Under general supervision, provides routine care and handling of laboratory animals in a safe and sanitary manner.
Feeds and waters animals.
Changes animal caging as scheduled, sanitizing rooms, equipment and hallways.
Conducts daily animal health checks.
Applies permanent identification devices.
Ensures that activities are in compliance with AAALAC standards.
Education Required: High School diploma or GED.
Experience Required: Two years of relevant experience.
Certification/Licenses/Registration: Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). Certification must be obtained within one year of hire or promotion.
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