Animal Eviscerator Job Description Sample
Animal Technician, Large Animal
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Animal Husbandry / Animal Care Technician
Animal Husbandry / Animal Care Technician, San Diego, CA
Position Description: The Husbandry Technician is responsible for providing husbandry and animal care to laboratory animals (rodents, rabbits, dogs, pigs, and other animals as needed) in conventional, immunocompromised, and BSLII laboratory areas.
Schedule/Shift: 1st shift, Wed.-Sun., 4:00am-12:30pm. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as well as provide comprehensive (24-hour a day /7 days a week) after hours and on-call coverage.
Pay Rate: $12/hr.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform animal observations; provide care and husbandry services.
Observe, record, and report atypical findings of the environment and animal's health. Immediately reports such matters to the Vivarium Manager.
Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of laboratory animals., This includes providing clean food, water, and bedding; as well as provides assistance to investigators, and CRO areas in experimental procedures and post-operative care.
Maintains animal room records; e.g. census, sanitation, environmental monitoring, enrichment, feeding and cage card animal identification.
Receive animals (e.g., general health observation, sexing and identification).
Provide daily reports of the general condition of the facility with respect to safety, sanitation, equipment operation, and maintenance, as well as environmental monitoring of the assigned areas.
Operate and maintain animal care equipment, including the washing, cleaning, and autoclaving of cages.
Ensure that animal populations are treated humanely.
Perform other duties as directed by management.
High School Diploma is a minimum requirement.
6 months prior experience is desirable.
Experience in a laboratory setting desired.
Some prior applicable experience and proficient communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to perform duties and responsibilities with minimal supervision.
Ability to understand light to moderately complex SOPs and protocols. Documentation of such data must be legible.
Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as well as provide comprehensive (24-hour a day/7 days a week) after hours and on-call coverage.
Work in moderate to high noise level environment and perform repetitive tasks such as walking bending, and lifting up to 50 lbs. Occasional local travel may be required.
Animal Resources Center (Arc) Trainee - Animal Resources Center
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Experience and Education
High school graduation or equivalent with no experience required.
Operates cagewash equipment start-up and shut-down procedures. T Thoroughly cleans and monitors equipment throughout day and reports equipment failures.
Maintains high quality sanitization. Recognizes equipment needs and rapidly processes appropriate equipment.
Operates autoclave equipment. Maintains autoclaves equipment.
Reports equipment failures and maintains log books. Evaluates and prepares extra equipment and delivers sterile equipment to appropriate storage rooms.
Maintains proper bedding levels in cages; accurately sorts equipment by bedding type and building. Maintains quality and rejects unclean equipment. Maintains steam strip logs.
Cleans and maintains multiple support areas (storage rooms, restrooms, breakrooms, procedure labs) as well as main hallways. Utilizes appropriate techniques and chemicals to ensure sanitization of all surfaces.
Completes multiple loads to laundry to meet area needs. Keeps machines cleaned and well maintained. Accurately requests, sorts, organizes routine supplies to meet area needs. Provides supply requests in timely manner.
Correctly applies appropriate techniques and chemicals to maintain facility floors. Routinely sweeps and mops.
Utilizes floor machines to effectively remove buildup of wax and debris. Follows appropriate safety procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Laboratory Animal Technician 1
Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this classified civil service position. Message to Applicants Number of Positions Available 3 University Title Laboratory Animal Technician 1 Working Title Lab Animal Tech 1 - Cage Wash Department Univ Lab An Res Department Location Columbus Requisition Number 445796 Summary of Duties
In support of The Ohio State University's Research and Innovation activities, the selected candidate will work within The Office of Research supporting the ULAR mission of providing humane animal care and facilitating biomedical research discoveries. In coordination with directed team member and Team Leader; works as a team member performs cage wash and facility needs in any assigned ULAR area to complete humane animal care as identified daily; helps support team area in cage cleaning; dirty and clean side needs as assigned; performs as needed feeding and watering animals as required by standard operating procedures for assigned area species; observes and reports abnormal conditions; performs rounds of animal facilities; within assigned team area supports and maintains sanitation of animal housing and research areas; performs sterilization, disinfection, pest control; maintains census tracking and tracking treatment service needs; As needed alerts directed individual or team leader of required area supply needs and issues.
