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We are currently seeking LaboratoryAnimal Caretakers (Levels I and II) at our facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
OVERVIEW: Responsible for all activities required for the proper care and maintenance of an Animal Contract. We expect the Laboratory Animal Caretaker II to be forward thinking and create and assist in developing plans to enhance the learning abilities and performance on this contract. The Laboratory Animal Caretaker II will maintain an effective relationship with the customer.
Understands and follows all SOPs and Quality Assurance Standards.
Performs daily animal health checks and reports any abnormal animal conditions to the veterinary technician and /or Area Supervisor.
Disposes of dead animals following standard SOPs and policies.
Changes animal caging, to include feed and water, according to SOPs and/or specific approved protocols and the schedule established by the Area Supervisor.
Sexes and weans animals according the SOPs.
Maintains daily animal census sheets, room equipment and status form sheets, and other forms requested by the Area Supervisor.
Cleans and sanitizes animal facility and assigned rooms according to SOPs.
Maintains and repairs animal caging and support equipment.
Receives, examines, transfers, identifies and properly houses incoming animal shipments according to SOPs.
Assist with the restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as requested by the investigators.
Assist in ANY contract related activity as assigned by the Area Supervisor or to complete daily assignments.
Must be able to lift a maximum of 50 lbs; bend, stoop, climb and stand for a prolonged period.
Perform any other duties as assigned.
*All employees are expected to perform their duties as assigned. Weekend work is required as scheduled. In addition, extra hours are required during an emergency situation if any unexpected situations arise until work is completed.
Required education: High school diploma. Successful candidate will be expected to possess an AALAS Certification at the ALAT level.
SoBran, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.
Additional Salary Information: SoBran offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package upon hire.
SoBran, Inc. is a rapidly growing technical and professional services company, serving government and industry for 20 years. We partner with customers to solve problems affecting critical missions such as biomedical research, defense, homeland security, environmental protection, and national energy policy. Core SoBran strengths include biomedical research support, engineering, logistics and supply... chain management, mail sanitation and screening, and program management support. Our biomedical services professionals support world class research that impacts the health of people around the world.