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Reference code: 98651165 Charles River , Spencerville, OH, UNITED STATES

Category

Scientific/Technical Staff

Type

Full-time

Start date

Unspecified

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Unspecified

Responsible for performing operational, administrative and technical tasks to provide comprehensive care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including: feeding/watering, sanitizing primary and secondary enclosures, environmental enrichment, handling and restraint and related tasks. Assist with the movement of animals and stocking of supplies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • May handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of animals at the site.
  • May observe animals for general health and overall well being.
  • Clean primary enclosure and enclosure area for animals.
  • Sanitize cages, enrichment devices and other related equipment.
  • Measure and distribute feed to animals in accordance with established procedures.
  • May provide environmental enrichment with guidance.
  • Inspect feeding and watering devices for proper function.
  • Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.
  • May assist with the movement/transfer of animals.
  • May perform cagewash duties as assigned.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.