Works daily as identified in cage wash or animal care to support animal care team as needed or directed. Will require successful completion of a background check and employee health physical.
Additional Information for Applicants:
There are three positions available with this posting.
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check. Required Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent certificate; six months of work experience providing direct care for animals in a program setting or facility.
Current AALAS registration as Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician.
Target Salary $12.75 - $14.00 Hourly Job Category Civil Service Job Appointment (FTE%)
Full/Part Time Full-time Temporary or Regular Regular Posting Start Date 01/19/2019 Posting End Date 01/27/2019 Dept Contact Name Rector,Jessica C Dept Contact Phone 614/688-8123 Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/92097
Animal Husbandry Technician (Part-Time Proposed Effort)
Join The Winning Team….Team SoBran - We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBran's success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employees' individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran.
SoBran, Inc. is seeking an Animal Husbandry Technician (Part Time) for proposed efforts in Boston, Massachusetts.
OVERVIEW: This position is for an Animal Husbandry Technician for the Animal Care Project. This person will be familiar with the day-to-day activities, employees, and concerns within the facility. The Animal Husbandry Technician will use their know-how and creativity to assist in developing plans to enhance performance on this contract; including effectively managing customer and client relationships.
Essential Duties of the Animal Husbandry Technician:
Understands and follows SOPs, safety procedures, and quality assurance standards
Provides daily animal care, feeding, watering and housing support for the animal facility
Performs daily animal health checks, documents assigned duties and reports abnormal animal conditions to facility management and/or veterinary staff
Performs full animal life cycle duties, sexes and weans animals, monitors and ensures adequate environmental parameters and enrichment for each animal and immediately reports deficiencies
Aseptically changes animal caging, maintains and sanitizes facility equipment, animal rooms, procedure rooms and other areas associated with the animal facility; while exercising proper waste disposal practices
Maintains daily animal room census and corrects/requests cage cards as required
Prepares and submits required husbandry records, logs, and inventories as requested
Receives, examines, transfers, identifies and properly houses incoming animal shipments
Assists with the handling of various animal species as requested by the investigators
Assists with contract related duties as assigned
Work Schedule: Employee works Friday, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (part time). Holiday work is required as scheduled; in addition to extra hours during emergency situations.
- HS Diploma or equivalent
Some experience caring for animals in a laboratory or veterinary environment required
Must possess the physical strength, dexterity and endurance to lift, pull, push and handle cages, racks, large pieces of miscellaneous equipment, feed & bedding bags and other materials and equipment normally found in a research facility
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.; bend, stoop, climb and stand for a prolonged period
SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.
Part-Time Animal Services Assistant/ Kennel Attendant
Position Information Benefits Supplemental Questions
The Animal Control Division of the Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Animal Services Assistant/Kennel Attendant. This individual will assist the Animal Control Officer with the day-to-day functions and maintenance of the Animal Control Facility. The Part-Time Animal Services Assistant/Kennel Attendant may also assist the Animal Control Officer in the field.
Essential Functions:Job duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Receive and dispatch complaints and concerns of the public by phone and in person
Assist in the daily care and control of sheltered animals
Assist in monitoring the conditions of animals held in the shelter and of the facility itself to ensure the health and safety of the animals housed there
Assist in monitoring animal foods, equipment and supplies
Issue dog licenses
Interact with the public
Euthanize and dispose of animals as appropriate
Restrain confined animals using snaring equipment, leash or lead, or other means of controlling animals as deemed necessary, in accordance with proper safety procedures
Assist with the preparation and maintenance of reports and records
Operate cash register
Perform data entry and retrieval
Administer medication to impounded animals as directed by a Veterinarian
Perform other related duties as assigned
Additional duties with a valid Penal Code 832 Certificate (desirable)
Tranquilize animals with a tranquilizer gun.
Issue court citations relating to animal control enforcement.
Prior experience working with animals in an animal shelter environment and/or in an animal services environment is highly desirable.
Possession of a high school diploma or G.E.D. Certificate required.
Experience and Education:EXPERIENCE
Refer to Minimum Qualifications Section.
