Lab Animal Technician II,BUMC Lab Animal Science Center

Massachusetts, United States
17 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
17 May 2019
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Lab Animal Technician II will ensure quality animal care for all research animals. They will follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas including room or facility personnel entry, use of personnel protective equipment (PPE), and decontamination of all equipment and material moving into controlled areas.

Duties Include:

  • Maintain proper sanitization of animal equipment, research facility and materials.
  • Strictly follow all institutional, local, state, federal regulations, policies and procedures to assure proper animal health and welfare.
  • Performs cage changing or cleaning as required.
  • Maintains quality and health of research animals by performing health checks and recording animal health concerns per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and/or specified protocols.

Required Skills

Must have a minimum of 1-year experience as cage changer and be able to work a Sunday-Thursday work schedule. "High school diploma or GED required. AALAS ALAT certification preferred or expected within the first year.

(American Assoc for Laboratory Animal Science, Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician certification)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Salary Grade Grade 24