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Animal Technician (S. San Francisco, CA)

Kelly Services
South San Francisco, CA 94080
**Animal Technician (S. San Francisco, CA)**


Kelly Science & Clinical is excited to be hiring an **Animal Care Technician** to work at a Biotech Company in South San Francisco!


Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm with some overtime and required to work one weekend a month.


Temp to Hire opportunity!


Pay Rate: $23/hour


Must be comfortable working with mice and gowned up in a clean room environment and be able to drive between different sites in S. San Francisco, CA.


As an **Animal Care Technician** , youll perform routine animal care and other production duties including watering, feeding, and cleaning enclosures for rodent populations.


**Qualifications:**


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


+ Animal Care and Husbandry Responsibilities

+ Ensure that high standards of animal welfare are met.

+ Provide food, water and clean housing to animals according to applicable SOPs.

+ Perform routine animal health observations.

+ Monitor temperature and humidity, reporting any issues to supervisor or manager.

+ Maintain accurate records

+ Maintain vivarium cleanliness in accordance with applicable SOPs.

+ Order and maintain accurate supply inventory

+ Maintain and organize supply areas.


**Other Responsibilities**


+ Maintain rodent breeding colonies

+ Reserve, select, and accurately pack animals for customer orders following established shipping procedures.

+ Other duties as assigned.


**Physical Demands**


+ Dexterity of physical condition to operate all job duties; lift and move objects regularly throughout the shift.

+ Work in a standing position requiring bending and stretching of arms and legs throughout regular work shift.


**Special Considerations**


+ Must avoid contact with rodent species outside of work.


**Education**


+ High School Diploma or equivalent..


**_Apply Now_** _for Immediate Consideration!_


Animal Care and Breeding Technician


+ One technician in S. SF

+ All are in S. SF, Mission Bay

+ **Must have a car, might have to drive between sites.**


Doesnt have to be the best of the best, has a passion for animals and has a desire to work with animals.


+ On their feet 8 hours a day


+ Education isnt a big deal

+ Any body can be trained

+ Not going to get promoted in 6 months after they convert

+ May be asked to do things not in the job description

+ One weekend a month, a must

+ Expected to Euthanize here and there, CO2 chamber

+ Learn customer service, forward facing interaction with

+ Attendance is important

+ Needs to know vacations up front

+ Any vacations in the next 6 months, no vacations

+ 8am to 4:30pm,

+ Scrubs, provides PPEs

+ Phone screen first round and Video interview after


+ Management takes care of employees


+ Rent out their facilities, like a Charles River CRADL facility

+ Working with their client

+ The company rents out the vivarium

+ Start at ACP 1 and ACP 2


+ Concentra for a Fit for Duty

+ No COVID vaccinations yet, clients are requiring it


Has multiple openings in the Bay, need coverage from site in San Carlos to SoSF, possibly some coverage at Mission Bay site in SF. Will convert at 25/hr. They prefer we pay candidates 23/hr so the candidate has a bump on conversion. Holly will train candidates without experience, but prefer some animal handling or exposure. More important is the attitude and physical capabilities to do the job. Candidates must have good customer service skills, be willing to work on their feet all day, and they must be ok with using animals for research and euthanizing. Candidates must pass get a health clearance -fit for duty physical through Concentra. PPE is not bunny suit. It s scrubs and hair nets, booties, etc. provided by Explora. Goggles are provided but not required. Covid Vaccinations not required at this time. Send resumes to Holly and cc Heather, but Molly needs to check with Heather on new ATS tool. Holly will respond same day and schedule initial screen. 2nd is meeting is with about 3-4 on the team.


Multiple entry-level Animal Care and Breeding Technician positions are available at Explora Biolabs Bay Area sites. Explora Biolabs is a California based biotech company founded in 2004 that conducts first-in-class preclinical research. This position requires the candidate to be highly motivated and work independently in a fast-paced work environment. Explora Biolabs provides a competitive salary benefits package. Summary Perform basic animal husbandry techniques following all applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the specific work area.


**Qualifications**


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


+ Animal Care and Husbandry Responsibilities

+ Ensure that high standards of animal welfare are met.

+ Provide food, water and clean housing to animals according to applicable SOPs.

+ Perform routine animal health observations.

+ Monitor temperature and humidity, reporting any issues to supervisor or manager.

+ Maintain accurate records

+ Maintain vivarium cleanliness in accordance with applicable SOPs.

+ Order and maintain accurate supply inventory

+ Maintain and organize supply areas.


**Other Responsibilities**


+ Maintain rodent breeding colonies

+ Reserve, select, and accurately pack animals for customer orders following established shipping procedures.

+ Other duties as assigned.


**Physical Demands**


+ Dexterity of physical condition to operate all job duties; lift and move objects regularly throughout the shift.

+ Work in a standing position requiring bending and stretching of arms and legs throughout regular work shift.

+ Ability to lift 50 pounds.


**Special Considerations**


+ Must avoid contact with rodent species outside of work.


**Education**


+ High School Diploma or equivalent. Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school or BS 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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-10-11 Expires: 2021-11-11

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