Animal Care Technician II

North Chicago, IL

Posted: 10/01/2019 Job Number: 33158

A-Line Staffing is now hiring an Animal Care Technician in North Chicago, IL. The Animal Care Technician would be working for a Fortune 500 company and has career growth potential. This would be full time / 40+ hours per week.

Animal Care Technician Highlights
  • This position pays $16 to $18 per hour
  • The required availability for this position is Monday to Friday 6am to 2: 30pm

Animal Care Technician Responsibilities
  • Maintains the vivarium and support areas through proper execution of assigned tasks.
  • Directly performs the daily activities involved with cleaning and spraying cages, disinfecting and sanitizing equipment, and stocking supplies.
  • Follows department procedures, to include but not be limited to: cage cleaning, room sanitation, equipment preparation and moving, and cage changes.
  • Maintains daily husbandry tasks through proper execution of training materials and assigned tasks.
  • Directly performs animal handling, carrying and holding animal cages and animals, using and moving carts, hoses or any other lab equipment and supplies.
  • Follows department procedures to provide comprehensive observation and handling of various research animals. Assists with the receiving and housing of research animals; including preparing for the housing activity.
  • Documents tasks in both written and electronic platforms in accordance with regulatory expectations.
  • Documentation style must be neat, organized, and consistent with departmental standards.
  • Maintains area of responsibility by practicing good observation skills and attention to detail.
  • Physical dexterity, visual and auditory acuity, and sensitivity to changes in environmental conditions are utilized in daily task performance.
  • Uses experience and training to make minor decisions to execute daily responsibilities to support animal care operations.
  • Applies basic computer skills to maintain regulatory compliance and training to include but not limited to, email, calendar, and computer-based training modules.
  • Assures duties are completed accurately and in a timely manner not to impact pipeline activities and/or integrity of regulatory expectations.

Animal Care Technician Requirements
  • 2 years’ experience in animal care
  • Ability to safely life 50 lbs.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Attendance is mandatory for the first 90 days

Animal Care Technician Preferred Qualifications
  • 3-5 years’ experience in animal care
  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Certification is preferred

If you think this Animal Care Technician position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!
David Banks
(877) 782-3334 ext. 269
dbanks@alinestaffing.com


 

 

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