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Animal Technician - San Diego, CA 

Kelly Services
La Jolla, CA 92037
**Animal Technician - San Diego, CA**

**Schedule/Shift: 1st shift, 7AM-3:30pm**

**Job Duties and Responsibilities**

+ Provide routine animal husbandry tasks; including breeding and weaning, watering and feeding animals, checking cages daily for food and water; reporting sick/dead animals to supervisor or Animal Health Technician.

+ Clean and sanitize cages, pans, lids, etc; sweep, mop, and sanitize floors, walls, sinks, etc.

+ Maintain specified records on assigned animals; perform tail cuts; & perform various animal identification procedures, including tattoos, ear clips/tags and ear punch.

+ Administer medication/treatment and as needed.

+ Restrain animals for various technical procedures; perform euthanasia (CO2); shipping and receiving animals; and perform other duties as required.

**Job Requirements**

+ Sensitivity to the needs of caged laboratory animals in compliance with AAALAC standards.

+ Skills and knowledge in the provision of care and husbandry to transgenic animals and other immuno-compromised animals.

+ Skill and knowledge to apply principles of sanitizing and disinfecting cages in compliance with AAALAC standards.

+ Skill to operate and maintain mechanical equipment: Autoclaves, cage washers, vehicles, janitorial equipment, etc.

+ Ability to follow written and oral direction, complete assignments in a timely manner including the ability to be thorough in performing assigned tasks.

+ Good interpersonal and organizational skills to effectively communicate with other lab personnel.

+ Skill in the humane methods of euthanasia (CO2) in lab animals, including the appropriate disposal of dead animals.

+ Working knowledge of laws and regulations that govern the housing and management of laboratory animals as applied to the University of California.

+ Knowledge of breeding/weaning of animals.

+ Work variable schedule including weekends and holidays.

**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/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-09-07 Expires: 2020-10-08

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Animal Technician - San Diego, CA 

Kelly Services
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