14 days old

Animal Technician

Kelly Services
Coon Rapids, MN 55433
**_Animal Technician - Large Animal - Coon Rapids, MN_**

Temporary to Hire

Mon-Fri, 7am-3:30pm, with potential for overtime, and weekends and holidays on a regular basis.

Pay: $20/hr with $1 raise upon conversion to permanent employment

As an Animal Technician placed with Kelly Services, you will provide for the basic needs of the animals by performing animal husbandry tasks such as feeding, weighing, preventive health maintenance, providing social interaction, and by maintaining a clean living environment according to company SOPs.

**Additional Job Responsibilities:**

+ Maintains knowledge of applicable company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in order to successfully perform job duties.

+ Cleans and/or completes spray-backs and sanitizing of animal caging and housing areas per SOP. Operates a variety of cleaning equipment such as pressure hoses and cage washers.

+ Administers daily and enrichment feeding according to SOP or protocol prescribed amounts and types of feed. Assesses and documents appetite and feces patterns.

+ Performs large and small animal receipt, including preparing housing for arrival, movement of animals to housing, preparing animal charts, and bathing and weighing of animals as required.

+ Performs daily documentation activities, such as cleaning/sprayback and feeding dates and times, sanitation dates and initials, appetite, feces and vomit observations, room and location transfers, room temperature and humidity data, etc.

+ Weighs animals according to schedule or as dictated by study protocol.

+ Performs preventive health maintenance such as canine and lagomorphs nail trims, ear cleaning, and quarantine and pre-procedure bathing.

+ Conducts animal movement from room to room as needed for housing requirements, study requirements, etc. Uses transport cart to assist with moving post-operative animals.

+ Interacts with animals daily and restrains animals as warranted.

+ Assists with training newer Animal Technicians.

+ Assists with stocking of supplies.

+ Other duties as assigned.

**Job Requirements:**

+ High school diploma is required. Bachelor's degree is preferred.

+ **Previous animal handling experience is required.**

+ Basic computer skills, Microsoft Outlook experience preferred.

+ Regularly required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, use hands, talk and hear.

+ Frequently required to grip and squeeze with hands, stoop, kneel or crouch.

+ Occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, or crawl.

**_For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today! For more information contact Toni at 714 454 8252 /, or schedule a time to connect @**

**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. (
Posted: 2021-11-19 Expires: 2021-12-20

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