Animal Breeder Job Description Sample
Breeder Technician I
Breeder Technician I
Req ID #: 29641
Location: Framingham, MA, US, 01701
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe.
Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work e perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
Cares for the animals used in research and development studies. Performs duties related to the maintenance of experimental animals such as feeding and caring for animals, cleaning cages, holding animals for treatment by laboratory technician or maintaining inventory and animal identification records.
Performs cleaning/sanitation of animal facility and equipment. Responsible for bio-safety and bio-security of the animals. May partner with pre-clinical investigators to assist and support veterinarians with surgery, dosing, post-op care and monitoring of animal studies.
About Research Models & Services
Fundamental to basic research and discovery is the use of in vivo models to help identify disease targets and determine potential biological pathways that regulate the condition. As the world's leader in the production and distribution of the highest quality research animal, with 1 out of 2 animal models produced for preclinical research globally, we understand the importance of this step. With seven decades of experience, our expertise is unmatched, allowing us to provide you with the perfect model, including disease-specific and preconditioned options, for basic research and beyond.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.
We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.
For more information, please visit www.criver.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet
Nearest Major Market: Framingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston
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Breeder Supervisor - St. Pauls NC - Processing
Supervises and assists contract hatching egg producers in the production of hatching eggs according to Sanderson Farms' program.
Performs other flock related duties such as weighing, vaccinating and medicating, drawing blood, ordering feed, litter, spraying and wash downs and coordinating the placement of pullets on hen farms and the catching of spent flocks.
Stays current on breeder flock management and hatching egg production technology.
Makes routine inspections of contract hen houses, checking on the health of hens, proper care by the producer, proper operation of houses and equipment, conditions in egg and cooler rooms, amount of feed on farm, egg grading procedures, condition of disposal facilities and other items prescribed for the proper operation of hen farm.
Makes recommendations and suggestions to grower about farm or flock condition.
Records and reviews egg production and flock mortality.
Orders feed for flock as necessary.
Sample weighs birds on farms to determine the physical and sexual development of the flock.
Maintains a disease bio-security program on all farms.
Supervises the preparation of farms for receiving mature pullets, including proper clean out, necessary repairs, ordering litter and wash and spray service.
Escorts catchers and live haul trucks to farms where flocks are sold.
Assists Pullet Supervisor in placing mature pullets on hen farms.
Vaccinates and medicates flocks as prescribed.
Takes monthly inventory of birds on farms.
Attends workshops and seminars relating to breeder flock management and hatching egg production.
Supervises construction of new and repair of old hen farm facilities.
Makes records of and reports as required of medications used, weights, inventories, farm conditions, egg production and other items relating to hen farms or flocks.
Sends or takes diseased birds and feed samples to diagnostic labs as necessary.
Draws blood samples and sends or takes to lab as necessary.
Maintains company animal welfare program as it pertains to breeders.
Performs other duties as required
Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Science, Business, or related area, or equivalent experience
One year agricultural experience preferred.
City: St. Pauls
Date Posted: March 12, 2018
Citrus Rootstock Horticulturist And Breeder
Citrus Rootstock Horticulturist and Breeder
Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201711093064 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $51,936 - $83,520
Under supervision, provide oversight of the rootstock experiments at LREC, UCR, CVARS and privately owned experimental sites that are part of our Citrus Research Board funded project entitled: Integrated Citrus Breeding and Evaluation for California. Assist other researchers in planning and conducting experiments. Perform hybridizations of Citrus, Poncirus and related species, propagate trees both by seed germination and grafting/budding techniques and maintain trees in the greenhouse. Collect and analyze plant tissue samples and data on plant performance. Communicate with growers and other researchers.
Driver's license is required to travel out in the field to do research.
Education and experience: Bachelor's degree in horticultural science, agronomy or plant science, or plant pathology with horticultural experience. Must have a basic understanding of plant breeding, genetics and statistics.
Ability to read, write and speak Spanish.
At least 2 years work experience with Citrus.
Current knowledge of State and Federal quarantine regulations relating to citrus.
Experience in plant breeding, experimental design.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
Graduate School of Education
- 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering
- 71st among ranked schools
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the efforts of the Early generation in the NA barley breeding program.
Data analysis and summaries; timely variety advancement decisions
Evaluate early generation and advanced material for agronomic, malting and brewing potential.
Supervise Assistant Plant Breeders in the evaluation of barley lines. In-Field variety evaluation.
Integrate the results from various programs, malt quality, pathology, genomics, field trials to identify superior barley genotypes.
Assist ABI's Director of Global Barley Research and other personnel in ABI in determining appropriate strategy for barley development and deployment.
Collaborate with Managers of Malt Quality, Plant Pathology and Genomics to determine best research approaches for barley variety development.
Participate in report preparation by coordinating data summarization and analysis to provide outside personnel information about the breeding program.