Refer to Minimum Qualifications Section
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION
Possession of a valid California Driver's License at the time of employment, to be maintained as a condition of continued employment.
Must obtain certification in Small Animal Euthanasia within six (6) months from date of employment. Once possesion is received and verified, hourly rate will increase to $13.00.
Penal Code 832 Certificate (Arrest and Firearms)
1.All applicants must complete and return a standard application for employment form with sufficient information listed to indicate the minimum qualifications for this position are met.
And attach completed supplemental questionnaire.
2.Applications will be reviewed for minimum qualifications. Applications will be rejected if incomplete or if the completed supplemental questionnaire is not attached.
3.You may submit your required documentation using the following options:
a. Attach a scanned copy in the "Add Attachment" option, or
b. Fax a copy to (209) 668-5529, or
c. Email a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org, or
d. Hand deliver copies of your documentation to 156 S. Broadway, Suite 235, Turlock, CA 95380 on or before the final filing date.
If you are applying on line and attaching documentation to your application, contact Human Resources to assure all of your documentation has been received.
4.Candidates who possess the minimum qualifications and have submitted complete application packets will be invited to compete in the testing process.
5.In the event that a large number of applicants possess the minimum qualifications, applicants who appear to be the most qualified based on their experience and education will be invited to compete in the testing process.
6.Candidates invited to compete in the testing process may be required to take a written examination, which is graded on a pass/fail basis. Only those applicants who pass the written examination will advance to the oral examination.
7.Candidates invited to compete in an oral examination that receives a score of 70% or more will be placed on an eligibility list. Ranking on the eligibility list is based solely on the results of the oral exam.
8.Completion of a practical may be conducted in order to further evaluate skills relating to essential job functions.
9.Top candidates on the eligibility list will be referred to the Turlock Police Department for a Command Staff interview to determine which applicant(s) are referred for a background investigation.
10. Final appointment to the position of Part-Time Animal Services Assistant/ Kennel Attendant will be contingent upon passing the following:
Interview with Chief and
Medical examination (including drug screening, hearing and vision examinations)
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE SYSTEM
The City of Turlock has adopted a veteran's preference system (effective January 1, 2002). The percentage score achieved through an entrance (non-promotional) examination which ranks applicants on an eligibility list shall be adjusted to provide: (a) one (1) percentage point added to the final test score for each six (6) months of active service during a time of armed conflict, up to a maximum of five (5) points, and (b) five (5) percentage points added to the final test score for veterans who are disabled as a result of active military service during a time of armed conflict, regardless of length of service. To receive preference points, applicants must provide supporting documentation and proof of honorable discharge. In no event shall an applicant receive more than a five (5) point adjustment. This request should be made in section #12 of the employment application form. A copy of your DD214 must be attached for this request to be considered.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Turlock is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Affirmative Action. We are sincerely interested in receiving applications from qualified minorities, women and the disabled.
Qualified applicants receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief except where indicated by requirements of the job.
The City of Turlock will make every effort to accommodate applicants that have disabilities that would not allow them to compete in the announced process. Applicants are asked to indicate their request for accommodation in the application form.
MEDICAL EXAMINATION AND FINGERPRINTING
The incumbent will be required to take a medical examination including a drug screening and be fingerprinted.
SMOKING AND TOBACCO USE POLICY
All employees hired after January 1, 2014 as a condition of employment, shall not smoke and /or use any tobacco products. Employees hired after January 1, 2014 will be required to sign a "No Smoking and Tobacco Use Agreement". As a condition of continued employment, all employees hired after January 1, 2014; shall remain a nonsmoker and /or non-tobacco user whether on duty or off duty. Failure to comply with this policy may lead to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
CITY OF TURLOCK WORK ATTIRE/ PERSONAL APPEARANCE POLICY
The City of Turlock adopted a Work Attire/ Personal Appearance Policy on April 17, 2014. This Policy describes guidelines regarding appropriate work attire, appearance and hygiene for the City of Turlock and applies to all regular and part time employees, volunteers and interns.
CUSTOMER SERVICE POLICY
The City of Turlock is committed to quality service to our customers. Our goal is to create a positive, productive and courteous atmosphere for our employees and customers. Employees are evaluated on the quality of customer service they provide.
