1+ months

Animal Technician II La Jolla, CA

Kelly Services
La Jolla, CA 92037
+ **Title: Animal Tech II**

+ **Location: La Jolla, CA**

+ **Competitive Pay**

+ **Shift: Day**

+ **Full Time-Temp/Hire**


**Animal Technician II -La Jolla, CA**

**position reports to the Animal Resources Supervisor, and includes all level (I) responsibilities, as assigned, in addition to service-oriented colony management and other specialized tasks as assigned.**


+ **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 departments 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.**


+ **AALAS certification preferred.**

+ **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.**

+ **APPLY TODAY for immediate consideration** ***If you are Dependable, Reliable, and want to be part of a caring team of the future, please apply-**

+ **Email Matt at for more information:**

+ **Include:**

+ **Title: Animal Technician II La Jolla, CA**

+ **Possible interview/start date?**

+ **"3" why you would be a great candidate**

+ **Send a current Microsoft Word Resume**

**Looking forward to connect with you,**

**Matthew Rose**

**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-08-15 Expires: 2022-10-15

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