Animal Technician

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
16 May 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2018
Ref
5935/E1618
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

The Animal Technician will provide exceptional animal care for all multiple species of research animals. The incumbent will maintain and provide proper sanitization of all animal equipment, research facility and materials. Strictly follow all institutional, local, state, federal regulations, policies and procedures to assure proper animal health and welfare provided for animals. Responsible for performance of basic animal husbandry for USDA/ regulated species consisting of nonhuman primate, swine, rabbit, chinchilla, guinea pig, hamster, other USDA species.  Responsible for performing basic animal care inclusive of Animal Biosafety Levels 1 &2 plus Chemical Containment Levels: CCL-1, CCL-2, CCL-3.

Required Skills

High school diploma or GED, 1-2 years’ experience, prefer AALAS ALAT Certification (Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician)

Boston University is 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