Cambridge, MA
Date Posted: January 30, 2017
Employment Type: Contract
Job Id: 7418

Job Description

Animal Husbandry Technician

Position Summary:

The individual in this role will share responsibility for the daily husbandry of a rodent animal facility.  He/she will also assist the Lead Animal Husbandry Technician in inventory control, purchasing, and other operational support responsibilities as needed. The successful candidate must have experience in the handling and daily care of rats and mice, excellent organizational skills, computer skills, and be a strong team player.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily animal health checks
  • Receive and house new animals
  • Cage preparation, changing and routine maintenance
  • Maintenance and inventory control of procedure rooms and animal housing rooms
  • Willingness to work weekends and holidays as needed

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and 2 – 5 years of experience required
  • Previous experience working with rodents
  • Basic Microsoft Office and computer skills

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