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Laboratory Technician

Exton, PA 19341

Posted: 01/17/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 531060 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target Pay Rate: 18-20/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 


MUST have rodent handling and restraint experience.
  • Perform daily animal health observations and animal care for rodents, including weekends and holidays
  • Perform cage changing and monitoring of food and water
  • Maintain inventory of supplies, such as food, bedding, PPE, other general supplies
  • Sanitize housing and procedure rooms, and maintain facility in good condition
  • Operate cage washer and autoclave
  • Learn and perform technical procedures including restraint, euthanasia, anesthesia, recording of body weight, health observations and so on.
  • Support animals for experimental procedures such as shaving, ear tagging and so on.

Job Qualifications
  • High school diploma or AA/AS or BA/BS, plus at least half year of experience with small animal handling for any level of education background is desired.
  • Incumbent who is willing to study toward AALAS certificate is highly desired.
  • Must have experience with rodent handling and restraint
  • Ability to lift, pull and push 50 lbs (food bag etc).
  • Detail oriented, with good organizational and communication skills.
  • Professional attitude; ability to work well with researchers and other technical staff.

Working Conditions

Work is primarily performed in office and animal facility settings. Due to the nature of the position, there is possible exposure to hazardous waste; chemical hazards, including explosives, corrosives, and carcinogens; radioactive and biohazardous materials.
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