Animal Treatment Investigator Job Description Sample
Animal Control Investigator
Animal Control Investigator Salary $31,980.00 - $36,285.00 Annually Location MI 48226, MI Job Type Certified-Regular Civil Service Department Health Department Job Number 20172339027FP Closing 1/29/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Questions Description Under immediate supervision of the Deputy Director; supports and promotes the Detroit Animal Care and Control Mission; performs investigations pertaining to animal bites and ordinance violations, assists in documenting evidence to produce warrants, participates with City Prosecutors in preparing cases, ensures compliance with legal procedure in enforcement of ordinances and seizing of property and animals. Examples of Duties
Enforces City of Detroit animal control ordinances (Chapter 6 of City Ordinances).
Investigates violations of city ordinance from the Detroit Police Department, United States Postal Service, Mayor's office, citizens and visitors of Detroit.
Ensures best practices are followed regarding seizure of animals, evidence collection, and documentation.
Assists in determining the basic health and living conditions as pertaining to city ordinance and documenting observations.
Keeps complete records of ongoing cases, closed cases, and documents situations per DACC policy.
Ensures vehicles and equipment is properly disinfected according to standard operating procedure.
Administers first aid care to animals as needed, as trained by DACC.
Writes tickets and citations and explains fees associated with licensing and fines.
Provide citizens with resources and education about proper animal care, husbandry, relevant city ordinances and state laws.
Operates a variety of communications equipment including two-way radios, multi-line phone systems, iPad/tablet computers, and computers.
Holds humane euthanasia practices to the highest standard, ensuring the implementation of procedures that are timely and end suffering for quality of life and medical by highly trained and compassionate teams
Maintains cleanliness and reports equipment damage.
Completes additional tasks necessary to provide care to animals and ensure Animal Care and Control facility and equipment in a state of good repair. Minimum Qualifications High School graduation or GED. Additional training and certification such as NACHO, Code 3, NACA, University of Missouri, or criminology background preferred. Two years experience as an Animal Control Officer or three years in management in an animal related field. One year experience in caring for animals. Supplemental Information LICENSE, CERTIFICATION AND OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be a Certified Animal Control Officer by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, having completed and submitted 100 hours of training. Certified by a Michigan State Licensed Veterinarian to perform euthanasia by injection. Valid State of Michigan Operator License required. Candidates considered for placement in this classification may be subject to a Criminal Background Investigation based on the requirements of the position. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in both an office and kennel area. While performing kennel-related duties, the employee is frequently required to lift up to 40 lbs. without assistance, restrain or control aggressive animals, sit, stand, walk, run, and move freely. The noise level may be quiet or very loud. Though applicable safety procedures are documented and utilized, the employee may be exposed to unsanitary or unhygienic materials, individuals, animals, and situations in the course of performing duties. EVALUATION PROCESS: 1. Training & Experience - (25%) maximum 2. Written Examination
75% maximum 3. Total of Oral Appraisal & Evaluation of 100% (Maximum) 4. Military Service: 1-15 Points. 5. Domicile Credit: 15 Points. City Employees Benefits Summary EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS The City of Detroit offers a competitive and comprehensive employee benefit package. We pride ourselves on the longevity of our employees. Part of the reason for the low turnover rate is the exceptional benefit package listed below. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following: Medical Eligible for hospital, surgical, and prescription drug benefits after ninety-one (91) days of employment. Dental Eligible for dental care after sixth (6) months of employment. Vision Eligible for eye care after six (6)months of employment. Life Insurance Optional group insurance available to employee and their family. The City pays 60% of premium for first $12,500 of employee life insurance. Employee may purchase, at own expense, life insurance for spouse and each dependent. Long-Term Disability Insurance (Income Protection Plan) The City offers disability insurance through payroll deductions for persons who become disabled and who are not yet eligible for a service retirement. VACATION and LEAVE Holidays New Year’s Day Martin Luther King’s Birthday Good Friday Memorial Day Independence Day Labor Day Veterans Day Thanksgiving Day Day after Thanksgiving Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Year’s Eve Sick Leave City employees accrue sick leave based on the number of regular hours worked. Full time employees earn ninety-six (96) hours of sick leave per year. You may carry over your unused sick leave. Effective July 7, 2012 maximum accumulation is 300 hours. Other Leave Policies The City also has the following paid and unpaid leaves; funeral leave, Family and Medical Leave, jury duty, military duty leave, unpaid personal leave, RETIREMENT BENEFITS City Employees Retirement System As a regular City employee you automatically become a member of the General Retirement System. This entitles you to a retirement allowance after: • Completion of thirty (30) years of service; - At age sixty (60) if you have at least ten (10) years of service, or
At age sixty-five (65) with eight (8) years of service. (In the event of disability, other eligibility rules apply); • An early, actuarially reduced, retirement is offered after you have attained at least twenty-five (25) years of service; • Employees are vested after ten (10) years of service, regardless of age. Advancement Opportunities Employees have many opportunities for growth and career advancement throughout all City departments and divisions. Have a successful career with the City of Detroit. Always remember that you are a part of a team with a common Vision of delivering excellent service to the citizens of the City of Detroit. 01 Do you possess a High School graduation or GED.?
