1+ months

Large Animal Care Technician

Kelly Services
Minneapolis, MN 55405
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**_Animal Technician - Large Animal - Coon Rapids, MN_**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Large Animal Care Technician for one of our top clients in Coon Rapids, MN. This is a 6-month temp-to-hire position, Mon-Fri, 7am-3:30pm, with potential for overtime, and weekends and holidays on a regular basis.

Pay: $18/hr

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.

Please apply online at at or send resume to for consideration.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**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. 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. at

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Posted: 2019-08-23 Expires: 2019-10-31

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