Resource Center which is composed of approximately 95 mouse cages. Researchers perform studies on rates, guinea pigs, rabbits, cats, dogs, pigs, woodchucks, and chickens.


Hours: 5:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Monday- Friday **and** 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM **every third** Saturday and Sunday.


Hourly Rate: 16.00/hr.


**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS**


+ Feed and water animals, change cage bedding, change animals from dirty to clean cages, and disinfect animal quarters.

+ Observe animals during this process and note and report anything unusual that may indicate problems with the animals such as health related problems, housing/caging, overcrowded conditions, food, or water problems.

+ Inspect animals in assigned area daily and reports abnormalities to animal husbandry manager, team leader and/or veterinary staff.

+ Use a handheld or stationary tablet device to perform animal health observations, animal inventory and daily checklist in a data software application.

+ Perform routine housekeeping duties to maintain animal rooms. Clean and keep areas neat and free of clutter per United States Department of Agriculture USDA and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC).

+ Remove dead animals from cages, tag, and label with identifying data, prepare death certificates, and place in post-mortem refrigerator and notify responsible veterinarian.

+ Assist research investigators and attending veterinarians in handling, manipulation, and treatment of animals within the Animal Resource Center.

+ Following specific instructions, administer medication or experimental materials to animals.

+ Maintain compliance to ARC policies and all applicable regulations for animal research care and attend training as required.

+ Wear necessary personal protective clothing and equipment (PPE) per policy; take additional precautions when assigned to special areas housing animals, e.g., in microisolators, laminar flow hoods, those under quarantine or animals used for radioisotope, carcinogen or other biohazard research.

+ Observe special precautions for handling and the disposal of contaminated material per established protocols.


QUALIFICATIONS


+ HS diploma or equivalent

+ Experience working with animals, preferably rodents or pocket pets, such as mice, rats, rabbits, guinea pigs, etc., in a pet store setting, farm experience, 4H, etc.

+ Detail oriented and ability to follow verbal and written instruction

+ Follow all regulatory requirements regarding the safe handling and treatment of animals


Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment based on race, age, religion, sex, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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**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.


**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)
Posted: 2022-07-18 Expires: 2022-08-20

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