no 02 Do you possess (2) Two years experience as an Animal Control Officer or three years in management in an animal related field and (1) One year experience in caring for animals?
no 03 Are you a Certified Animal Control Officer by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, having completed and submitted 100 hours of training?
no 04 Are you Certified by a Michigan State Licensed Veterinarian to perform euthanasia by injection?
no 05 Do you possess Valid State of Michigan Operator License?
no Required Question
Laboratory Animal Technicians
ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Keaki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, and Kūpono Government Services. Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship. Laulima Government Solutions is looking for qualified Laboratory Animal Technicians to provide Scientific Support in a high containment facility. Primary responsibilities include: Description of
Assist in the following major areas of research:
Animal facility maintenance, animal care, and husbandry
Animal study support
Maintaining the health of the animal colony
Supporting the animal regulatory program
Maintain the animal health quality assurance program to include the sentinel animal program; maintaining animal health records; performing routine animal health checks; reporting abnormalities to the investigator and attending veterinarian; performing prescribed treatments; and fulfilling technical requests of researchers.
Lab Tech support that involves non-human primates.
Provide rodent and rabbit facilities management
- Provide support for various technical procedures, barrier management, hazard containment, and data management. Degree/Education/Certification
Must be certified at the Laboratory Animal Technician level and have at least two years of experience in a laboratory animal facility performing animal husbandry and clinical care.
Must be proficient in obtaining blood and other samples from rodents, rabbits, chickens and nonhuman primates. Required Skills and Experience:
Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
Ability to obtain/maintain DoJ Security Risk Assessment (SRA) approval.
Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved Investigational New Drugs (IND) recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposure of biological agents
Must be willing to participate in periodic drug screening.
Must have the ability to obtain/maintain certification in Chemical Personnel Reliability Program and/or Biological Personnel Reliability Program.
Must have the ability to obtain/maintain CDC Select Agent Program approval.
Willingness to work under BSL-2, BSL-3, and BSL-4 conditions. Able to wear respiratory protection Desired Skills and Experience:
Experience in specialty areas such as rodent and rabbit facilities, nonhuman primate facilities, barrier, hazard containment and animal facility data management are desirable.
Comparative medicine research experience
Familiarity with hospital tools such as endoscopy, cardiac telemetry monitors, and Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Single Positron Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Ultrasonography imaging to systematically evaluate the pathogenic processes and clinical course of disease in animal models exposed to microbes.
Experience with viral Select Agents is highly desired
Good Laboratory Practice experience is preferred.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Basic understanding of laboratory information management systems (LIMS)
Demonstrate interpersonal, oral and written communication, and organizational skills
Demonstrate ability to ability to work independently, design experiments, and analyze data Clearance:
Individual must be able to meet the requirements for Public Trust Level 5b. For this level, candidates must complete and pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) with fingerprinting, and a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI). Laulima Government Solutions LLC is a fast growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries; a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid vacation and sick time; and 10 paid holidays. Laulima Government Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. For additional information on Laulima Government Solutions, LLC, please visit www.laulimags.com. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request an accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.
Small Animal Anesthesia / Large And Small Animal Veterinary Technologist - West Lafayette - Veterinary Medical Teaching
Provide anesthesia support for small animal patients. Perform various types of clinical services relating to the following; anesthesia on small animals, emergency critical care, and large animal services.
Provide instruction to veterinary and veterinary technology students and interns/residents, as well as assist with new ECC staff orientation and training. Monitor inventory/supplies and order when necessary. Perform record keeping tasks.
