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Animal Science Technician, Rodent Husbandry, La Jolla, CA

Kelly Services
La Jolla, CA 92037
**Animal Science Technician, La Jolla, CA**

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Provide high quality husbandry of all housed animals including daily health checks

+ Monitor cages for adequate food, water, and enrichment and replenish as needed

+ Clean and maintain facility on a daily basis

+ Perform routine procedures and post-operative care as directed

+ Receive, unpack and house incoming animals

+ Evaluate inventory, order/receive and restock supplies

+ Maintain inventory of clean caging, supplies and food/water

+ Maintain animal room activity and maintenance logs

+ Changing, collection, processing, sanitation/sterilization of dirty equipment/caging

+ Assist with rodent breeding colony operations and surgical procedures

+ Perform work practices in a safe and efficient manner and promote safety within the animal care facility

+ Follow Guidelines and Protocols consistently

+ Perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned


+ Experience working with small animals - performing surgeries, tissue collection and administering injections, preferred but not required

+ Excellent observational skills and attention to detail

+ Strong organizational and communication skills; demonstrates initiative and problem-solving skills

+ Ability to work independently with limited supervision

+ Must possess adequate verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with staff, complete logs, and interpret SOPs Standard Operating Procedures .

+ Must have manual dexterity in both hands and be able to work with animals for up to 8 hours a day; lift up to 50 pounds i.e. feed bags, animal caging ; stand, walk, stoop, reach with arms, push and pull equipment; and perform repetitive motions with arms, wrists and hands.

+ Candidate must be able to operate equipment and machinery used in animal husbandry and transport equipment, bedding, feed and supplies throughout facility

+ Ability to work inside a controlled environment under strict atmospheric, temperature and humidity parameters.

+ Work may involve prolonged period wearing PPEs such as masks, gloves, lab coat or scrubs and other apparel as required

+ Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends and outside the normal times, including holidays as required Must not have known animal or dust allergies.

+ May be required to obtain vaccines/tests as required by OSHA Bachelor s degree in Life Sciences or related discipline or Veterinary Technician certification and no experience OR High School Diploma/GED and one 1 year related husbandry and technical experience required.

+ AALAS certification at the ALAT level/CALAS initial level preferred.

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! Questions? Email Alex at for More Info.**

**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. 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: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-11

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