Animal Eviscerator Job Description Sample
Animal Services: Animal Health Technician
JOB SUMMARY Benefits Supplemental Questions
Performs routine paraprofessional duties in the medical treatment of animals.
Supervises the activities of the animal care specialists and administrative staff as necessary.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Administers care to all incoming animals including vaccinating, de-worming, weighing, photographing, performing heartworm tests and giving medication.
Enters information into the database.
Prepares animals for surgery, administers medication, and monitors animal vitals through the surgery and recovery process.
Assists veterinarian in spay/neuter surgeries.
Communicates post surgery instructions to new adopters.
Determines disposition on all animals.
Provides medication to sick and injured animals, euthanizes as needed.
Identifies animals in need of foster homes.
Assists with the supervision of kennel staff on weekends/holidays.
Provides direction to shelter volunteers and community service personnel.
Ensures secure building, money in lock box, and inventory of kennel supplies.
Oversees the general maintenance and cleanliness of the facility, ensuring animal kennels and feeding bowls are properly cleaned and sterilized.
Readily complies with departmental and countywide policies and procedures.
Performs related special projects as assigned.
The physical demands and environmental factors listed below, as well as regular attendance, are also essential functions for this position.
Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities.
Requires grasping, repetitive hand movement, and fine coordination preparing statistical reports and data, using a computer keyboard.
Requires near, far, and color vision in performing medical procedures and using the computer.
Hearing is required when providing phone and counter service.
The need to lift and carry animals and equipment weighing in excess of 50 pounds is required.
Exposure to animal waste and blood daily.
Exposure to unpleasant smells and a noisy and wet environment associated with an animal shelter.
Frequent exposure to animals that are agitated or injured that may attempt to bite or scratch.
May work outside in inclement weather, including extreme heat, cold and wet conditions.
Williamson County has adopted a Tobacco-Free Workplace policy. This policy prohibits smoking or use of any tobacco product on Williamson County premises.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Two (2) two years of verifiable experience in the feeding, cleaning and general health care of animals.
Two (2) years prior experience as a Veterinary Technician or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with the public and staff; principles of supervision and teambuilding; experience working with volunteers.
Knowledge in animal health and well-being and nutritional needs.
Knowledge of common animal diseases, behavioral issues, and pharmaceuticals commonly used in the treatment of animals.
Ability to identify signs of animal illnesses, behavior issues, and injuries.
Trained to draw blood from animals for testing; perform injections of vaccines and medications in dogs and cats.
Ability to administer de-worming medication to dogs and cats; perform basic veterinary testing procedures (Feline Leukemia test, heartworm test, fecal exams, etc.).
Knowledge of techniques for properly and safely handling, restraining, and caring for sick, injured, and/or fractious animals.
Ability to administer drugs and certification to perform euthanasia by injection on animals.
Basic computer skills.
Maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record.
- Employment is contingent on passing post-offer, pre-employment drug testing and criminal background investigations.
- Veterinary Technician certification preferred.
Work outside of the regular office hours may be required to meet deadlines and accuracy requirements.
Flexibility of hours and work days is essential including ability to work weekends and holiday hours as needed
Non-Essential Personnel for Emergency Situations; unless employees are designated by Department Heads or employees are in other offices that are open.
Reports directly to the Kennel Manager
Direct Reports- N/A
Number of Direct Reports- 0
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA) STATUS:
- Non-exempt (Hourly)
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: A Williamson County online application (resumes alone are not sufficient) must be received before the position is closed. Positions are open until filled, subject to close at any time after five business days. The Human Resources Department is located at 301 South/East Inner Loop, Suite 108, Georgetown, TX 78626. Phone (512) 943-1533 or visit our website at www.wilco.org.
Williamson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please request assistance from the Human Resources Department.
Animal Caretaker II - Large Animal
Animal Caretaker II - Large Animal
Texas A&M University
Vet Med-Teaching Hospital
Proposed Minimum Salary
College Station, Texas
What we believe
Texas A&M University is committed to promoting a culture that embraces, expands, and celebrates inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability that enriches the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff. Diverse perspectives, talents and experiences are invaluable to our mission and support our core values.