Assist staff clinicians with various research projects related to anesthesia.This represents three vacancies.Required:Associate degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program (or obtaining with six months).Must be registered in Indiana within twelve months of employment.Ability to work under pressure in emergency situations.Good interpersonal and communication skills; ability to follow written and verbal instructions.Excellent organizational and time management skills.Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 pounds frequently and 60 pounds occasionally.Computer proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.A valid driver's license.Preferred:Bachelor's degree from an AVMA accredited veterinary technology program.Previous RVT work experience in a large animal veterinary practice or veterinary teaching hospital.Anesthesia experience on small animals and large animal handling .Previous teaching experience.Experience with Microsoft Outlook and a hospital information system.Additional Information:This posting represents three vacancies.Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position.Rotating shift: Mon
Thurs 8:00PM - 6:30AM, Fri
Sun 7:00AM - 8:30PM, and Fri
Sun 7:00PM - 8:30AMWill participate in after hours on-call schedule (nights/weekends/holidays) when on the day shift.A background check will be required for employment in this position.FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime).Retirement Eligibility:
Nonexempt Defined Contribution Plan.Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO
Animal Health Sales, Regional Business Manager(Farm Animal Products) Southeast Region
- Leads/coaches individuals and team (8-10 technical sales specialists) within the region in support of enhanced customer service to the region’s clinics in best utilization of Bayer product portfolio, marketing tools, clinic staff education programs, and sales promotions in building and maintaining their clinic/business key performance indicators which results in year-over-year sales target attainment
- Holds each territory technical sales specialist account to their sales targets, and other defined performance objectives. Providing the appropriate level of direction and problem solving targeted to enhancing the customer experience, in partnering with us.
- Travels within the region, alongside each individual on the sale team, to evaluate all aspects of their performance, the performance of our portfolio and programs, and provide a visible added level of contact to regional clinics/customers
- Is a critical connection piece (for communications and/or implementation) from "home office" (which includes Brand Marketing, Commercial Operations, Veterinary Product Services/Pharmacovigilance and Product Supply) to the field – in support of new product launch, marketing/brand materials development and distribution, sales promotions, customer service, and product delivery.
- Is the primary responsible person in the attraction and on-going attainment and development of high performing technical sales staff who are/become independent and self-sufficient through the application of effective rep-to-rep problem solving, effective sales and efficient territory management training.
- Established regional and territory dollar volume goals, and establishes regional and territory expense budgets and ensures operations within set budget.
- As a member of the US FAP Leadership Team utilizes customer, business, and industry insights to set the business unit on-going strategy.
- Bachelor’s degree in a life science, business management or marketing related degree. MBA preferred.
- Greater than 10 years of applicable sales experience, showing the capability to grow sales within a region/territory through expanded customer base and increased sales volume per customer. With animal/human health industry and/or professional channel sales, preferred.
- 3 plus year experience in team supervision or team/project lead role.
- Working knowledge of computer applications including MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Working understanding of enterprise-wide sales based data and reporting applications, such as but not limited to, SAP, OBI, and VEEVA. Able to analyze data from within systems to effectively manage customer accounts.
- Understanding/Appreciation of company's product portfolio and Farm Animal marketplace performance.
- Experience which can convey displayed behaviors and perform actions to a capable level in the following key competencies: Customer Focus, Drives Results, Plans, and Aligns, Manages Ambiguity and Builds Effective Teams.
Animal Health Technician
Position Summary Information
Job Description Summary Animal Health Technician Position is available in the Office of Research
’s Rinker Campus Vivarium Facility. The Office of Research manages 4,000 sq ft of OLAW-Assured rodent vivarium facilities at the Rinker Health Science Campus. Research and teaching activities supported by the Office of Research include pharmacological research, infectious disease, cancer biology, nutrition and metabolism studies, orthopedic research, therapeutics, toxicology and teaching activities to support a diverse program of learning. The vivarium exists to provide state-of-art care and support for the animal models component of these studies. This position will be integral to facilitating research activities at Chapman University that utilize animal models. Duties may include: (1) daily animal care; (2) monitoring health, census, environmental parameters, and biosecurity measures associated with research animal management, and problem solving when variations in these measurements are not within acceptable standards; (3) coordinating & advising on equipment and disposable supply needs for maintenance of animal health and in accordance with SOP’s; (4) attending investigator staff meetings when appropriate to be apprised of ongoing studies; (5) participating in preparation and QA monitoring of sterile materials required to ensure animal biosecurity; (6) assisting with active research protocols as necessary; (7) other duties as required.
Responsibilities Animal Welfare Assessments
Perform daily animal welfare checks to assess animal’s behavior and wellbeing.
Identify and report abnormalities to the veterinary staff or investigator staff for disposition.
