Life Sciences Technician – Small Animal Handling (19-00452) – PA – Exton

Job Summary:
Perform daily animal health observations and animal care for rodents, including weekends and holidays 
• Perform cage changing and monitoring of food and water 
• Maintain inventory of supplies, such as food, bedding, PPE, other general supplies 
Sanitize housing and procedure rooms, and maintain facility in good condition 
• Operate cage washer and autoclave 

• Perform technical procedures including restraint, euthanasia, anesthesia, recording of body weight and health observations 
• Prepare animals for experimental procedures, including shaving and ear tagging 

Job Qualifications:
High school diploma, plus at least 3 year of experience with small animal handling
Or AA/AS degree plus at least 2yrs with small animal handling, 
Or BA/BS or higher degree plus at least 1yr of experience with small animal handling
AALAS certification desired but not mandatory, or incumbent who is willingness to study toward certification. 
• Proficient in rodent handling, restraint 
• Ability to lift, pull and push 50 lbs. (food bag etc.). 
• Ability to work independently while maintaining communication with supervisor. 
• Knowledge with USDA and AAALAC guidelines are plus, but not mandatory. 
• Professional attitude; ability to work well with researchers and other technical staff. 
 
Source: Job Diva – Job Listing

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