Who we are
The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) includes the Small Animal Hospital http://vethospital.tamu.edu/small-animal-hospital and the Large Animal Hospital http://vethospital.tamu.edu/large-animal-hospital, both of which are dedicated to the total well-being and care of a pet throughout its lifetime. We work with great people, great clinicians, and great educators with a passion for animals and educating others that allows us to provide total care for animal patients while helping to train the next generation of veterinarians at the only veterinary teaching hospital in the state of Texas!
What we want
We are looking for an Animal Caretaker II, to join the dynamic Large Animal department of our Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital! We need an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. The ideal candidate enjoys working with large animals and provides routine care for them. If you enjoy working with large animals, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.
Required Education and Experience:
High School diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience
Two years of experience in animal care
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Other Requirements or Other Factors:
Ability to work around animals, dust or hay
Physical ability to lift heavy loads
May require working alternate shifts, holidays, weekends, or on-call duty
Persons in this position are considered essential when the University declares an emergency, campus closure, class cancellations, etc., and are therefore required to report to work and remain on duty unless/until relieved by the direct supervisor
Preferred Education and Experience:
- More than two years' experience in animal handling or animal care
Salary: $10.32 - $13.26 per hour
Work Schedule: The standard shift is Thursday
Provides feed, water, and care to animals in stalls and cage conditions
Ability to Lift heavy loads
Stocks bedding and feeding rooms
Assists, under the direct supervision of faculty or technicians, during the transportation and positioning of Large Animal patients for Imaging procedures or while patient is recovering after anesthesia
Observes and monitors behavior, problems, or conditions that develop with animals under care and reports to appropriate medical staff or supervisor
Cleans and disinfects treatment rooms
Washes out automatic washers
Cleans floors, walls, bedding, sinks, Hospital corridors, windows, ceilings and cabinets
May require working above ground level
Washes and vacuums corridors after animals are dismissed
Empties manure cans and trash receptacles daily which includes scrubbing and disinfecting
Assists in shop using table saws, skill saws, grinders, and chop saws
Maintains care and service of equipment
Obtains current/up to date safety classes and rabies prophylaxis: Radiation Safety, MRI safety training, Infection control, Aseptic technique, Rabies prophylaxis
Maintains certification where appropriate; Performs other duties as assigned
Special Note: A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Animal Care Technician
Encoded Therapeutics Inc. is a biotechnology company advancing precision medicines for a broad range of genetic disorders. Our mission is to unlock new opportunities for viral gene therapy through genomics-driven discovery. We focus on delivering life-changing advances for individuals with genetic disorders not addressable with current approaches. For more information, please visit www.Encoded.com.
We are recruiting an experienced Animal Care Technician for our in house rodent Vivarium. This is a unique opportunity to work at an exciting, science-driven therapeutics company with a broad platform technology that spans across multiple disease areas. The successful candidate will have animal husbandry expertise.
- Provide routine care for rodents (primarily mice), including food, water and clean caging.
- Maintain animals in colony-specific breeding programs.
- Maintain detailed husbandry and breeding records using both paper documents and an electronic database.
- Receive and house animals from vendors according to documented processes.
- Maintain Vivarium and dedicated vivarium laboratory spaces in a clean and sanitary manner.
- Other duties as assigned.
- A minimum of 3 years of experience in small animal husbandry.
- ALAT certification a minimum LAT strongly preferred.
- Able to handle laboratory rodents, specifically mice.
- Accurately calculate and record numbers and work.
- Work in a standing position that will require bending and stretching during work shift.
- Able to lift at least 30lbs routinely.
- Able to work weekends as necessary.
- Able to work with minimal supervision.
- Cannot have pet rodents at home.
- Comprehensive benefits package, including competitive employer premium contributions
- Meaningful stock option grants
- PTO, sick time and holiday pay
- Generous Parental Leave program
- Pre-tax medical and dependent care programs
- STD, LTD, Life and AD&D
- Professional development opportunities
- Team-building events
- Fully stocked kitchen
Encoded is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Encoded is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Encoded are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion or belief, color, national origin, gender, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the location in which we operate. Encoded will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Encoded encourages applicants of all ages.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at +1 650-491-0272.