Assist in treatments as directed by Veterinary Staff
Perform routine procedures, such as weekly weighing of animals Animal Husbandry
Perform routine husbandry including providing appropriate feed and water, and housing conditions. Duties are performed as outlined in the Vivarium SOP Handbook as appropriate for the given species and research application
Prepare room and cages for incoming animals
Prepare and stock animal rooms with feed, water and other supplies as directed, and for weekend coverage
Assure that the appropriate cage cards are in place
Count animals based upon protocol, project, cage card, or other parameters for regulatory and billing purposes
Follow biosecurity practices to minimize cross contamination Research Support
May assist with common research procedures as requested by the Vivarium Manager, such as substance administration, collection, genotyping, and post-operative care Monitor Environmental Parameters and Room Sanitation
Perform room environmental checks daily including recording temperature and humidity, overall room condition, and room sanitation
Use appropriate disinfectants and cleaning agents to disinfect and sanitize in and around animal holding areas and prior to receipt of animals on a scheduled basis as outlined in the Vivarium SOP Handbook as appropriate for the given species.
Perform quality assurance standards to assess adequacy of disinfectants
Work with sterilized equipment taking precautions to avoid cross contamination Record Keeping
Maintain appropriate feed and inventory logs to track regular usage and to assure feed is used within the appropriate amount of time to ensure freshness
Complete records as needed for various assurances to animal welfare agencies, including the IACUC. Communication and Training
Attends scheduled staff meeting and continuing education
Communicates animal care issues to investigator, investigator staff, supervisor and co-workers
Required Qualifications Experience in providing administrative support in a professional office
. Working knowledge of applicable policies, guidelines and regulations. Working knowledge of laws and regulations that govern the housing and management of laboratory animals. Animal handling required. Must be willing to work with rodents and birds. Must be comfortable working with animals in a research setting. Must be willing to work weekends and certain holidays on a rotational basis. Ability to maintain detailed and accurate daily record keeping. Will train on necessary research support procedures.
Desired Qualifications Experience in a laboratory animal setting
Special Instructions to Applicants The offer of employment for the final candidate is contingent upon satisfactory completion of and outcomes of a criminal background screening
, and upon the acceptance of and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate. Position Title: Animal Health Technician
Position Type:* Staff
Job Number:* 20170076 Full or Part Time: Full Time
Posting Date:* 01/11/2018
Animal Humane Investigations Agent
Job Title: Humane Investigations Agent
FLSA Classification: Full-time, hourly, non-exempt
Job Relationship: Reports to Chief Humane Investigator; Works closely with the Director of Operations; May oversee assigned volunteers
Serves as a humane agent and law enforcement representative for the APL in the prevention of cruelty and neglect to animals. Conducts investigations and assists in providing animal welfare education/awareness to the general public. Provides quality and ethical animal and people care in accordance with the APL’s mission, goal and management philosophy.
Competitive compensation based on experience. Part time employees are eligible for dental and vision insurance, matching retirement plan, and optional cafeteria insurance plans.
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EEOC: The Cleveland APL is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.
Apply Online, include cover letter and resume, at:https://clevelandapl.org/employment-application/
For a Complete
As a 501(c)(3) agency, we are not funded or controlled by any government or national animal welfare organization. Our animal shelter, services, and programs are made available through fundraising, donations, foundation and corporate support, and service fees.
We are committed to 100 percent placement of adoptable animals and envision a time when every friendly, healthy, homeless animal in our community can be cared for until a new family is found.
The Cleveland APL provides shelter to homeless animals relinquished by their guardians, animals that are rescued from abuse or neglect, and stray or abandoned cats. Stop in and visit the many animals we help and have available for adoption and make one of our friends one of your very best friends! The Cleveland APL is where happily ever after begins-for both shelter pets and people.
Animal Caretaker I
Position works Sunday-Thursday with Friday and Saturday off.Additional Hours:Position will have occasional mandatory overtime and works a rotating holiday schedule. Position may rotate to other facilities within OAR to fill in for absent staff.Job DetailsBackground Check:Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.Additional Information:Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Risk
Desire previous animal caretaking experience in laboratory research environment, veterinary office, or animal hospital. Desire previous experience using cleaning/sanitation equipment.
Desire an application that is thorough including a complete work history listing specific duties and care performed. Have the ability to communicate effectively with others and to follow oral and written instructions. Be detail oriented.Duties:1.
Feeds and waters animals including the mixing and preparing of feed for standard or special diets. Weighs animals, keeping records on weights of feed and animal in coordination with the feeding program. Grooms, handles, and restrains animals.2.
