27 days old

Animal Tech

Kelly Services
La Jolla, CA 92037
**POSITION TITLE** : Animal Science Technician II

**salary:** min is 37k mid is 46k max is 54k

**Shift:** M-F 6AM-2:30PM occasional weekend work


Kelly is seeking candidates for role of Animal Science Technician II to work with a team of scientists at reputable biopharmaceutical company conducting research and drug development.


+ Responsible for the daily care of research animals, including feeding, watering, cage changing, cage washing, maintaining a clean work environment, and monitoring the overall health of the animals.

+ May perform routine procedures and post-operative care as directed.

+ Transfers animals from soiled to clean caging providing specified feed, water, and bedding. Notify supervising personnel of abnormal conditions.

+ Conducts daily animal health observations and completes health reports identifying sick animals. Perform basic animal health treatments with direction from the veterinary staff.

+ Cleans, sanitizes and autoclaves caging, equipment, and refills water bottles.

+ May also clean and replace excreta pans or pads. Receives feed, bedding, and supplies.

+ Autoclaves feed, bedding, and cages in preparation for use.

+ Maintains cagewash equipment, including cleaning the screens, jets, and manifolds.

+ Perform preventative maintenance such as de-scaling tanks and polishing machines.

+ Reports maintenance needs to the supervising personnel.

+ Performs general housekeeping duties including but not limited to sweeping and mopping work areas and corridors.

+ Properly disposes of waste.

+ Euthanatize rodents, according to written procedures.

+ May breed rodents, identify pregnant animals, wean animals, and perform routine technical procedures such as collecting tail tissue, blood collection, and administering substances via various routes e.g., sc, im, ip, iv and po.

+ Receives and permanently identifies animals by ear tags, tattoos, and leg and wing bands, and reports discrepancies to the supervising personnel.

+ Maintain animal records, including animal breeder cards, production logs, pedigree charts, inventory sheets, treatment logs etc.

+ Assists with the health-monitoring program, including testing for parasites.

+ May perform specialized tasks in hazard containment facilities, quarantine areas, or animal facilities adhering to regulations pertaining to biohazards while maintaining clean to soiled traffic flow patterns. Adhere to the department s guidelines and standard operating procedures.

**Performs other duties as assigned** .

+ With or without reasonable accommodation, employees in this position must be able to work with animals for up to 8 hours a day and lift feed bags, and animal cages up to 50 pounds, as well as perform repetitive motions with arms, wrists, and hands.

+ This position may also include utilizing disposable gloves and working in an environment that contains animal dander and dust particles.

+ Further details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.


+ High school diploma or equivalent GED , with a minimum two years animal care experience.

+ An, Associate s degree in veterinary technology, or AALAS certification may be substituted for experience.

+ Good verbal and written communication skills.

+ Effective interpersonal relation skills.

+ Must demonstrate competency in technical procedures.

+ Those not assigned to a Dedicated Weekend Schedule Fri-Mon OR Sat/Sun only schedule, must be able to work weekend and holiday rotations.

+ AALAS certification preferred.

Type Business Line : Temp-To-Hire Benefits: Standard Kelly Benefits

**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. (
Posted: 2021-11-10 Expires: 2021-12-11

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