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Animal Technician - Hollister, CA

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Hollister
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

**Animal Technician (Hollister, CA)**

Kelly Science is hiring an **Animal Lab Technician** to work at a Biotech/Pharmaceutical Company that specializes in breeding animals for Research in Hollister, CA.

Temp to Hire Opportunity with multiple openings! Great, entry level long, term positions with an established company!

**Pay Rate is $18/hr+ DOE**

**Work Schedule:**

+ Monday-Friday, 5 am to 1:30 pm

+ Monday-Thursday, 4 am to 1:30 pm and Friday, 4 am to 8 am

Interested candidates **APPLY TODAY** for immediate consideration. **Text 'START' to Rachel at 623-267-1628** for more information and schedule an interview\_johnson

**Job Description:**

As an **Animal Lab Technician** , you'll perform routine and moderately complex animal husbandry and other production duties. The role requires maintaining supplies and environment of environmentally controlled work area(s) and assisting in training of entry-level employees.

+ Breeds, raises and cares for small research animals. Follows proper breeding and animal care procedures.

+ Clean / wash cages, replace bedding, ensure water and food is properly maintained and stocked in each cage.

+ Monitors animal behavior and physical attributes to ensure animal health and confirm appropriate phenotype; reports any findings. Ensures bio-security.

+ Perform physical environment cleanliness. Upkeep and maintain record-keeping and production operations according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

+ Order and operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines.

+ Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain the isolator and/or barrier room barrier.

+ May coordinate limited production activities in the temporary absence of the Supervisor.

+ May pull and pack animals for shipping to customers, as assigned.

+ Coordinates with Customer Service on scheduling and order status.

**Job Requirements:**

Education: High School Diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.). AALAS Certification preferred OR BS degree in Scientific field.

Experience: One to two years related experience and/or training in animal husbandry preferred but not necessary. Will train on duties.

1. Able to work in a hot/humid environment while performing repetitive tasks.

2. Comfortable working with live animals is a must!

**Physical Demands:**

+ Regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

+ Regularly required to stand and ascend/descend rolling platform stairs (up to six steps) to perform all tasks and procedures related to the job.

+ Regularly transports supplies, removes waste, and/or laboratory equipment while ascending/descending rolling platform stairs (up to six steps).

+ Regularly positions self (stoop, crouch, squat, sit, reach) to access and inspect small models and be able to assess their conditions and environment from various distances.

+ Regularly lifts and/or moves equipment and materials weighing up to 10 pounds.

+ Regularly required to utilize a computer/tablet.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** ** -** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world's most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goals-it's the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ** -**

At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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