Search Jobs

View our current pharma and IT jobs. Apply or save your search.

Animal Tech

DeSoto, KS 66018

Posted: 09/12/2023 Job Number: 24968548

Job Description


100% On-Site.
Shift- M-F (6.30am-2.30 pm or 7.30am-3.30pm). Required Skills:
  • High school diploma.
  • A combination of equivalent experience and education will be considered.
  • Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to the quality care of laboratory animals and direct contact with a variety of animals. Basic knowledge of animal husbandry, health, and welfare for the specific species at the facility is required.
  • Need someone who follows directions, SOPs, Self-motivated, Team player.
  • Immunizations & routine blood sampling may be required to ensure human safety while working with zoonotic agents, Actual protocol may vary by site.
  • Involves 365 days per year of animal work and responsibility.
  • Involves routine indoor/outdoor exposure on a daily basis, travel from facility to facility, on-call status for animal care, and involves flexible work week and/or overtime.

Project Description:
  • Basic animal husbandry, observation of animals, record keeping, and assisting with some technical procedures, in addition to cleaning and servicing of animal units.
  • Provide basic animal husbandry, i.E., feed, water, care, sanitation, socialization.
  • Observations test animals for adverse reactions.
  • Cleaning and disinfection of animal units after an experiment is conducted. This includes initial cleaning, disinfecting, and changing filters and fumigation of the units.
  • Support AS and R&D personnel by assisting with technical procedures on animals, i.E., bleeding, restraining and inoculation.
  • This includes collection of blood, nasal swabs, and fecal sampling. Euthanasia of animals for collection of tissue by Attending Veterinarian and/or Project Leaders.
  • Necropsy of animals for project leaders to evaluate lesions, tissue samples and disease.
  • Keep accurate records on animals involved in studies.
  • Contact Attending Veterinarian, Manager or Supervisor if animals show abnormal behavior.
  • Review animal protocol studies within two weeks prior to initiation of the animal studies.
  • Stock animal rooms, identify animals, i.E., tagging, placement of animals in proper facility.

This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Vic: vic@alphaconsulting.Com


Meet Your Recruiter

Vic Buch

Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Refer A Friend

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.