30 days old

Animal Technician- Long Island City, NY- no experience required

Kelly Services
Long Island City, NY 11101
Animal Care Technician- Level 1

Long Island City, New York 11101

Temporary to Hire


+ $20.00- $23.00 per hour, depending on experience


+ Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday to Saturday.

+ Flex start time either 6:30 am or 7:30 am. This is an 8-hour workday

About the position:

+ Daily operational maintenance of the animal facilities and providing appropriate daily husbandry to various laboratory animal species in accordance with all training, guidelines, regulations, and SOPs pertaining to Laboratory Animal Care.

+ Primary duties are performance of daily vivarium physical plant and animal husbandry & maintenance duties (i.e., cage changing, +/-cage washing, animal & supplies receipt, inventory control & stocking, vivarium sanitation).

+ Must be able to lift 50 lbs and move heavy objects and be able to work from a standing position for prolonged time periods and perform repetitive motion tasks.

+ Must be available to support weekend, holiday, emergency, and after hour operational responsibilities. Other duties as assigned and required.

Role Delineation:

+ 75% daily maintenance of the animal facilities (sanitization of animal rooms, corridors, equipment). Providing appropriate daily husbandry to animals (predominantly rodents).

+ 15% inventory management, ordering/receipt of incoming animals & supplies, maintain appropriate QC documentation for husbandry tasks & facility equipment.

+ 10% collaborative support for cage wash operations (clean & sanitize cages & related equipment) as directed in support of Cage Wash Technicians.

Experience, Educational Requirement (Entry Level):

+ 0-2 years

+ Associates/Bachelors degree preferred or High School Diploma, required


+ AALAS-ALAT (or international equivalent) certification is highly desirable.

**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: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-05-23

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Animal Technician- Long Island City, NY- no experience required

Kelly Services
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