Job: Animal Care Technician III, Altasciences Preclinical Services, Everett, WA



General Information


Job title:
Animal Care Technician III
Job location:
Everett, WA 98201 United States

Requisition code:
Date posted:
31/07/2020
Job type:
Compensation:

Career path:

Scientific Discipline:

Job Description


Everett, WA, USA Req #948

Altasciences is a mid-size contract research organization with a unique focus on supporting drug development from lead candidate selection to proof of concept. With over 25 years of industry experience, we provide preclinical and clinical solutions to an international customer base of biopharmaceutical companies. Our full-service offering in this critical stage of drug development includes program management, preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology services, manufacturing and analytical services, medical writing, biostatistics, data management, and bioanalysis services tailored to specific research requirements. Altasciences has facilities in Montreal, QC; Kansas City, KS,Seattle, WA and Philadelphia, PA.

Our team is made up of over 1,300 professionals from the medical and scientific fields who work together to achieve a common goal: to contribute to the advancement of life sciences. Bring your talents and forward-thinking approach to Altasciences and help us develop medicines for those who need them, faster.

Are you compassionate? Do you love working with animals? Do you want to help support the advancement in human health? If you said yes to any of these, you may be the Animal Care Technician we are looking for. Altasciences Preclinical Services is seeking an experienced Animal Care Technician III to perform advanced husbandry tasks involved in the care, maintenance, and welfare of animals like non-human primates, rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, swine and canine. If this position describes you and your passion to take care of these animals apply today!

Responsibilities:

• Comply with the appropriate safety and study requirements as described in the Standard
• Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and governmental
• regulations
• Comply with the appropriate safety and health practices including personal protective
• equipment and barrier requirements, as applicable
• Recognize animal behavior and implement stimulation processes to eliminate or reduce
• stressors
• Perform animal husbandry tasks (e.g. prepare rooms for study)
• Weighing of animals
• Assist with animal shipment activities
• Maintain regulated equipment (e.g. call for repair when needed, monitor vendor visits)
• Perform facility cleaning tasks (e.g. unclogging drains)
• Perform minor cage repairs
• Assist with scientific procedures (e.g. cage procedures)
• Assist with veterinary procedures (e.g. weights)
• Attend training programs to become more knowledgeable of and develop expertise in
• laboratory animal science.
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent)
• 2-3 years of animal experience required; 3-5 years preferred.
• AALAS certification preferred.
• Basic to intermediate computer skills
• Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) in a professional manner
• Math Skills: Basic to intermediate math skills
• Be able to push, pull, and lift 50 lbs


Altasciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.

Altasciences uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.E-Verify.gov.

Other details


• Pay Type Hourly
• Required Education High School



• Everett, WA, USA




Altasciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and protected veteran status, or disability status.

Altasciences uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.
To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.E-Verify.gov.

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