Checks newly purchased animals for conformance to order specifications.3. Cleans and disinfects animal enclosures, isolation rooms, buildings, andequipment, adhering to established policies for maintaining pathogen freeenvironments and containment of animals exposed to infectious diseases.4. Operates mechanical equipment, such as autoclaves, ventilated racks, andcage washers.
Checks for and reports failures in heating and ventilationsystems to supervisor.5. Observes animals for signs of phenotype, illness, injury, or stress. Reports observations to supervisor.6.
Assists in routine veterinary treatments or restraint of animals forexperimental purposes.7. Maintains and performs minor repairs to animal equipment, enclosures, andanimal facility. Reports major building repairs or malfunctions to facilitysupervisor.8.
Transports animals, equipment, and supplies using carts or motorizedvehicles.9. In animal facility, may use ventilated racks and biological safety cabinets for isolation and containment activities. Under direction of properly trained personnel, may euthanize animals in accordance to standard procedures.10.
Under direction of principal investigator and with adequate training may be responsible for maintaining breeding colonies.11. Maintains the following records: feed, animal inventory numbers, veterinary treatment, animal health status observations, animal room environment observations and other record keeping duties as assigned.MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:1. Ability to read, write, and follow directions.2.
Possession of a valid state or commercial driver's license, as required.Before applying for the ANIMAL CARETAKER I position, please read the Minimum QualificationsBefore you can apply for a specific opening, you must have an ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MERIT EMPLOYMENT FILE with UI HR Employment Services. If you have already done so, please login. If you have not, please read our introductory page.APPLICANT CREDENTIALS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATIONBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.For information about applying for Officeand Clerical, Service, or Technical/Craft positions, please go to MeritApplication Procedures or contact Universit
Job Overview Covance is seeking an Animal Technician for its Cumberland, VA location. • Perform socialization procedures as scheduled by supervisor • Follow SOP guidelines on Socialization • Document accurate records of canine behavior • Observe animals for injuries and illness and report per SOP • Humane care and treatment of animals • Other special projects as assigned Education/Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
- No experience necessary
Position TypeFull-Time Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
Animal Technologist I
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. This position reports directly to the Animal Resources Facility (ARF) Technical Services Manager. Key responsibilities: individual provides animal clinical care and treatment to research animals as prescribed by the ARF Technologist II and as directed by the Technical Services Manager or Attending Veterinarian. Under the direction of the Technologist II may assist in packing and shipping sentinel animals to Charles River Laboratories for diagnostic testing. Must be able to sex and wean mice, and identify animals by ear punch, ear tag number or toe clip. Maybe asked to assist in some technical support duties. Must be able to understand and follow ARF standard operating procedures and DFCI institutional guidelines and policies. Individual must understand and follow the local, state, federal and regulations and guidelines.
Routine handling, restraint, identification (including ear notching, tagging, tattooing, and toe clipping) and sexing of common laboratory animals. Ability to distinguish various common laboratory animal strains in accordance with standardized genetic nomenclature and phenotype identification.
Responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate records, including but not limited to breeding records, health monitoring reports, receipt of sentinel animals and animal disposition logs. Requires a working knowledge of basic computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and other related software.
Responsible for monitoring animal colonies for injured, sick, moribund, or dead animals and recording/reporting any findings. Responsible for maintaining animal health records for on-going treatments in the HMR/IACUC database.
Monitoring Emergency Separation Notices, separating overcrowded cages as necessary, transcribing correct animal information onto cage cards after separations, and entering information accurately into Technical Services database.
Assists the Technologists II in collection of sentinel animals. This includes accurate sentinel animal identification (room/rack #) for scheduled shipment to Charles River Laboratories for pathogen testing. Blood collection and serum preparation for sentinel animals in ABSL-2/3 suite.
Responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate records, including but not limited to; technical service records, animal census, sterilization logs, breeding records, transgenic data, anesthesia machine logs, animal receiving and disposition logs, etc.
Performs quarterly environmental testing of the animal facility, including equipment, surfaces and RO water.
High school diploma required. A BA/BS in Animal Science or related life science preferred.
1-2 years of work experience in small animal studies in academia or industry preferred.
Knowledge in animal studies including IP, IV, SQ injections, oral gavage, blood collection, and minor surgical procedures preferred (e.g., renal capsule implants, mammary fat pad implants, prostate implants).
Prior preclinical PET/SPECT/CT, MRI, BLI and ultrasound experience preferred.