Improve plant breeding knowledge through college courses, workshops, seminars, professional meetings and staff training to enhance job performance.
Design and develop new plant breeding methodology and field plot techniques to enhance performance of the breeding program. New technology evaluation.
Industry A-B communication, presentations and meetings.
Primary purpose and function of position
Primary purpose is to develop new barley varieties for northamerica that provide anheuser-busch inbev with barley raw material supply forhigh quality beer.
Function of position is technical and operational. providing directionand management of north america barley breeding program from initial breedingwork to advancement into malting and brewing evaluation process.
Involves working with a wide network of scientists worldwide andunderstanding ABI's barley, malt and beer production needs for quality factors.
Ph.D. in Plant Breeding orrelated field.
Experience in field plottechniques - statistical design of field trials, observations in the field.
Knowledge of genetics andplant breeding methods.
Ability and willingness to travelextensively.
Ability to lead a researchprogram.
Nacogdoches Breeder Farm Crew
This position is responsible for entry level non-skilled general labor while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.
Applicants will be considered for general labor opening on the breeder farm crew. Standing, walking, bending, stretching, climbing, pushing, pulling, and reaching are required. These positions work in a dusty, hot and humid to cold and damp environment.
If an applicant meets Tyson's minimum requirements for consideration, they may be contacted for an interview. For biosecurity reasons, applicants cannot own or have contact with any wild or domestic fowl.
Your application is only active for the current month in which you applied. You will need to reapply next month to have an active application and be considered for employment.
Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.
Breeder Service Technician
Job Title: Breeder Service Technician
Responsible for the movement of pullets, field vaccinations and medication, and hen productivity. May also include gathering and transportation of eggs and hatchability.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Inspects farms for compliance with contract and cooperative agreement standards.
Advises farmers on development programs to assist in producing quality poultry products.
Conducts safety meetings.
Coordinates and/or handles the movement of pullets.
Performs field vaccinations and/or administers medications.
Weighs, handles and fleshes pullets, hens and males.
Tracks and analyzes hen productivity.
May collect and transport eggs and track hatchability.
May schedule and train other employees.
IMPACT OF DECISIONS:
Decisions may impact the department, goals of the department, or the work area/unit.
Work requires the use of a variety of procedures, policies and/or standards. Moderate analytic ability is required in the application of guidelines, policies, and procedures and in gathering and interpreting data in cases for problems of moderate difficulty or complexity.
Solves problems by gathering, compiling, and sorting information. Problems are usually at the work unit or department level.
FREEDOM OF ACTION:
Works under limited supervision with periods of relative autonomy and general review. The position has the latitude to select techniques/processes within defined broad objectives and procedures to complete tasks. May periodically lead/supervise others.
INTERNAL; Internal communication is required on a weekly basis with Professional or Supervisor level positions. Communication involves exchange of basic verbal/written routine information and/or simple service activities requiring common courtesy, (e.g., answering questions, giving direction in response to simple requests).
EXTERNAL; External communication is required on a daily basis with Clerical or Technical level positions. Communication requires moderate tact and cooperation to convey basic facts (e.g., scheduling and/or coordinating two personal calendars, resolving problems, and/or obtaining necessary information).
Routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness, and unpleasant air conditions. May involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a related field.
Typically requires greater than 2 up to 5 years of DIRECTLY RELATED experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION:
Current driver's license and good driving record.
Breeder Loadout Operator Lead
To physically load delivery vehicles following established procedures;
Keep scale house and associated work areas clean and well stocked;
Responsible for FMIM entry .reconcile micro and finished feed inventories daily
Back up for Q.C. and assist back up for dispatch. Assist night shift with
Organizing after hour out of feeds and communicating production and
Delivery issues to proper departments.
1. To load delivery vehicle with correct weights and types of feed as directed by drivers and panel operator, maneuvering vehicles on scale and yard as necessary.
2.Sweeps and cleans scale, scale house, and other work areas as determined necessary.assist receiving operator by weighing
in & out bulk feed ingredient trucks maintaining accurate scale records.
3. Assist receiving with forklift , truck and rail unloading when necessary.
4.Log in receivings to FMIM and properly label feed & ingredient samples daily.
5.Reconcile micro and finished feed inventories daily.
6.Back up for Q.C.position & assist back up for dispatch position.
7. Assist night shift with organizing out of feeds and communicating production & delivery issues to proper departments.
8. To complete other basic assignments as scheduled by management.
- Basic mechanical knowledge and computer skills a plus; credentials or licensing required for Ability to operate a forklift; Ability to navigate tractor/trailer units on mill scale and yard.
