Animal Care Technician

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 03 Nov 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Animal Care Technician with a biotechnology company located in Cambridge, MA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily health observations and effectively record and communicate abnormalities to the scientists.
  • Perform husbandry duties for rats and mice
  • Perform daily census, handle related documentation, and follow reporting procedures.
  • Perform animal receipt and housing of animals.
  • Utilize internal databases to perform the receipt of animals and processing of supplies.
  • Perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures.
  • Perform cagewash and preparation activities to include usage of equipment and maintenance of adequate inventories as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent (1+ years' experience), Associate's or Bachelor's degree in animal science or related discipline preferred (0+ years' experience).
    Minimum of ALAT certification required (or must be obtained within first 12 months of employment).
  • Minimum of 1-year related experience.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to regularly lift/push, or pull up to 50 pounds

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Nikki Ranieri at 215-531-5288.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.