Animal Control Officer
This position is responsible for the enforcement of animal control ordinances and for the management of the animal shelter.
Essential Job Functions
Responds to animal bite reports; records victim information; transports animal to shelter
Responds to wild or stray animal reports; captures and transports animals to shelter
Responds to complaints and questions from the general public
Assists citizens with setting traps for wild animals; transfers animals from traps to carriers
Responds to after-hours calls
Maintains assigned vehicle and equipment
Assists Police Officer on calls involving animals
Patrols the city; captures stray animals for transport to shelter
Investigates reports of animal cruelty; issues citations and removes animals as appropriate
Investigates barking dog complaints
Assists the public in the adoption of animals
Assists pet owners in the location of pets within the shelter
Collects shelter donations
Cleans and maintains the animal shelter
Quarantines animals as necessary
Feeds and waters animals
Performs other related duties as assigned
Minimum Education and Experience
Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Oklahoma for the type of vehicle or equipment operated
Animal Research Technician
This position is necessary to provide essential support for the ongoing experimental processes in the laboratory. Work requires advanced knowledge of applicable laboratory procedures, tests, techniques, and terminology.
This position requires advanced level research support, data collection, and data analysis. This position will provide support in advanced histology techniques including immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, and RNAScope. This position will provide technical troubleshooting and protocol optimization especially as it relates to histological techniques and training.
This position will also provide support by performing advanced level mouse handling and restraint, mouse survival surgeries, performing experimental procedures on mice, conducting experiments, data analysis, and data entry. Additional duties include general laboratory care (autoclaving, dishwashing, stocking and inventory laboratory supplies), preparing common laboratory solutions and media. Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Animal Care Technician
NAMSA is a global medical device research organization providing a comprehensive range of services to prove efficacy, non-clinical and clinical safety of medical devices, IVDs, HCT/P and combination products. NAMSA has breadth and depth in consulting, non-clinical and clinical services with expertise in cardiovascular, orthopedic, ocular, neurologic, gastroenterologic, urologic, combination product and related medical devices. For more than 50 years, NAMSA clients utilize its testing and consulting services to bring safe and effective products to market.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Primarily involved in the welfare and husbandry activities of animals, including sanitation of equipment and the vivarium.
Receives, identifies, and acclimates laboratory animals.
Follows the Quality Manual, all NAMSA SOPs, and Process documents.
Documents all required tasks.
May administer treatments as directed by staff veterinarian.
May conduct training on husbandry tasks for other Associates and update training records.
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- 0-2 years of related experience.
Awareness of applicable federal guidelines and regulations including but not limited to USP, ISO, CTFA, FSA, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and the Animal Welfare Act.
Knowledge of metric system, NAMSA GLP testing, scientific applications, experimental design, and data evaluation.
Ability to use applicable NAMSA applications.
NAMSA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) and treatment for every person seeking employment with or employed by our company. The Company will not fail or refuse to hire any individual, discharge any individual, or otherwise discriminate against any individual by reason of a person's race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, or status with regard to public assistance or any other characteristic, status, or condition protected by law. Employment decisions are based solely upon qualifications and merit. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.
Veterinary Receptionist - Safe Harbor Animal Hospital
As a Receptionist you will:
- Receive and place calls to clients for the purpose of scheduling.
- Prioritize multiple tasks in a calm, organized manner.
- Maintain proper documentation through client and pet records, i.e. referral documentation, previous medical history received, etc.
- Assist all clients by providing necessary instructions, information and invoices, dispense prescription items per the veterinarian’s instructions, and schedule all future appointments.
- Utilize hospital computer systems to document medical records and communicate with clients and teammates.
- Manage the financial needs of the hospital by maintaining accurate balances through collection of client transactions, following all cash and credit card handling procedures, and following proper opening and closing procedures.