Sick Leave: The City of Turlock adopted a Paid Sick Leave Policy on June 23, 2015 which applies to all part-time, temporary and seasonal employees as of July 1, 2015. One (1) hour per every 30 hours worked, paid at the employee's regular wage rate (capped at forty-eight (48) hours or six (6) days).
HOURLY RATE OF PAY: $12.00 per hour
HOURS OF WORK: Hours and days may vary (20 hours per week) day, weekend, and holiday availability required. This position is not to exceed 960 hours in a fiscal year.
PLEASE NOTE: Information contained herein does not constitute an expressed or implied contract as it is subject to change.
WHERE TO APPLY:
City of Turlock
Human Resources Division
156 S. Broadway, Suite 235
Turlock, CA 95380-5454
Visit our website at http://www.cityofturlock.org to apply.
All applications must be returned to Human Resources no later than Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.
POSTMARKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
In completing the next three questions please read the minimum qualifications section of this job announcement.
Animal Control Officer II, (B197610-1), R31, Animal Care Facility
Performs advanced zoonosis and vector control which include caring for impounded animals; captures and impounds unlicensed stray and uncontrolled animals; canvasses assigned area to locate animals in violation of licensing laws, conducts both zoonosis and vector control surveillance and health promotion; will also assist with City permits and animal registration. Performs animal care facility services to include pet care, pet health, surgical and vaccines services, and adoption and foster services. Assists in oversight of daily operations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of current zoonotic disease problems.
Knowledge of the laws and ordinances pertaining to animal control and humane treatment of animals.
Knowledge in the use of animal control equipment.
Knowledge in Epidemiology and surveillance methodology for disease prevention.
Must have good computer skills.
Ability to enforce federal, state, and local laws governing animal control.
Ability to interpret and implement City Animal and Fowl ordinance (i.e. permits, neglect, keeping practice, etc).
Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills.
Ability to take and follow directions from supervisor.
Ability to give directions to and gain compliance from assigned staff.
Ability to perform strenuous and routine work.
Ability to maintain a valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.
Ability to maintain harmonious and effective working relationships with other employees and respond to general public complaints.
Ability to project a positive and professional image of the City of Laredo.
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in the English language and orally in the Spanish language.
Ability to comply with all City of Laredo's policies and procedures.
Ability to maintain good health and physical condition sufficient to permit the full performance of the duties of the position.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed indoors and/or outdoors. Work may be exposed to a variety of weather conditions and outdoor elements, such as: excessive dampness, chill, heat, humidity, intermittent noise, and inclement cold weather. Work may be exposed to a variety of environmental conditions, such as: unknown & dangerous conditions, unusual environmental stress, contagious infectious disease, irritating chemicals, life-threatening situations, dry atmosphere, solvents, dirt, grease, oils, silica, asbestos, dust, constant noise, pneumatic vibration, fumes, smoke, gases, radiant/electrical energy, and slippery/uneven walking surfaces. Capable of working closely with others or alone, working long or irregular working hours, working shift work and/or weekends, working with protective devices, working below ground, working on ladders or scaffolding, working around moving objects or vehicles, working around machines with moving parts and objects, working with hands in water, and traveling by car 90% of the time. Ability to operate a motor vehicle, office equipment, and mechanical equipment; Work requires light to heavy carrying and lifting (under 15 pounds up to 45 pounds and over), straight pulling, pulling hand over hand, simple grasping, dual simultaneous grasping, repeated bending, sitting, standing, pushing, crouching, crawling, twisting, kneeling, stooping, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, and reaching above shoulders. Ability to see, write, read, count, identify shade of colors, perceive depth, and hearing is needed to perform the essential functions of this job.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs advanced animal control activities.
Intakes reports and conducts investigations of animal or vector exposure, seven (7) days per week on a rotating basis.
Patrols area by driving truck to locate; identifies, captures, transports, and impounds unlicensed stray, disowned, and uncontrolled animals; completes accurate timely reports and records regarding animal captures, detainments, and quarantines as assessed for rabies/vector diseases.