Must be organized and meticulous in record keeping.
Ability to communicate and collaborate with members of a multidisciplinary team.
Excellent interpersonal skills are required.
Individual must be able to safely handle, restrain, perform treatments and euthanize laboratory mice as directed. An understanding of mouse breeding colony maintenance required for establishing breeding colony pairs, sexing animals, weaning pups and entering colony data on cage cards and in computer database.
Previous experience working with infectious agents (ABSL-2/3 level) would be helpful but not required. In-house training will be provided prior to working in ABSL-2/3 areas. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law. Job ID: 2017-6743 Grade: 18 External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org
Senior Animal Care Technician
SENIOR ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN Print Apply SENIOR ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN Salary $15.60 - $18.25 Hourly Location 2700 Evella, TX Job Type Full-Time Department Administration and Regulatory Affairs Job Number 18818 Closing 2/9/2018 11:59 PM Central
Questions POSITION OVERVIEW Applications Accepted From: All Persons Interested Posting Number: PN #18818 Division: BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions Workdays & Hours: Various* *Subject to change DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Leads and assigns Animal Care Technicians in the humane care for the shelter animals and maintenance of facilities. Frequently uses animal control, care and management software to document activities in field, shelter and office settings. Cleans and sanitizes kennels, wards, cages, equipment, runs and other areas of the facility with appropriate cleaning agents in order to maintain a healthy, clean, safe and sanitary facility for shelter animals and the public. Assists in unloading trucks and directs animals to holding areas, maintains animal inventory and reports discrepancies to Shelter Supervisor. Restrains animals for euthanasia, may perform euthanasia, and ensures proper disposal of carcasses per bureau policy. Assists public in reclaiming animals. Alerts Shelter Supervisor about problems with equipment or building issues that need to be fixed by department building services personnel. Prepares animals for laboratory examinations. Properly documents specimens prior to submission to the City's epidemiology lab. Assigns and coordinates the daily work activities of Animal Care Technicians. Assists in training and counseling Animal Care Technicians in the performance of their job duties. Assists Shelter Supervisor in creating and implementing policies and procedures as they pertain to assigned areas. Humanely handles and kennels all animals and identifies shelter animals with appropriate tags or bands before kenneling. Provides food, water and proper care for all shelter animals by adhering to schedules and protocols within departmental policy. Oversees and provides vaccination, micro chipping, FIV/FEV testing and treatment of all shelter animals. Maintains accurate and legible case files and records for each animal in the shelter; uses a computer to input, update and access information regarding shelter animals and to produce written documents. May assist BARC management, the veterinary staff and other individuals, in animal care, surgery or related procedures. WORKING CONDITIONS The position requires extensive, near-continuous physical exertion such as repeated lifting of very heavy objects (more than 80 pounds), deep bending, climbing steps and/or assuming awkward positions. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must undergo a rabies immunization series prior to beginning employment. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Two years of experience in the care and handling of animals. Must have and maintain euthanasia certification. LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Valid Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2). PREFERENCES Preference will be given to applicants who have previous working knowledge of animal care shelter environment. Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6. GENERAL INFORMATION SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED Department may administer skills assessment test. SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test. SALARY INFORMATION Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. Pay Grade 15 APPLICATION PROCEDURES Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm. For application status inquiries please contact 832-393-7238. Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process. All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1. EEO Equal Employment Opportunity The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan. Benefits include: • Medical • Dental • Vision • Wellness • Life insurance • Long-term disability • Retirement pension • 457 deferred compensation plan • Employee Assistance Program • 10 days of vacation each year • 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday • Flexible schedules • Professional development opportunities • Transportation/parking plan • Section 125 pretax deductions • Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html 01 Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Force (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?
No 02 What is your highest level of education completed?
Did not complete high school or GED
High school diploma or GED
Bachelor's Degree or higher 03 How much verifiable, paid experience in the care and handling of animals?
Less than 2 years + 2 to less than 4 years + 4 years or more
No Experience 04 Which of the following do you have experience in performing on animals? (Check all that apply)
None of the above 05 Briefly describe your duties/responsibilities while working in an animal shelter or clinic. (Note: "See resume" or N/A reference will not be accepted as a satisfactory response to this question). 06 Are you willing to work weekends?
No 07 Do you currently have a euthanasia certification?
No 08 Are you currently an ARA employee?
No 09 Do you currently have a valid Driver's License
My license is currently expired / not valid 10 Are you willing to undergo a rabies immunization series prior to beginning employment?
No Required Question
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