- Excellent customer service skills and an exceptional level of communication in a professional manner.
- Advocate for pets through client education on preventative care, pet health needs, treatment recommendations and all other hospital services/procedures.
- Maintain a positive attitude in all interactions with clients, pets and other teammates.
- Demonstrate ability to show empathy toward clients and treat pets with compassion and respect.
- Must have at least one (1) year of previous experience in the veterinary industry.
- Utilizing standard office/business equipment.
- Knowledge of veterinary medical terminology and procedures.
- Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts
- Experience with Avimark software is preferred.
- Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments.
- Possession of organizational skills.
- Critical thinking – Understanding logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, good judgment and ability to manage stressful situations.
- Competitive salary, based on experience and expertise
- Discounted Veterinary Care
- A large network of over 1,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth
- Opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals among a great team of people!
Animal Care Technician I, Bumc Lab Animal Science Center
The Animal Care Technician I follows all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas including room or facility personnel entry, use of personnel protective equipment (PPE), and decontamination of all equipment and material moving into controlled areas.
Ensure quality animal care for all research animals.
Maintain proper sanitization of animal equipment, research facility and materials.
Strictly follow all institutional, local, state, federal regulations, policies and procedures to assure proper animal health and welfare. 3-5 years' experience AALAS ALAT certification preferred
High School Diploma or GED Required. 1-12 months experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Manufacturing Operator - Animal Surgery
Job ID :
US - Maryland - Frederick
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.
How will you make an impact?
The Advanced Cell Systems Production team at Thermo Fisher Scientific is responsible for manufacturing various Primary tissue derived products including cells, RNA and subcellular fractions along with reagents and for a variety of biological applications. Our team is dynamic and fast paced, relying on teamwork, multitasking and communication within the team and the larger organization. We are seeking an energetic individual with strong communication, technical and operational skills to join our team. The candidate will follow SOPs and work in compliance with EH&S, GLP, and any other required manufacturing or company systems (e.g. E1, Agile, Trackwise, etc.). This position will be responsible for supporting the team in achieving daily production schedules and product quality goals.
What will you do?
Demonstrate a basic understanding of scientific principles, biology
Ability to perform routine tasks accurately and efficiently
Perform tissue perfusion and isolation of cells from whole and partial organs
Culture and maintain cells using aseptic technique
Operate manual and automated laboratory equipment
Perform mathematical calculations routinely (e.g. viability, concentration and density)
Record information accurately into various electronic databases (e.g. raw and calculated data, inventory transfers, routing hours)
Review data, recognize and report inconsistencies to supervisor
Troubleshoot and think critically
Understand and apply good documentation practices consistently when documenting work
Perform miscellaneous / other duties as assigned
Communicate effectively with supervisor to ensure expectations, progress, and results are clearly understood. Must be able to work well with a variety of scientists/technicians
Ability to follow and implement Thermo Fisher Scientific policies and Standard Operating Procedures
Nature and Scope:
This position interacts with equivalent levels of internal personnel. That interaction requires good communication skills and customer service skills. Effectiveness in this role also requires functional knowledge of cell culture, small animal handling, cryopreservation processes, media and reagent preparation, work order creation, entry and closure, and good documentation practices (GDP). The job encounters recurring work situations of a routine nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position; errors in work could cause delays in schedules. This position requires the individual to be ready to start work on-time daily. Unplanned unapproved "missed-time" is required to be less than 2% annually. The incumbent normally receives general instruction on routine work, detailed instruction on new assignments.
How will you get here?
