Animal Technician

Massachusetts, United States
Monday, 22 July 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 22 September 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Functional Area: Research - Scientific
Department: Division of Comparative Medicine
School Area: Whitaker
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Non-Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Schedule: Irregular, 7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

ANIMAL TECHNICIANDivision of Comparative Medicine (DCM), to perform--under supervision--a range of animal husbandry duties for a variety of animals. Duties include maintaining proper levels of food and water; cleaning animal cages and trays; changing bedding materials; washing cages, trays, water bottles and related items; cleaning walls, floors etc.; monitoring animals and reporting illness and/or injury; and performing other tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a high school diploma and willingness to attend training seminars. Animal care experience preferred.   Job #17652 

The schedule for the position is irregular 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M., including required weekend work.

Salary range:  $21.33 - $32.87*

*Newly hired uncertified Animal Technicians will be paid 85% of the bottom rate in effect at the time of hire.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.