Investigates animal control reports made; conducts surveillance of "Dog Bite Reports" and conducts inspections; records where and when incidents took place, (type of animal or vector and address and name of victim); searches and locates animals; performs follow-up activities on dog in a 10-day observation period; maintains accurate and complete records of the same.
Conducts impoundment procedures and works in animal care facility.
Investigates bee and bat calls, as well as other dangerous animals; provides preventive measures, refers, and follows-up on care guidelines. When appropriate, provides intervention and pesticide control, as well as conducts surveillance and preventive services to contain the spread of disease.
Assists in facilitation of prevention measures against animal, vector, and other zoonotic exposures.
Enforces the City ordinance to prevent possible rabies outbreak in the community; issues citations for dogs at large; issues tickets for unvaccinated dogs and conducts investigations on animal exposures, including the issuance of permits and registration.
Responds and inspects calls from the public regarding animals that directly affect their way of life; investigates complaints of animals in violation of City ordinances.
Inspects and sets dog and cat traps (or for other animal or vendor) at different locations to capture hazardous, dangerous, or wild animals.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the public; projects a positive and professional image of the animal control service.
Inspects and examines dog licenses or any other animal vector certification for validity of prevention measures and issues citations or summons to the owner whose animals are in violations.
Conducts surveys to assure appropriate vaccination for dog and cats.
Assists local, regional, and state veterinarians in rabies testing; inspects and prepares specimens and remains for packaging and shipments to the Texas Department of Health laboratory in Austin for rabies analysis and other appropriate testing.
Assists law enforcement personnel in removing confiscated and uncontrolled dogs from residences that are considered a nuisance and/or dangerous.
Prepares and maintains daily records of investigation and surveillance files; performing dispatching and related office duties to assure rapid response and prevention.
Appears in court hearings, discussions, conferences, and jury trials as necessary to assure appropriate compliance of City codes and ordinances.
Prepares disease control reports and analysis to assure maximum prevention.
At the animal care facility will provide oversight and direct care of pets, assures health, feeding, sanitation , and may conduct euthanasia.
Works in clinics, spay and neuter services, and adoption and foster services.
Assists in maintaining good communication between staff, visitors, and other business contacts.
Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
At least three (3) years of experience working with animals.
Rabies Pre-Exposure Vaccines must be obtained within one (1) month of employment. Continued employment is contingent on successfully obtaining the required vaccinations within the specified period of time indicated from time of hire.
Valid Licenses and Certifications
Basic Animal Control Certification is required.
Advanced Animal Control Certification must be obtained within six (6) months of employment.
Continued employment is contingent on successfully obtaining required certification(s) and/or license(s) within the specified period of time indicated above from time of hire.
Valid Texas Driver License*
- If applicant holds an out-of-state license, a State of Texas Driver License must be obtained prior to employment.
As part of the minimum requirements for all positions with the City of Laredo, a thorough background check and certified school transcripts will be required from all applicants who are offered employment.
Effective February 24, 1997, all selected applicants are required to undergo a drug and alcohol test prior to employment.
Effective January 7, 2008, all persons in safety-sensitive functions/positions, as per City of Laredo Drug and Alcohol Policy definition, shall be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
A person with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation related to a selection process is requested to contact the Human Resources Department at (956) 727-6460 two days prior to the scheduled interview and/or test if applicable.
"AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER, THE CITY COMPLIES WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT."
Tc24 - Animal Science Technician
Kelly Scientific is currently seeking a Pathology Technician for one of our top clients in Coon Rapids!
Animal Science Technician - Pathology Technician I
Employment: Temp to Hire
Performs anatomic pathology and laboratory duties including performing necropsies, documenting findings, trimming tissue, assisting in the histology laboratory and shipping of specimens. Adherence to GLP and non-GLP studies is mandatory.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Supports or independently performs necropsy procedures, including complete necropsies and perfusion procedures.
Assists and performs routine gross examination as required by GLP standards, and performs accurate and timely record keeping.
Assists in the coordination of study tasks from pre-initiation to study completion.
Coordinates and performs the shipping of all pathology related specimens to the appropriate designated facility. Performs thorough recordkeeping of shipping and receipt logs.
