1+ months

Animal Science Technician - (CRT I), San Diego / La Jolla, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Corporate Response Team Member Level I (CRT I), San Diego / La Jolla, CA**

Perform temporary assignments of caretaking, cage wash, and other duties as assigned at any IS commercial or academic contract sites within the state of California.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities (** Performs any combination of following duties in IS client facilities, as assigned by site supervisor or client POC in accordance with research requirements and established site SOPs/practices):

+ Review, comprehend and comply with all SOPs and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific area.

+ Monitor animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations and animal husbandry duties to include: performing daily equipment checks; providing appropriate food and water; performing cage changing and/or cage cleaning; recording animal health concerns.

+ Maintain required attendance level and adherence to work schedule.

+ Provide environmental enrichment appropriate to species.

+ Maintain accurate records of animal breeding, health, and housing/isolator or support areas.

+ Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as assigned by the on-site supervisor or facility/attending veterinarian.

+ Properly dispose of animal carcasses and waste.

+ Follow all procedures necessary to properly maintain animal housing areas, including room or facility personnel entry; personnel protective equipment use, and sanitation/decontamination of equipment and materials.

+ Receive, inspect and house incoming animals.

+ Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures.

+ Sanitize, maintain, and repair caging materials as directed. Maintain cage wash facilities in a clean and organized manner.

+ Maintain facility equipment and perform routine preventative maintenance on cagewash and autoclaves, including routine inspection of cleaning filters, roto-arms, and other critical control points as directed.

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

+ Prepare and submit required written records, charts, logs and inventories.

+ Interact with customers as directed to resolve customer requests, inquiries, and complaints, and may be tasked to provide technical assistance.

+ Performs all other duties as assigned.

**Job Requirements:**

+ **Education:** Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science, Biology or Biological Science.

+ **Experience:** Six (6) months of animal care and handling in a laboratory or similar environment desired.

+ **Must have rodent handling experience.**

+ **Certification/Licensure:** Obtain AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) upon eligibility.

+ Computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook, word processing and database record keeping required.

+ Ability to develop and maintain positive, professional working relationships with all levels of management, clients and staff.

+ Ability to organize and prioritize multiple responsibilities and function independently, as well as within a team environment, with minimal supervision.

+ Ability to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, and industry regulations.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to adapt and respond timely to the needs of the assigned contract to ensure that excellent customer service is provided at all times.

**Physical Demands:**

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach and perform multiple repetitive tasks with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

+ The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

+ Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

**Work Environment:**

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts; is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, laboratory animal caging of various species including but not limited to mice, rats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, swine, goats, sheep, cats, dogs, fish, reptiles, amphibians and non-human primates and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, biohazard materials/agents, infectious disease and risk of electrical shock.

+ Depending on the assignment, the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


+ Normally 40 hours per week. May be required to work some weekends or later hours to complete duties.

+ May be called in with short notice to fill in at customer site when regular staff member calls out sick.

+ Frequent regional and periodic domestic travel required.

**For immediate consideration, apply today! Questions? Call Toni at 714.454.8252 OR email at**

**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
Posted: 2019-09-02 Expires: 2019-10-24

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