Reading, writing basic math & analytical skills with a High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Must be able to swing 15# sledgehammer;
Must be able to bend and stoop;
Exposed to sustained noise levels of > 85 db;
Exposed to significant amount to ingredient dust;
Must be able to move about in confined spaces;
Exposed to all seasonal weather conditions and significant amount of air borne dust;
Must wear personal protective equipment, including fall protection when maneuvering on feed trucks & rail cars;
Must be able to climb heights to 120 feet.
Must be able to operate a forklift and mowing equipment
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Master Grower And Breeder
Greengro Technologies (OTC: GRNH), a world class provider of eco-friendly green technologies is seeking a highly motivated individual that has experience growing cannabis and has the ability or familiarity with cannabis crossing and/or breeding.
The individual must have knowledge of the local genetics, good organizational skills and familiarity with computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel. This is an excellent opportunity for those who want to learn and understand breeding and cultivation of cannabis and general plant breeding and genetics.
– Ability to grow clones and maintain disease and pest free environment (growth chamber, greenhouse)
– Manage temporary labor to fulfill day to day responsibilities
– Sample submission to contract or affiliate labs for genomics and quality
– Data entry into proprietary software
– Ability to obtain pesticide applicator license
– Already licensed is a plus
Covance's Animal Technician job will not only take care of your immediate needs but also help you with your career goals. Are you looking for a job that provides a competitive hourly rate AND offers full medical/dental/vision benefits? Are you looking for a company that wants to help you with your future whether it is on job training or going back to school (tuition reimbursement).We also want you to take time off for yourself, so Covance offers 21 days of paid time off annually.Covance is seeking an Animal Technician at our facility in Denver, PA.The Animal Technician will:♦ Adhere to strict SOP's, directives and enforce regulatory compliance.♦ Responsible for sanitation of the animal buildings, cages, and support areas in order to maintain a clean and healthy environment to produce the highest quality animal and minimize the spread of bacteria and disease.♦ Responsible for physical area of designated building (stock/production).♦ Rabbit production: breed, palpate, manage nest boxes, foster, identify and retain breeder candidates, wean.♦ Maintain animal stock: feed, wash cages, dump pans, check automatic watering, identify health issues, and consolidate.♦ Set up orders by age/weight for all shipments to customers, identify and confirm client requirements, select and pack animals to meet delivery schedules.♦ Be aware of compliance issues and report as needed.♦ Conduct head count of animals to determine availability of salable animals.♦ Do laundry to maintain personal hygiene.♦ Monitor all traffic and material entering the building.♦ Stock supplies for building.♦ Ability to perform RADAC plate testing, internal chlorine reading, ammonia samples, fecal collections, and necropsies.♦ Take necessary steps to assume a safe working environment.♦ Complete necessary paperwork (stock/production).♦ Write and update SOP's as needed.♦ Perform miscellaneous duties, as assigned.
♦ High school diploma or equivalent♦ AALAS Certification preferred
Small animal production/order preparation experience helpful♦ Previous experience in science field helpful
649700 - Laboratory Animal Technician (Nci)
The Laboratory Animal Sciences Program (LASP) provides exceptional quality animal care and technical support services for animal research performed at the National Cancer Institute at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. LASP executes this mission by providing a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art technologies and services that are focused on the design, generation, characterization and application of genetically engineered and biological animal models of human disease, which are aimed at the development of targeted diagnostics and therapies. LASP contributes to advancing human health, developing new treatments, and improving existing treatments for cancer and other diseases while ensuring safe and humane treatment of animals.
KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES-THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING APPROVAL
The Laboratory Animal Technician is responsible for the daily care of research animals for experimental purposes in germ-free/gnotobiotic isolators and includes:
Operation and maintenance of flexible film isolators
Husbandry of rodents housed in flexible film isolators and conventional cages
Rodent colony management tasks such as breeder setup, weaning, tagging, tailing
Performance of technical procedures, such as the administration of experimental compounds via various routes, including handling and performing work with hazardous chemical, biological or radiological materials
Animal health monitoring and recording of phenotypic changes, tumor measurements and treatment responses
Collection of blood, tissues and diagnostic samples.
Work may involve the use of potentially hazardous radiological, chemical, and biological materials. This is a change in facility.
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Possession of a High School Diploma, or equivalent
Any combination of education and progressively responsible technical experience which qualifies the candidate to sit for the LAT Certification Exam within 12 months of hire –or- Associate degree in Life Sciences or Veterinary Technology. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency. Will encourage achievement of LAT Certification; however, this is not a requirement.
Experience in animal husbandry tasks
Experience in colony management associated tasks
Ability to work in a team and communicate with management in a demanding scientific environment
Ability to keep detailed and accurate computer records and maintain/update data in computer-based applications/databases
Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures for animal facilities and the basic requirements for maintaining laboratory animals and performing scientific procedures involving animal testing and data collection
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and to wear respiratory protection equipment if necessary
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Excellent observation and organization skills
Ability to multi-task
Excellent written and oral communications skills
Computer/data entry skills
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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