Performs tissue trimming according to established guidelines.
Performs photography and high-resolution x-ray imaging and film developing.
Maintains proficiency in all appropriate designated departmental SOPs with knowledge of lab processes.
Assists in the review of protocols that include pathology services, and assists with modifying pathology-related SOP s.
Maintains a clean, GLP-compliant lab and ensures all logbooks are reviewed and correct. Maintains laboratory equipment according to applicable SOPs.
- Performs calibration or validation activities to specialized equipment. Additional Duties and
Associate or Bachelor degree or equivalent in Biological Sciences or related discipline preferred
Experience in a GLP, preclinical pathology environment is preferred.
Knowledge of Anatomy and/or dissection experience preferred
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to, and comes in contact with, a variety of livestock, domestic and laboratory animals. The employee routinely uses and is exposed to sharp objects, formaldehyde and other toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to fluoroscopy and may occasionally be exposed to blood borne pathogens and zoonotic diseases.*
Please apply online at www.kellyservices.com or send your resume directly to email@example.com for immediate consideration.
Assistant Animal Technician
Open Date 01/01/2019
Requisition Number PRN19399B
Job Title Assistant Animal Technician
Working Title Assistant Animal Technician
Job Grade B
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
7:00 am – 3:30 pm
VP Area President
Department 00717 - Office of Comparative Medicine
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31
Open Until Filled No
Provides care for laboratory animals and their environment through animal husbandry and keeps records according to State, Federal and University regulations.
Sanitizes caging systems, autoclaves, animal rooms and support areas using automated and manual equipment. Feeds and waters animals.
Performs routine animal care maintenance including attaching ID bands and general grooming. Handles and restrains animals according to instructions and protocol. Maintains routine record keeping of such items as environmental conditions and animal inventory.
Observes and communicates animal health conditions to lab personnel and notifies supervisor of abnormal conditions. Distributes supplies to various research areas. May be responsible for euthanasia, limited anesthesia, physical exams and administering medication according to veterinary direction.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Six months work experience, demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required. Ability to move up to 50 pounds may be required in some areas.
Certified positions are also required to have certification as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) with the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) or Veterinary Technician certification. Previous experience in a veterinary or animal laboratory research setting preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities.
To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: email@example.com .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information.
Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). Eligible new hires with priorURSservice, may elect to enroll inURSif they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information.
Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits fromURSare subject to URS' post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
Associate Principal Scientist, Merck Animal Health Formulation Group
Requisition ID: PRE000666
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
Merck's Animal Health (MAH) Division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry's most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally.
The Associate Principal Scientist within the Merck Animal Health Formulation Group is responsible for the development of a variety of different dosage forms (oral, topical, injectable, implant, etc) and related processes across all stages of development. The successful candidate will be a self-motivated scientist with an outstanding scientific track-record and passion for pharmaceutical product development. This individual will use innovative approaches to support both early and late stage development candidates including screening, design and development of formulations defined by robust drug product compositions and processes.
In addition, the individual will lead pipeline and innovation teams. Other responsibilities include statistical experimental design & data analysis, authoring of technical reports, regulatory submissions and patent applications.
Active participation on formulation development teams while interfacing with other functional areas (e.g. project management, manufacturing, quality, regulatory affairs) and external partners to drive project milestones will be required. The candidate should have strong communication skills, good interpersonal and collaboration skills, an ability to multitask and a strong desire to learn and contribute.
A PhD. in Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutics, Material Science or a related discipline with a minimum of four (4) years of pharmaceutical formulation development experience, OR a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutics, Material Science or a related discipline with a minimum of eight (8) years of pharmaceutical formulation development experience.
Experience developing a variety of formulations and processes.
Proven ability to author regulatory filings.
Demonstrated excellence in independently designing and conducting experiments and analyzing data through use of QbD principles, DOEs, and statistical evaluation.
Experience in Animal Health.
Evidence of external influence demonstrated through contributions to the scientific literature (patents, publications, presentations).
Proven ability to identify and develop innovative ideas.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Hands-on experience in pharmaceutical pilot plants.
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.
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Job: Preclinical Dev Generic
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials: General lab materials
Company Trade Name: Merck
Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark
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