Associate degree required; Bachelor's degree in scientific field preferred
Minimum of 0-2 years related experience
Knowledge of Aseptic Technique
Cell Culture knowledge is a plus
Some rodent handling and procedural experience a plus
Must be customer focused, able to work under pressure with team
Strong organizational, record-keeping, and data analysis skills required
Anticipate needs and problems while creating solutions
Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a 'can do' attitude
Proven ability to consistently and independently follow policies and procedures; written and verbal instruction, and to meet schedules required
Able to work with business computer software with logistics related databases desired and ERP systems experience
Works in a laboratory environment and may operate under various temperatures up to ten hours per day. May work in a standing position for extended periods of time. May handle potentially hazardous materials (chemical, biological). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must be agreeable to work any shift (with advance notice of shift change). Must be flexible to work varying schedules, hours, and overtime as needed. The nature of the operation's working environment is conducive to varying degrees of stress throughout the day. The physical and emotional demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Animal Services Director
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Under general direction of the Deputy City Manager, manages the administrative, financial, managerial and supervisory activities necessary to operate the Animal Shelter and Animal Services Division.
Exercises direct management and supervision of program supervisors, customer service personnel, and volunteer coordinators
Examples of Duties
Supervises the operation of the Animal Shelter and works in harmony with the Shelter Veterinarian to ensure the humane administration of all animal care programs.
Administers the fiscal management program of the Animal Services Division including division budget development.
Oversees the hiring, supervision, training, evaluation and management of all subordinate personnel engaged in the activities of the Animal Services Division.
Responsible for development and oversight of all division programs. Monitors all programs for effectiveness and recommends improvements.
Works in partnership with other City departments when animal services matters arise including Legal, Police, Code Enforcement, and Environmental Health.
Establishes and maintains positive relationships with the general public, media, welfare agencies, donors, and volunteers. Plans opportunities for community support through outreach events.
Develops long-range plans and strategies focused on improving services and outcomes in the Animal Services Division to achieve the City's stated goal of achieving a 90% live release rate for all companion animals by 2027.
Responds to community concerns regarding animal and agency issues.
Serves as staff liaison to the Animal Services Advisory Board.
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The philosophy of animal rights issues and animal healthcare in a community and shelter setting.
Working with and coordinating multiple tasks using staff and volunteer resources, with special emphasis on humane animal sheltering and handling.
Laws and ordinances governing animal protection and control.
Interact with the public in a tactful and diplomatic manner, communicate effectively with other individuals and be able to objectively evaluate problems and recommend appropriate actions.
Operate office equipment including computers and related software.
Use animal services management software.
Direct and manage the activities of the animal service program.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Lead and manage a team in a manner that accomplishes the Division's mission and treats team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination of equivalent experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
Five (5) years of experience working in an animal shelter, animal rights or wildlife rehabilitation center or equivalent function including two (2) years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
A Bachelor's degree or higher in Public Administration, Business, Animal Science, Non-Profit Management, Biology, or any other discipline that would enhance the position is preferred.
License or Certificate:
Society of Animal Welfare Administrators Certification is preferred.
A valid current Texas driver's license is required, the ability to obtain one within ten (10) days of employment, or a military waiver is required.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
Work with and around animals, to include animal fur, dander, and waste.
Exposure to high stress.
Some holidays and weekend work may be required.
Exposure to high noise levels and zoonotic diseases when around animals.
Exposure to all weather conditions when working at outdoor events.
With or without accommodation, ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, and twist.
City of Abilene Core Values
Demonstrating through our actions that we hold ourselves and our citizens in high enough regard to do what we say we will do, in the timeframe we commit to.
Recognizing that everyone has dignity and deserves helpful, courteous, and prompt attention.
Consistently doing what is necessary, expected, and required, and when able to do so, exceeding expectations.
Possessing an unwavering commitment to doing the right things right.
Consistently adhering to high professional and ethical standards.
Keeping commitments to our citizens, co-workers, and others.
Service Above Self
Being open and approachable to council members, citizens, and our fellow employees at all times.
Treating our customers like we would like to be treated.
Fostering a servant's heart in ourselves and each other by conscientiously doing what is best for the community in all cases.
Passionately committed to serving others.
Helping to make our citizens' lives better.
Finding ways to say yes.
Excellence in All We Do
Delivering on promises made, taking personal responsibility for achieving community-minded goals.
Leading by example, recognizing the importance of working together to meet everyone's needs, treating everyone with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
Sharing resources and information freely.
Communicating regularly and honestly with council members, citizens, and employees.
Having a can-do attitude.
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